The USA is currently tied atop the medal count with China. Each country has already secured 23 medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics. A pair of suburban DeKalb natives will have the opportunity to earn another medal for the U.S. in rowing when the men's eight gets underway on Wednesday.
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Grant and Ross James, a pair of 24-year old Wisconsin alums, will be on the boat when the rowing competition gets underway at 9:30 CT. The USA will be in Group A along with five other countries, including Great Britain.
The USA women will battle Turkey in Group A basketball action. Swin Cash and Sylvia Fowles, each a member of the Chicago Sky, are on Team USA.
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