Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are so different in so many ways, yet they're so the same.
For the U.S. women, London was a banner Games. For the American men, faced with the task of racing against Usain Bolt, they were left to celebrate smaller achievements.
There's no easy way to discuss this Lolo Jones thing. There's never any way to talk freely about the personal appeal of athletes without the conversation offending someone.
It's the greatest show on Earth now, wherever he goes. And there is no one like the irresistible Usain Bolt, not now and maybe not ever.