Tag Archives: Olympics

  • Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    When I was 15 years old, my major aspirations in life were to lose my virginity and get my driver’s license, both of which I eventually managed to accomplish thanks to the poor judgment of the other respective parties involved. According to a recently unearthed video, when Michael Phelps was 15, he was excited about […]

  • 9 Things We Won’t Miss About the 2014 Winter Olympics

    9 Things We Won’t Miss About the 2014 Winter Olympics

    Normally when the Olympics are over I get a little sad because I’m going to miss watching sports 12 hours a day. However, that’s not the case with the 2014 Winter Olympics. I still enjoyed them, because, all-in-all, they were decent. But there was just something missing this year. Sochi just didn’t have the same […]

  • What 25 Countries Will Pay for Their Medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    What 25 Countries Will Pay for Their Medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    With the 2014 Winter Olympics now officially in the bag, a lot of sports experts are talking about the final medal standings and what it all means. Were the games a success for Russia even without a medal in hockey? Did the U.S. choke? Will the Netherlands just win all the speed skating medals the next time? […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 21st) — Kristi Yamaguchi

    This Day In Sports History (February 21st) — Kristi Yamaguchi

    It was on this day in 1992 that Kristi Yamaguchi won an Olympic gold medal in women’s figure skating. It would be the first, and only, Olympic medal won by Yamaguchi during her figure skating career. Going into the ’92 Albertville Games, USA’s Tonya Harding and Japan’s Midori Ito held the advantage of being able […]

  • 10 Most Boring Winter Olympic Sports

    10 Most Boring Winter Olympic Sports

    I am what you might consider an Olympics junkie. Whether it’s the Summer Games or the Winter Games, if the Olympics are going on my TV hardly gets turned off. I’m a total sucker. That being said, there are some events that I simply cannot watch. It’s not that there’s anything inherently wrong with them, […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Last week a couple of American lugers at the 2014 Winter Olympics took umbrage at a Canadian anti-discrimination commercial that basically called doubles luge gay. Was the commercial funny? Definitely. However, it was also a bit silly, and one of the athletes in question theorized that any sport looks gay if you watch certain parts of it […]

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    There are a number of thrilling events at the Winter Olympics. However, with all due respect to downhill skiing, snowboard cross, and short track speed skating, it’s pretty clear that the most exciting event of all is ice hockey. So what is it about hockey? Well it’s not just the fast pace, the skill, the rivalries, […]