"Second place not an option in U.S. sports"

"Second place not an option in U.S. sports"

Post by yared22.. » Sat, 01 Jan 2005 01:32:06


Second place not an option in U.S. sports
Special Series: Medals. Medals by the fistful. Gold, silver and bronze.
One hundred in all. Such was the mission, the mantra hung over the
entrance to the United States Olympic Committee training center in
Colorado Springs.
at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20041230-121711-3968r.htm

World speaks our language and attends our colleges
Special Report: Nearly 600,000 foreign students study in the United
States annually, most pursuing college degrees in business and science.
at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20041229-121824-7896r.htm

America becomes global marketplace
Special Report: The United States creates some of the world's most
innovative products, dominating brands and profitable business models,
exporting them around the globe with tremendous success.
at http://www.washtimes.com/business/20041228-121324-9000r.htm

America enjoys view from the top
Love it, hate it, embrace it, deny it, American power, American
influence and American values are the defining features of today's
interconnected world.
at http://www.washtimes.com/world/20041227-122825-4234r.htm

 
 
 

"Second place not an option in U.S. sports"

Post by Don Del Grand » Sat, 01 Jan 2005 02:48:10

Quote:

>Second place not an option in U.S. sports
>Special Series: Medals. Medals by the fistful. Gold, silver and bronze.
>One hundred in all. Such was the mission, the mantra hung over the
>entrance to the United States Olympic Committee training center in
>Colorado Springs.
>at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20041230-121711-3968r.htm

Er, if "second place is not an option," then why do silver (and
bronze, for that matter) medals "count"?

-- Don