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  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 9)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 9)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's win over Yankees tempered by Markakis' injury Orioles...
  • PASSINGS: Pietro Mennea

    Pietro Mennea, 60, an Olympic sprint champion from Italy who held the world record in the 200 meters for 17 years, died Thursday at a hospital in Rome, the Italian Olympic Committee said. The cause was not disclosed. On Sept. 12, 1979, Mennea, competing...
  • Phelps expected to be the biggest male star in London, according to poll

    Phelps expected to be the biggest male star in London, according to poll
    More than 10,500 athletes from 204 countries will be in London this Friday for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics. And according to a Marist College poll released Monday, Michael Phelps is the Games’ runaway sensation. Fifty...
  • A lens on the Olympics: First, find a good spot

     
    “Event journalism,” for the photographer is 90 percent production, 10 percent photography. Despite our desire to find that perfect angle or shooting position, we are often at the mercy of organizers and PR firms seem to consider us less than...
  • The Olympics aren’t over until NBC says they’re over!

     
    After paying $1.1 billion to license the U.S. broadcast rights to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London (plus another $200 million in production costs), it makes sense that NBC would want to continue milking the event for all that it's worth, even...
  • Usain Bolt wins 200m, makes Summer Olympics history

     
    Usain Bolt, the phenomenal sprinter from Jamaica, made Summer Olympics history Thursday (Aug. 9) when he won the 200m in 19.32 seconds, making him the only man to win that Olympic event twice....
  • Name Your Favorite Olympic Moments

     
    Like many of you, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks watching pretty much nothing but the Olympics. I’m not sure what I’ll do with myself when I can’t flip on beach volleyball or water polo at any time of......
  • Michigan’s Denard Robinson thinks he can beat Usain Bolt in the 40-yard dash

     
    Michigan's Denard Robinson thinks he can beat Usain Bolt in the 40-yard dash...
  • Thanks, broadcasters!

     
    In 2010, the IAAF, the governing body of track and field, changed the rules regarding false starts. It used to be that runners were allowed one false start. The second one would lead to a disqualification. Bowing to pressure from......
  • Born too late

     
    According to a chart in today's Tribune, the 7th place finisher in the Olympic 100-meter race (last except for Asafa Powell, who pulled up lame) would have had the gold-medal time in 1984 and every Olympics prior to that except......
  • Shaquille O’Neal and Nick Cannon host Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards 2013

     
    There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...