WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Swimmer Missy Franklin poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on November 19, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images for USOC)
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Three morning talking points
1. Missy Mania! The next Michael Phelps isn't Ryan Lochte.She's a 17-year-old girl from Colorado.
2. Ryan Lochte sputters again, placing fourth in the men's 200-meter freestyle final. But fourth is the new first for the U.S.Olympic team, says Christine Brennan.
3. U.S. men's gymnastics team's heartbreak. From first in qualifying to fifth in the final. John Orozco's tearful reaction was tough to watch.
Today's must-see live
Women's gymnastics team final (11:30 a.m. ET, streaming online): Here's a shot at gold for reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber, who failed to qualify for the individual all-around final. Will she be ready?
Quote(s) of the day
"I expected to do better, but the weights were too heavy."- Manuel Minginfel, Micronesian weightlifter (via Vancouver Sun's Bev Wake)
"I don't know if you know this, Prime Minister, but my grandmother is a big fan of Dizzee Rascal."- Prince William, presumably joking, on Queen Elizabeth's musical taste during the hip hop portion of the Olympic opening ceremony (via British Prime Minister David Cameron and the Associated Press's Jill Lawless)
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