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Athletes asked to behave

Updated: August 13, 2004, 4:00 PM ET
By Steve Woodward | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS -- Although he might have selected a less disturbing analogy, U.S. Olympic Committee acting chief executive Jim Scherr was trying to clarify once and for all the image he hopes the American team will convey to the world during the 17 days of the Athens Games.

Will it be one of stoic, unwavering discipline or unbridled emotion?

"They are not going to be goose-stepping," said Scherr, conjuring memories of Nazi Germany's military parades while referring to team instructions.

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