The Biggest Sports Losers From 2010

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

"Whatever happened to all the season's losers of the year?" - Cheap Trick, Surrender We're glad you asked, Cheap Trick, even if it was in 1978 that you posed the question. But thanks to the pride of Rockford, it did occur to us that someone needs to compile an official list of ...

Team Vonn Vs. Team Mancuso

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Earlier this year, teenage girls were told to choose between Team Whatever that Gay Werewolf Guy's Name Is and Team Whatever that Gay Vampire Dude's Name Is as a pre-marketing hype for the new Twilight movie. Olympic fans have been given a similar choice on the slopes this year. Though Lindsey ...

The Stars Of The Vancouver Olympics So Far

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The 2010 Vancouver Olympics have surprised me in more ways than one. The action has been entertaining despite NBC's tedious coverage (do we really need commercial breaks after every two ski runs?), the fact that I don't understand the scoring systems for half the sports and the interminable alpine delays ...

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 ...

America’s Curling Crisis

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

From the Aleutians to Key West, there's one question on every American's mind: has the U.S. Curling program hit rock bottom? (Also, did you catch the pun there?) The Americans are currently a combined 0-5 in the Olympics, with the men posting an 0-3 mark and the women going 0 for ...

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 ...