Archive for the ‘Olympics basketball’ Category

Turns Out the Internationals Haven’t Caught Up…To the Women

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Remember the good 'ol days, when USA basketball went ahead and blew everybody out, leaving little doubt as to which country had the best basketball team in the world? Eh, neither do we. In fact, many of us were prepubescent or close to it when the original Dream Team trounced people ...

The Inquisition, What A Show…

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Horry Cow! The Spanish are racists? Who knew? Um, pretty much everyone on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Spanish athletics have, pardon the word usage, a pretty large black-eye when it comes to tolerance. And that tradition continues. Prior to leaving for Beijing the Spanish men's basketball team posed in an ad ...

Around the Olympics: What You Missed Since You Don’t Care

Monday, August 11th, 2008

In case you were under a rock for the entire weekend or can't remember much of it because you spent it all sleeping after an exhausting work week (riiight), the Olympics up and started, beginning with a heinously long opening ceremony Saturday. Aside: Part of the reason it's hard for me ...