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  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/2/12 — Team USA Basketball

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/2/12 — Team USA Basketball

    I was going to award the “Stat Line of the Night” for Thursday, August 2, 2012 to Carmelo Anthony after his 37 points and 10 three-pointers helped him break the Team USA single-game scoring and three-point records in under 15 minutes of action, but it was almost impossible to overlook the incredible statistical performance put […]

  • Meet William Bell, the 90-Year-Old Pole Vaulter (Video)

    Meet William Bell, the 90-Year-Old Pole Vaulter (Video)

    Earl Bell is a former American Olympian. He held the world record for pole vaulting (19′ 0¼”) for one month in 1976, and he won a bronze medal in the event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Today, Earl is one of the top American pole vaulting coaches, operating a training facility in […]

  • Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Coming into the 2012 Summer Olympics, a lot of attention was paid to the rivalry in the pool between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. The two USA swimmers are the same age, but Phelps monopolized the spotlight in Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008. So nobody really noticed that Lochte had won 6 Olympic […]

  • 20 Gymnastics Fail GIFs

    20 Gymnastics Fail GIFs

    I think the problem is obvious. Judges just haven’t seen enough bad gymnastics to the know the really good stuff when they see it. So I decided to help them out by doing a list of 20 awesome gymnastics fail GIFs. The gymnastics judges can study these before they hand out any more medals so […]

  • The Mexican Diving Coach Is One Funny Dude (Video)

    The Mexican Diving Coach Is One Funny Dude (Video)

    Ivan Garcia Navarro and German Sanchez Sanchez of Mexico’s Olympic synchronized diving team are pretty damn good. They proved that much when they earned the silver medal in the men’s 10-meter platform event on Monday. As for there coach, we aren’t quite sure if he is responsible for helping Ivan and German achieve such a […]

  • 9 Highest Paid Olympic Athletes Of 2012

    9 Highest Paid Olympic Athletes Of 2012

    When most people think of Olympic athletes, they think of young men and women scraping by on nothing more than hard work and determination. And for the most part, that’s true. Chasing an Olympic dream is not usually a means to financial security. For the vast majority of athletes, it’s a labor of love that […]

  • Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Last week, Greek triple-jump champion Voula Papachristou was banned from participating in the Olympics due to a racist Tweet that read, “with so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat homemade food.” Now, Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella has become the second athlete to be sent home from the 2012 Summer […]