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  1. Having a left hand is key to athletic glory

    Steve Etheridge

    By a show of hands, how many of you have a left hand? If you did not raise your hand, this blog post is not for you. If you did, I will now share the secret to becoming the world's greatest sports hero. According to real, actual science, the ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  2. Playbook examines athletes' private Tweets

    Steve Etheridge

    Kids these days, what with their dubsteps and iZunes and laser hair removal, you can never quite put a finger on what wacky thing they'll do next. U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman learned a lesson in youthful indiscretion Wednesday when she accidentally Twee...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. Playbook takes field trip to Lollapalooza

    Steve Etheridge

    Although we prefer to ignore any outside distractions during the Olympics, we figured that sometimes it's a good idea to get out of the house for some fresh air. So we sent Steve Etheridge to Lollapalooza to give us a glimpse of what is happening bey...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  4. How to covertly throw a badminton match

    Steve Etheridge

    Only about once every four years do you get to say, "Did you hear about that badminton thing that happened?" Today is that day. Four women's doubles teams - two from South Korea and one each from China and Indonesia - were disqualified from the O...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  5. Kazakhstan thriving on thoroughbred diet

    Steve Etheridge

    Olympic athletes burn dozens upon dozens -- maybe millions -- of calories per day, which means they must eat gargantuan portions to stay fueled. Many of these calories come from animal flesh, such as the skeletal muscle of cows or the genetically amp...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  6. Only Cleveland can save the 2012 Olympics

    Steve Etheridge

    Folks, I think it's about time we called an emergency meeting regarding the Olympics. I know London has spent a lot of farthings, or whatever, trying to make the Games a success, but I'm starting to think we should've trusted them with something smal...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  7. McDonalds to unite world for little while

    Steve Etheridge

    McDonald's, a hamburger shoppe of considerable global renown, is set to open its largest restaurant ever in London for six weeks during the 2012 Summer Olympics. The structure will be 3,000 square meters (9,842 gallons) in size, giving Mayor McCheese...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  8. Elevator company makes impact on sports

    Steve Etheridge

    Hot news off the wire for all you ascendancy junkies out there: Though the elevator industry has seen its ups and downs in recent years (Get it? Years?), the vertical transportation titans at Otis have nabbed a contract to install 21 energy-efficient...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  9. Keith Moon won't be playing the Olympics

    Steve Etheridge

    On this week's episode of "Please Don't Give the Intern Any Real Responsibilities," someone from the 2012 London Olympics reached out to The Who's manager to see if Keith Moon would play at an event during the Games. The same Keith Moon, that is, who...

    Blog | April 16, 2012