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Katie Ledecky

I know about Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian ever. Did you see Ledecky’s 800 meter? Total  and complete Domination. Greatness. 

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Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

Muhammad Ali, a fighter, passed last night. He used his fame as a fighter for social justice. Not just for me but for all of us. I grew up during the 70’s when Muhammad Ali was still boxing. I will … Continue reading

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Rhonda Rousey versus Floyd M. Mayweather

Rhonda Rousey, an Olympic medalist in judo, and Floyd M. Mayweather keep jousting in one of the most stupid war of words ever. Apparently, Mayweather had no idea who Rousey was, and she was offended. ThenĀ  Rousey used Mayweather’s history … Continue reading

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Bodie Miller Interview

Aren’t you glad the Olympics only come around once every four years? Did you see the Bodie Miller interview, where he broke down after repeated questions about his deceased brother, Chelone? Seems like the interviewer, Christin Cooper (a former Olympic … Continue reading

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The United States defeated Russia, 3-2 (SO) to take the lead in the A group. Does it qualify as a miracle on ice like 1980? No, not as much was at stake and the political tension wasn’t as great, but … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympics: Russia’s Home Field Advantage

Virtually every country hosting an Olympics does better in the medal count. Russia, which is normally strong in the Winter Olympics anyway, is going to do well. But there’s one sport I’m really interested in seeing: Hockey, of course. Hockey, … Continue reading

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LoLo Jones and Sex Appeal

You know, I haven’t been paying much attention to the LoLo Jones saga until today. Lori Jones is a track athlete for the US team. She is a specialist in hurdles. LoLo came from a very humble background to compete … Continue reading

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The Girls = The Dream Team

The Olympics have their fixtures. Michael Phelps. Russian female gymnasts. Jamaican sprinters. And The Girls. America’s Girls: I shouldn’t call them The Girls, but they are two of my favorite Olympians. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings, the beach volleyball athletes. … Continue reading

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