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  1. The Drugs Don't Work (in the Olympics)

    Dermot Hunt

    Another Olympics has come to a close, and we've had the usual barrage of doping controversies to mull over, varying from scurrilous insinuations about 16-year-old girls to justified concern over rehabilitated (and unrepentant) ex-dopers winning medal...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  2. Attainable or Unattainable III: Olympics Edition

    Rembert Browne and Chelsea Fagan

    I, Rembert Browne, have nothing to offer an Olympian with regard to the holding of hands, the making of love, the walking of aisles, or the having of children. Please do not waste time trying to convince me otherwise; I know it to be true and I am sl...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. The Rap Genius Olympics

    Rembert Browne

    A website exists on the Internet called Rap Genius, and its primary function is to explain the lyrics to hip-hop songs. While the scope of the site has grown in recent months, from blogging, to giving artists verified accounts, to irresponsibly corru...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  4. Top 10 Moments From the First Week of the Olympics

    Shane Ryan

    If you haven't been reading Shane Ryan's Olympic Viewing Guides ... well, you should be reading Shane Ryan's Olympic Viewing Guides. Shane has traded his sanity and sleep schedule to watch pretty much every jump, leap, shot, throw, heave, dive, and v...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  5. Poolside Podium, Part Deux: The Poolsidening!

    Katie Baker

    We're about halfway through the slate of swimming events in the 2012 Olympics, and things have not turned out exactly as expected. (Allison Schmitt's gold in the 200-meter freestyle and Matt Grevers's in the 100-meter back are the notable exceptions....

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  6. Cousin Sal's Olympic Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    The XXXth Olympic Games are well under way, and much like the previous Games, this one is booooring. You'd think by now that watching a Russian teenager shooting an arrow wildly off target would get the blood going — but no. Not on YouTube and ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  7. Poolside Podium: Doping Rumors, Broken Records, and the Lie Behin...

    Katie Baker

    Can you believe the Olympics have only been going on for a couple of days? The past two days of competition have felt like two weeks. Already champions have been made and unseated, rivalries have been strengthened, American TV viewers have utterly lo...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  8. Off the Blocks: Meet Your U.S. National Swim Team

    Katie Baker

    With the U.S. Olympic team trials finally over after a week of racing in Omaha, the swimmers who will represent Team USA in a few weeks have been finalized. You already know about Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte - if you don't, you can read more...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  9. Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials...

    Katie Baker

    Phelps, Lochte, and a visit to the trials in Omaha.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  10. Does Michael Phelps Have His Groove Back?

    Shane Ryan

    Last week, we told you that after winning eight gold medals in Beijing, Michael Phelps wasn't quite the same. Good? Yes. World-class? Yes. But Ryan Lochte, the brightest star in the U.S. swimming scene, was challenging his throne. There was the 200-m...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  11. Phelps or Lochte: Who You Got?

    Shane Ryan

    Whenever I want to know someone's true character, I ask them a very important question: Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte? If they say Phelps, I know they're a little goofy, a little quirky, and maybe dangerous. If they say Lochte, they're calm, ambitiou...

    Blog | June 26, 2012