The Ugly Americans are back at the 2012 London Olympics – and how
The "ugly Americans" singled out in the article:What is "ugly"? Ugly is ignorance of sportsmanship: putting down your opponents, treating the Olympics like your own dominion, and thumbing your nose at anyone who dares to call you on it. It's assuming there's an acceptable level of inherent obnoxiousness and self-promotion acceptable in what's supposed to be the ultimate test of athleticism above all.
The women's soccer team (and coach Pia Sundhage)
Gymnast Danell Leyva
Mariel Zagunis (opening ceremonies flagbearer for these games)