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  1. About Last Night: Price Check

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy swearing off s'mores forever, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: David Price finished off a spectacular July by spinning another stellar 7⅓ innings of work in Tampa Bay's 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. "I m...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. All Right ... Enough ... Everybody Out of the Pool!

    Sal Iacono

    The other day I had an appointment with a new doctor. I fasted the night before, thinking he would draw some blood because my cholesterol levels were going to be checked. Note to other fat people planning on fasting before seeing a doctor: Do NOT sch...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  6. Shouldn't LeBron James Have Better Seats?

    Chris Ryan

    Via the KingJames Instagram feed. Genuinely asking here. On one hand, I guess you get a high vantage point of the swimming action. And one would think, up in the nosebleeds, there would be less kerfuffle over the best basketball player in the world a...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. 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
  8. About Last Night: Phelps Needs a Bigger Neck

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Michael Phelps out-dueled Ryan Lochte in the 200-meter individual medley to win his 16th Olympic gold and 20th medal overall. A heartbroken Lochte told r...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. 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
  10. About Last Night: Phelps Shows His Mettle, Medal

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. With a silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly and a gold in the 4x200 freestyle relay, Michael Phelps now owns 19 Olympic medals, surpassing Soviet gymna...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. About Last Weekend: Lochte Gold, Phelps Phourth

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on over the weekend. In their first duel of the Olympics, Ryan Lochte dominated Michael Phelps to take gold in the 400-meter individual medley. "Sure, Ryan swam well,...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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