The Olympics won't recognize women's ski jumping, but they're just fine with ping-pong and shooting skeet. Blasting clay discs with a 12 gauge is fun, but not athletic. Anything former Vice President Dick Cheney ever did is not an Olympic sport.
Grandma Joanne is much more relaxed now that the event is over and Karen is both in one piece and successful -- not a medal, but the top ten in the wo...
I've long believed that if the Olympics ever return to America's shores we should include horseshoes, monster truck racing and the 100-meter mosey and what's good for the colonist is good for the colonizer. So where are the English sports?
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Advertising of unhealthy foods using the image of the Olympic Games pairs poor nutrition with an active lifestyle in the eyes of the consumer. For today's youth, this is a misleading message that the international community can ill-afford to convey.
Are you a numbers person? Then you'll like this. The Bahamas, Chile, Algeria, Georgia, Israel, Lithuania and Venezuela, just to name a few, have won fewer medals than Michael Phelps in the history of their Olympics participation.
Stupid tweets have ruined careers, relationships, political ambitions and Olympic dreams. So, why do we do it? Personally, I find I don't always make good decisions when it comes to using technology. "Oh My God! What have I done?" is my daily mantra. Until our social evolution has advanced, some solutions might be:
The Technicolor landscapes are as vibrant as the dedication to quality eats. Here are the places to feast, the farms to visit, and the foragers to follow.
Every wonder how professional athletes keep up their stamina throughout the game? The answer: conditioning, conditioning, conditioning -- especially in basketball and swimming.
Olympic fever is at an all time high in my household, and it started even before the torch arrived at last week's opening ceremony.
Felipe Kitadai, the Brazilian bronze medal winner in judo was so excited about his medal that he carried it everywhere. Unfortunately he dropped it in the shower and broke it. At least he still has what remains, and he's requested a replacement.
Welcome to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England! How appropriate that this year's Olympic theme is "Inspire a Generation" and that Go Inspire ...
Pint-sized gymnastics powerhouse Gabby Douglas stands out for her strength, grace and show stopping routines, particularly on the uneven bars. She also stands out because of her race.
NBC has continued to delay all of their Olympic coverage so far -- the opening ceremonies, Michael Phelps' race. Do they not know about the Internet? In only three days, NBC has single-handedly shown all of us why folks are turning off their TVs and turning on their computers. They wonder why their ratings are dropping and why the money is fleeing. Maybe they should watch their own shows.
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A stop cross country is 20 points and you are toast if you have one, a fall of course is an automatic elimination. It could be a very hard day tomorrow for some riders -- hope one isn't Karen.