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  • Illustration Made in America by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    GIBBS: Restoring pride in the SS United States

    With the U.S. Olympic Committee caught red-faced earlier this month for dressing our nation's athletes in uniforms made in China, one harkens back to the day when "Made in America" was more than a nostalgic slogan.


  • This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic  athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts  modeling the the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform. As an official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, Ralph Lauren has designed Team USA’s Official Opening and Closing Ceremony Parade Uniforms as well as a unique collection of village wear apparel and accessories which embodies the spirit of American athleticism and sportsmanship. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauren)

    Americans reaping what China sews

    Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue - but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming.


  • Michelle Obama is behind the "Let's Play!" program, a fitness initiative aimed at combating childhood obesity. (Associated Press)

    First lady takes obesity fight to summit

    Men with earpieces and dark suits, two metal detectors and a bomb-sniffing dog whose wet nose dribbled on the marble floor stood outside the Hilton Anatoles Grand Ballroom on Monday. This wasn't normal for the U.S. Olympic Committee's media summit: First lady Michelle Obama was minutes away.


  • Sports Briefs

    U.S. Olympic Committee leaders will resume negotiations with the IOC this week about the revenue-sharing dispute that's been blocking potential American bids for the games, including the 2022 Winter Olympics.


  • Boeheim still a coach for US Olympic team

    Jim Boeheim's spot on the coaching staff of the U.S. basketball team is secure, though the U.S. Olympic Committee is monitoring the child sex abuse investigation of Boeheim's longtime assistant at Syracuse.


  • Boeheim gets ovation as inquiry continues

    Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim was greeted by another loud ovation Friday night before his fourth-ranked Orange met No. 10 Florida with former star Carmelo Anthony in a front-row seat.


  • Coach Jay Miller, right, talks with his players at the start of a U.S. national softball team practice in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. The World Cup of Softball takes place this week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    USA softball faces precarious future

    With softball being dropped from the Olympics for at least the rest of the decade, there's a new, sobering reality for the USA team.


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