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  1. Yearbook, Aug. 17: Phelps golden, times 8

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 17, 2008: You might have heard of this guy. Recently, even, in this space. On this day four years ago, Michael Phelps claimed the last of these record eight gold medals, when the United States' 4x100 relay squad beat all comers....

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  2. Team Pictures: How USA saw Olympics

    Patrick Dorsey

    London 2012 was a spectacularly social Olympics, with fans in attendance, fans overseas, athletes on site and individual nations and teams joining in. Naturally, Team USA -- and its prolific medal count -- was right there, sharing not only news bu...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Aug. 13: Phelps gets gold record

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 13, 2008: London 2012 might be over -- and with it, Michael Phelps' Olympic career -- but on this day four years ago Michael Phelps was just getting started, medal record-wise. In beating the world mark in the 200-meter butterfly, the American c...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. Where are U.S. Olympic medalists from?

    Patrick Dorsey

    As always, the United States is close to the top in the ever-changing Olympics medal count. But where do these medal winners come from? Check out this interactive map, which shows the hometowns (as listed on the 2012 London Olympics' official webs...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  5. U.S. leads London Olympics on Twitter

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 2012 London Olympics often are called a "Social Games" -- and we see why on a daily basis. But who is winning those games, as far as Twitter is concerned? In numbers provided to Playbook by, we can see the United States is tops so fa...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  6. Facebook launches special Olympics page

    Patrick Dorsey

    Where can you find Lolo Jones next to Mike Krzyzewski across from Chris Bosh close to Michael Phelps? The Olympic Village, maybe, but that's months off -- and who's going to be there, anyway? Today, anyone can catch all of the most popular interna...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. Saturday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    What do you do in a pool? Swim? Cool off? Unless you're Michael Phelps, it's probably not as impressive as this guy's gainer into a floating chair (thanks to Steven Cohan for sending this in). Have you seen a cool sports-related video that deserves ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2011