Tag Archives: Olympics

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Worst Dressed Countries At The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

    9 Worst Dressed Countries At The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

    I’m not a fashion critic. In fact, I can barely dress myself. But I do know stupid when I see it (for example, my face). And as far as things looking stupid, watching the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games was like hitting the mother load. To be fair, most traditional clothing from around […]

  • Legally Blind Olympic Archer Has Already Broken Two World Records

    Legally Blind Olympic Archer Has Already Broken Two World Records

    The 2012 Summer Olympics are only a day old (and the Opening Ceremonies haven’t even taken place yet), but we’ve already had a number of firsts. Yesterday we told you about the first controversy of the Games, which sprang up when organizers running the women’s soccer match between North Korea and Colombia put the South […]

  • 15 Great Olympics Commercials

    15 Great Olympics Commercials

    As everyone knows, the Olympics are about more than sports. They’re about the human spirit and the whole world coming together as one. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been told over the years by commercials seeking to capitalize on the popularity of the Games in order to sell more cheeseburgers and laundry detergent. Now, […]

  • Jonas Valanciunas With The Off-The-Backboard Alley-Oop (Video)

    Jonas Valanciunas With The Off-The-Backboard Alley-Oop (Video)

    As a Toronto Raptors fan, I wasn’t all that impressed when the team used their fifth-overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft to pick Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas.  After all, there were still some big-name NCAA players on the board, like Kentucky’s Brandon Knight and UConn’s Kemba Walker. But then Valanciunas averaged an impressive 23 points, […]