The scalpel, please
Where the athletes have been surgically cut—not pierced at the mall—for sports-related injuries.
Patty Shea (field hockey) has had 13 operations on her right knee.
Mary Slaney (track and field) has had 19 operations, not included above.
The Truth About Olympic Cats and Dogs
While they're away in Atlanta, the U.S. athletes will leave behind 367 pets (give or take a ferret or a fish). Here's the whole menagerie:
1 guinea pig
1 potbellied pig
4 horses (not counting those of the equestrians, including Bruce Davidson's 70)
Peter Cox Jr. (fencing) has a ferret, and he used to have a cockatiel, until the ferret ate it.
Diver Jenny Keim's pets: cats, dogs, fish, parakeet, turtles
Swimmer Brooke Bennett's pets: horse, donkey, potbellied pig