Archive for the ‘Vancouver 2010’ Category

Monday Roundball & the Merits of Naming Your Child “Lou”

Monday, March 1st, 2010

After watching the spectacular gold medal game between the U.S. and Canada, one distinct thought stood out in my mind.  Forget the fact that I just witnessed the most exciting and most dramatic hockey game I had ever seen.  Who cares that I played the under 5.5 goals on a whim and won even though I don't ...

Hey Canada, How Does That Feel?

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

While the United States continues to dominate the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, everyone paused yesterday so the host nation could play a little hockey against its neighbor to the south. It was lovely of the Canadians to allow the Americans on the ice and show us how to play ...

Celski Goes From Bleeding Out to Bronze

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Let's start with this: Apolo Anton Ohno's quest to become the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian ever is a pretty fantastic story. Ohno came one step closer late Saturday with a silver medal in the 1500 meter short-track event, which brought him into a tie with Bonnie Blair for six total ...

Jamaican Bobsled Team Won’t Be In Vancouver

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Sadly, one of the best stories in Olympic history won't have another chapter written this winter. The Jamaican bobsled team has failed to qualify for this month's Olympics. For the last few weeks, the Jamaicans had been hoping that a spot would open in the field. But the list of nations ...