Archive for the ‘Swimming’ Category

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 ...

Phelps Shies Away From Press, Publicity

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Michael Phelps showed up in China today and basically sneaked into the country unnoticed. He avoided hundreds of fans, reporters and cameras Monday as he took a side door out of the airport to a waiting bus while his teammates walked through the arrival gate in Beijing. Then he went ...

Taylor Swift: Who Will Be First?

Friday, July 4th, 2008

I was either really bored or partially in a coma last week but I ended up flipping by some MTV special where they set some dude from an Alabama High School up with Taylor Swift as a prom date. Interesting enough, right? Yeah not really. And while I think Ms. ...

In Which We Try To Praise Michael Phelps Without Sounding Like We Want To Kiss Him

Friday, March 30th, 2007

We thought we'd take time away from obsessing about fantasy baseball (my Eric Owens All-Stars look sweet this year) and the Final Four for some good, old-fashioned, hooray America-jingoism.If you haven't noticed, Michael Phelps is kicking ass at the swimming world championships in Melbourne, Australia. He's set three world records ...