Archive for the ‘Olympic Sports’ Category

Michael Phelps and Sumo Wrestlers Have Something in Common

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Not sure if you've heard or not, but some fellow named Michael Phelps, the man of eight gold medals in the most recent Summer Olympics, had his picture taken while smoking pot at a party in South Carolina and the media are making a big deal about it. ...Like he's the ...

Wii Get A Chance To Swim Like Mike

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Is it just me or is Michael Phelps everywhere right now? Sure, we got to see a good deal of him right after the Olympics. There are the Guitar Hero and Rosetta Stone commercials, but like any non-basketball Olympian should do, he seemed to drift into the background a little. Guess what? He's ...

D-Bag of the Week: Marion Jones

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

You know what, we love it when disgraced athletes make totally irrelevant statements that can in now way be quantified. But hey, everybody has the right to speak their mind. And we have a right to tell them to stop doing so. This brings us to Marion Jones. You remember her, ...

Olympic Moments Funnier than Phelps on SNL

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

A friend of mine from Los Angeles sent me this. I know it's a bit past its prime, but I found it humorous nonetheless. Here are the top nine comments made by NBC sports commentators so far during the Summer Olympics that they would like to take back: 1. Weightlifting ...

More Usainity

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

U know we love Usain Bolt. So we decided to share this UTube video which we found to be particularly entertaining. I love when I can do no work whatsoever and still have a post.

Chinese Leftovers: The Best Scraps From Beijing

Monday, August 25th, 2008

You've already seen our favorite memories from Olympiads past. Or if you haven't, you're going to now. And if you still don't, I have some friends in the Chinese government that will try to arrange things so you are more properly educated. This year's Olympics also provided us with a cornucopia ...

Our Favorite Olympic Moments

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

The 2008 Beijing Olympics have been great. Plenty of memorable moments everywhere. That got us thinking of some of our favorite moments from the Summer games that we remember. Frankly, I can't remember the '84 games so this list really has to start from the '88 games in Seoul. Here's ...

God Loves Bows and Arrows

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

This is just a quick story link. We ran across this bad boy yesterday on the New York Times Web site. Apparently, accepting God into your life has everything to do with being an Olympic archer. Yeahhh. Not so keen on that one. And did it work? Of course not. The U.S. ...