Water Polo

Jeff Jacobs: A Marathon Of Olympics Highlights, Flubs And Courage

Jeff Jacobs: A Marathon Of Olympics Highlights, Flubs And Courage

A week's vacation somehow turned into an Olympic marathon. Actually, if it was an Olympic marathon it would have been over in two hours and nine minutes. This lasted 80 hours, night and day, day and night, from sea to shining Seacrest.

Half-Baked Jake is an Olympicaholic. When he covered a handful of Olympics, getting stuck in traffic, attending a couple of events a day, going out to eat, the addiction could be controlled. With a clicker, a couch, a new 55-inch high-def TV and a week off, the addiction spiraled out of control.

Memorizing the flags of every country could prove useful. Memorizing the rosters of the Serbian and Croatian water polo finalists might only get...

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