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Men’s Basketball – Finals (United States vs. Spain)  

U.S. 2, Japan 1

U.S. 2, Japan 1

Han’s daughter Hope Solo with some amazing saves – including one point-blank down the stretch! We’ll take the gold!  

SWAG

SWAG

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James Records Triple-Double; U.S. Rolls into Semis

James Records Triple-Double; U.S. Rolls into Semis

Friday, August 10, 2012 at noon, the U.S. plays Argentina. The other semi-final is Spain vs. Russia. Note: The U.S. won on August 6, 2012 vs. Argentina in the preliminaries, 126-97. There wasn’t much love lost last time. Talk about and one!        

Serena Williams Takes Gold

Serena Williams Takes Gold

Thrashing Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1.

Olympic Tennis on Bravo LIVE

Olympic Tennis on Bravo LIVE

Serena Williams is playing world-ranked No. 1 Victoria Azarenka right now in the Women’s Singles Semifinals. Roger Federer just completed a four hour match over Juan Martin del Potro Final (1) Roger Federer (8) Juan Martin del Potro 1 2 3 3 77 19 6 65 17 to advance to the Men’s Final. He will play the winner of […]

Dear Lochte,

If it was “your time” (Lochte Targets Phelps: “This Is My Time”), you’d have won the relay for us after Phelps handed you a full second lead. Sincerely, USA

Never Seen A Real Olympic Moment?

This is for the Ye Shiwen haterz. …dug at those difficult questions that come when a human being does something we assumed was out of reach. “The rebuttals came hard and swift. USA Swimming released a statement distancing the organization from Leonard. An International Olympic Committee spokesman noted Ye passed her drug test after the […]

France Vs. United States – Hello Olympic Style Ball

The United States was desperate enough – heaving 25 3’s and making 8. The bench was 1-11 while the starters were an impressive 7/14. Meanwhile, France lost by 27. How? Despite a similar field goal percentage (39.4%) to the USA’s 43.1%, they went 2-22 from downtown. That’s right: 2-22. Starters 0-10. Can you say clown […]

Olympic Opening Ceremony… and We’re Underway!

Olympic Opening Ceremony… and We’re Underway!

Year of Lochte?

Ryan Lochte took gold, as 2004 & 2008 Gold Winner Michael Phelps didn’t even make the podium, placing 4th. The event was the 400 individual medley (IM), and Lochte’s time of 4:05:18 beats Phelps’ world record by 00:00:07.

Ranking Douchiest Olympic Sports

1. Water Polo – Swim or play soccer, not both at the same time. 2. Lacrosse – Event in 1904, 1908 (Let the DOUCHES PLAY) 3. Horse Riding (Real Polo) – They stopped in ’36, ending horse suffrage. 4. Golf – T Woods bout to let that Gold Chain Hang Low 5. Soccer – Always […]

Forgot About Phelps?

Forgot About Phelps?

I did! 8 Gold Medals in ’08, that electrifying relay win… welcome back, London.

Michelle Kwan Lyra Angelica at 1998 US Nationals

YouTube. Kwan never won an Olympic Gold, but damn could she skate.

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