Are You A Wash-Out Football Player Who Feels Like Going To Rio In…

Maurice Clarett, 11 years ago a great running back for Ohio State and a cautionary tale for the last decade, feels like going to the Rio Olympics in 2016. By learning how to play rugby, he may be giving himself a legitimate shot at getting there. » 3/23/13 6:12pm 3/23/13 6:12pm

Ryan Lochte Is Getting His Own Reality Show

We imagine—we have only the vaguest idea of how television works—that, after the Olympics, broadcasting companies considered hiring Ryan Lochte in some capacity. He was a big star! Everyone loved him! He even beat Michael Phelps that one time. But no one did hire him—aside from bit parts on 30 Rock and 90210—presumably … » 1/07/13 5:25pm 1/07/13 5:25pm

FIBA Really Wants Three-On-Three Basketball In The 2016 Olympics

Olympic basketball is fun. But doesn't it look a little too much like NBA basketball? Sure, the lanes are were trapezoidal, and the three-point line's a little bit closer, but those tweaks are minor when compared to the upheaval that FIBA's proposed three-on-three basketball brings. Watch the clip above to get… » 10/19/12 3:30pm 10/19/12 3:30pm

Handicapping The 2016 Olympic Vote

Four cities are vying for the right to punish their own citizens with higher taxes, crippling transportation problems, and acres of over-priced and underused infrastructure projects that will blight the landscape for decades to come. Let the torch burn bright! » 10/01/09 5:45pm 10/01/09 5:45pm