Quote of the Day

"It’s a great breakthrough win, not only for her but for those who look at the sport and see ... this lilywhite dominance of gymnastics. No more."
-- USA Today columnist Christine Brennan, on U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas becoming the first African-American to win the all-around Gold Medal. ("NewsHour," PBS, 8/2)
Friday August 3, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 232 Print This Issue

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  • A Nice Ring To It

    Douglas' Corn Flakes box will hit shelves this fall Kellogg’s has signed an endorsement deal with gymnast Gabby Douglas following her winning the all-around competition Gold Medal Thursday. The company plans to feature Douglas on special-edition boxes of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes this fall. Kellogg's marks the second company to sign the all-around Gold Medal-winning teen. Douglas was virtually unknown to sponsors at the start of '12, as she did not sign her first deal with P&G until after she won the all-around competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Kellogg’s is a USOC and USA Gymnastics sponsor, as well as the ...

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    After becoming the "first big target" of NBC's Olympic coverage, Ryan Seacrest is seeing less airtime as Games progress

  • Life's A Beach

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  • Contemporary History

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  • You're My Home

    Browns' Jimmy Haslam says family will stay in Knoxville, but be in Cleveland “frequently.”

  • The Impression That I Get

    Comedian Frank Caliendo confirms he will not return to "Fox NFL Sunday" this fall

  • Three's Company

    Nike becomes sponsor of new FIBA 3-on-3 tourney.

  • Where The Wind Blows

    Fewer participants than expected in next year's America's Cup could diminish the race's economic impact on S.F.

  • Only In America

    N.Y. Times calls Mike Tyson’s one-man show “among the odder spectacles Broadway has seen.”

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