U.S. Track Runner, Manteo Mitchell, Became The Most Inspirational Story Of The Olympics After Running 200 Meters With A Broken Leg: In a feat of supernatural courage that could make even a virtual Greg Jennings jealous, U.S. 4x400m relay lead-off man Manteo Mitchell “put the team on his back” Thursday afternoon by finishing his split of the relay even though he broke his leg halfway through his run.
USA Basketball Men's National Team member LeBron James, right, listens to the National Anthem before taking on the Dominican Republic at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on July 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)
Esperanza Flores's place on the United States Olympic figure skating team has come at the expense of an injured skater, so in addition to the pressure of sudden fame and outsized expectations Espi has to deal with the resentment of her teammates--and their efforts to sabotage her routine. Gr 5-8
USA Basketball Men's National Team head coach Mike Krzyzewski instructs his team against the Dominican Republic at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on July 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)
JULY 28: Prisilla Altagracia Rivera Brens #14 of Dominican Republic returns a shot to team Italy during Women's Volleyball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty