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  1. Michael Phelps' comeback bid will not tarnish what he has already...

    Jim Caple

    No matter how far Michael Phelps takes his comeback bid, there is one thing that will not happen. Whether he gets the chance to win more medals or not, his career accomplishments will never be diminished.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  2. IOC's wrestle with indecision hurt baseball, softball bid

    Jim Caple

    It's not hard to grasp that wrestling deserved to be in the Olympic Games. But so do baseball and softball. It's time to cut the elitist sports and let the people play, Jim Caple writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  3. Pros and cons of 2020 host finalists

    Jim Caple

    President Barack Obama won't be in Buenos Aires this Friday when the International Olympic Committee casts its vote for the host city of the 2020 Summer Games. Vladimir Putin won't be there, either. Nor Tony Blair. Nor perhaps the most famous, influe...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  4. Five Olympic sports that should get the boot before wrestling

    Jim Caple

    I am still wrestling with the IOC's shocking and inexplicable decision to drop wrestling from the Summer Olympics while preserving the modern pentathlon (which was expected to get the boot). Wrestling is a sport that is popular worldwide. It goes all...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  5. The IOC has this bid process all wrong

    Jim Caple

    Good news today for people living in Dallas, New York and Chicago, the three American cities that expressed interest in hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics. The U.S. Olympic Committee revealed it will not submit a bid to host those Games, so residents i...

    Blog | August 22, 2011