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  1. Tulsa inspires small-town Olympic dreams

    DJ Gallo

    Sydney. Athens. Beijing. London. Rio. Tulsa. Wait. What? One city doesn't belong, right? If you're a member of the Tulsa 2024 Olympic Exploratory Committee, though, your answer is that all six cities are equals. Yes, Tulsa, Okla. -- the se...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. In Olympics' wake, 50 questions remain

    DJ Gallo

    The 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London are over, but interest in the Olympics doesn't immediately end just because there's no canoeing or handball on your TV in the morning. Here are 50 London 2012 questions we still want answered. 1. Has Katie...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  3. Making U.S. awesome at all Olympic sports

    DJ Gallo

    Team USA is in the process of wrapping up a dominant performance at the London 2012 Games. Entering the final weekend, the United States had won the most golds and the most overall medals behind excellent showings in swimming, track and field and gym...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  4. Golf? Phelps could do so much more!

    DJ Gallo

    Michael Phelps plans to never get in the pool again. The greatest swimmer of all time says he will now fill his life with golf. Golf. It doesn't matter how much you like golf, an accomplished 27 year-old planning to spend each day of his remainin...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  5. Gallo looks back at obscure Olympic sports

    DJ Gallo

    Everyone has a list of sports he or she thinks should be removed from the Olympics. Maybe it's synchronized swimming or table tennis or trampoline because you don't think those are "real" sports. Or maybe you believe tennis and soccer shouldn't be a ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  6. Usain Bolt could be star in many sports

    DJ Gallo

    Every four years, American sports fans are wowed by the speed of Jamaica's Usain Bolt. Then many of these same fans immediately think: "OMG. I wonder what he could do on a football field!" Probably not much, because Bolt has never played football...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  7. Ancient Olympians' doping trick still legal!

    DJ Gallo

    The drug-testing bodies in sports always say the cheaters are ahead of them. It's a constant struggle to catch up to the new science and develop a test to detect it. Now the World Anti-Doping Agency, the IOC, MLB, NFL and all the rest may have to...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  8. How each Olympic event would destroy you

    DJ Gallo

    The Olympics feature the greatest athletes in the world competing in some of the most demanding physical events known to man. Yet that doesn't prevent all of us at home from sitting on our couches and doubting the validity of certain sports or thinki...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  9. Mothers have no business in the Olympics

    DJ Gallo

    New Zealand kayaker Mike Dawson received a two-second penalty in his slalom run on Tuesday from a judge. The judge? Kay Dawson. His mother. What? Moms can be Olympic judges? This seems like a huge loophole, even for an organization that has ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  10. Playbook can fill empty seats at Olympics

    DJ Gallo

    The London Olympics have an empty-seat problem. General admission tickets are selling well, but the corporate and sponsor seats -- the expensive ones that are in sight on television -- have been mostly empty. Organizers need to make some changes to g...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. The A-to-Z guide to the London Olympics

    DJ Gallo

    The 2012 Summer Olympics are set to begin and there's no better way to preview the competition than by giving you the A-to-Zs of the London Games. Well, no better way, at least, for those of us who live in countries with the standard English A-to-Z a...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  12. Who will light London's Olympic cauldron?

    DJ Gallo

    London 2012 organizers are keeping secret the identity of the person who will light the cauldron at the Opening Ceremonies on Friday. Here are the most likely candidates: Queen Elizabeth II -- She will have one of her servants light the cauldr...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  13. Should pole dancing be an Olympic sport?

    DJ Gallo

    Chances are your significant other would get upset if you spent an evening watching pole dancers. How unfair that would be. Because according to pole dancers, what they do is a sport. They're even trying to get it into a future Olympics and childr...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  14. Dear Olympians: Want to go steady, again?

    DJ Gallo

    Hey Olympians, How are you doing? You been good? You look great. You look like you've been keeping yourselves in shape. Keeping it all tight. Good for you. I hope this is OK and that it doesn't sound weird or anything, but we've been checking y...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  15. US Open isn't just Tiger, Phil and Bubba

    DJ Gallo

    The U.S. Open threesome of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson is getting all the buzz, but there are other groupings at Olympic which could be just as exciting. Make sure to keep an eye on these guys: Shane Bertsch, Tommy Biershenk, M...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  16. Great Britain's handshake decree inspires more Olympics health ti...

    DJ Gallo

    This is how to stay healthy at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012