2012 London Olympics
It sounds simple enough: before you decide to whip up the next inspirational sports legend to sell to the world, check to see if he’s already spent time in jail.
In spite of all the cons involved in hosting an Olympics in your city, I still wish the Summer Games were coming to ours four years from now.
Belarus shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk nearly got away with it.
Most athletes get one shot at the Olympics – so they might as well live it up, right?
Check out this animated GIF as France’s Nicolas Batum takes a swing at Spain’s Juan Carlos Navarro’s groin.
Did South African swimmer Cameron Van Der Burgh cheat his way to a gold medal?
Some mornings – like this one, for example – I feel as if I’m ready for retirement. But considering I’m just 36 years old, that’s not happening. Not any time soon, at least.
Algonquin-native Evan Jager finished sixth in the final of the Men’s Steeplechase Sunday at the London Olympics.
Christina Loukas fell short of winning a medal Sunday at the Olympics. The Riverwoods-native finished eighth in the finals of the Women’s 3-meter Springboard in London.
Christina Loukas knows she has work to do Sunday in the finals of the Women’s 3-meter springboard competition in London.
Bears training camp is underway! Oh, we’re getting so close to being free from the suck of summer.
There have been some odd stories involving the Chinese Olympic team through the years and this one is no different.
A North Shore swim club is bursting with pride after two of its former members struck gold in London.
Could this be the darkest moment in badminton history?
With his gold medal in the 4×200 freestyle relay in the London Games on Tuesday, Michael Phelps earned his 19th Olympics medal, becoming the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.
So, why not have MLB send its top minor leaguers to the Olympics?
While the greatest athletes in the world are out fighting for gold medals, some of us can’t even sit down properly.
Dana Vollmer won a gold medal at the Olympics and set a world record, too. Not bad for someone who didn’t even qualify four years ago.
Illinois-native Kelci Bryant and partner Abby Johnston won the silver medal Sunday in Women’s Synchronized 3-meter Springboard diving at the 2012 Olympics in London.
The Olympics are neither interesting nor entertaining to me.