Blame Lolo Jones for Olympic bobsled fail?

It could have been three American bobsleds, not two, in contention for women’s 2-man bobsled medals. If not for a bad choice on the part of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. After all,  USA-1 pilot Elana Meyers and brakeman Lauryn Williams, the most experienced of the bobsledders, are currently in first place with a […]

Hero and Zero of the Week


Michael Jordan, on playing for UNC, and also for Bob Knight on the 1984 Olympic Team: “My Coach, Dean Smith, and Coach Knight are about the same except for the language.” From the other calendar, this in a candy store in Pakistan: “Butt Sweets.” Jimmy Fallon: “Justin Bieber and President Obama, both in New York […]

Twenty Finalists Named for 2012 Olympic Basketball Squad


from the news wires… The finalist consists of eight 2008 Olympic gold medalists, 10 members of the 2010 USA World Championship gold medal winning team, one national team player and one newcomer to the USA Basketball National Team were among the 20 finalists named today for the 2012 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team by […]