Sports

Ugly Americans Win Gold in Rio

Ryan Lochte and his teammates give the boors from Brazil something to jeer about.

What's gold doesn't necessarily glitter.

Photographer: Harry How/Getty Images

Sports fans boo for many reasons. Brazilians, maybe more than most. Jeers, catcalls and heckling have been staples of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and the habit has stirred a storm of comment and consternation.

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