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Charles P. Pierce
My favorite sporting event of all time is the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place in St. Louis. It was the very strangest part of the very strangest Olympics ever held. A gymnast with a wooden leg won three gold medals. The Games were held in con...Blog | November 24, 2014
Malcolm Gladwell and Bill Simmons discuss the upcoming 30 for 30 film 9.79*, how Canada embraced the sprinter Ben Johnson, and the use of PEDs in sports. You can listen to this podcast on iTunes or the ESPN.com PodCenter. Previously on t...Blog | October 05, 2012
The London Games kick off this week, and we here at the Hollywood Prospectus blog thought we'd take a break from not talking about sports to fully indulging in OLYMPIC FEVER!, particularly the part where corporations make money off of OLYMPIC FEVER! ...Blog | July 25, 2012