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  • Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges

    Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges
    The conventional wisdom about the Olympics has always been that it turns its viewers into wannabe athletes. Every time the Games roll around, particularly the Summer Games with their relatively easy-to-try-at-home events like track and swimming , we start...
  • Lynn receives welcome

    Lynn receives welcome
    NEWPORT BEACH — Robert Lynn said it felt good to be back home in Southern California after the London Olympics. Lynn was an assistant coach on the U.S. Olympic men's water polo team that finished eighth in London. He said he got funny text messages...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • London gears up for Olympics as only the British can

    London gears up for Olympics as only the British can
    The Olympic torch came to Brixton on Thursday, and so did Amy Cohen. She lived in the South London district until recently, a job change and the continuing financial crisis sending her to live back home with her parents at age 34. Among the throngs who...
  • Steinberg: Olympics still worth watching?

    What has traditionally been the most transcendent event in the world of sports had its Opening Ceremonies in London Friday night and the competition started Saturday. Over the next 17 days NBC is planning to telecast a record 5,535 hours of Olympic...
  • Cheetah Shatters Land Speed Record -- Beating Usain Bolt by Seconds

    Cheetah Shatters Land Speed Record -- Beating Usain Bolt by Seconds
    CINCINNATI, OH -- Olympians aren't the only ones setting world records. An 11-year old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo has become the world’s fastest land mammal, running the 100-meter dash in 5.95 seconds. By comparison, Sarah's 100-meter run was...
  • Brilliant Bolt Scorches To 100m gold

    Brilliant Bolt Scorches To 100m gold
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jamaican Usain Bolt retained his Olympic 100 meters crown in spectacular style on Sunday, scorching to the second-fastest time ever run at 9.63 seconds and becoming the first man to win back-to-back titles on the track. Bolt's 9.58-...
  • Former Barton runner Gay misses medal by 0.01 seconds

    Former Barton runner Gay misses medal by 0.01 seconds
    The word most used to describe former Barton and current US sprinter Tyson Gay after the 100 M finals in London, "inconsolable." Gay missed out on a medal by .01 seconds in what many were calling one of the most competitive Olympic finals in recent...
  • Curiosity rover sticks the landing

    They called it the "seven minutes or terror" for the complex maneuverings and rocket blasts conducted in the final moments of a 354 million mile journey from home, but the Curiosity rover executed its landing flawlessly. Those who doubted U.S. preeminence...
  • Who has emerged as star of the Olympics?

    Bolt a stunner Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times It hurts to say this because I've been with Gabrielle Douglas from her emergence at the U.S. nationals as a sparkling star, through her turn at the Olympics trials where she brushed off a fall as if it was...