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Hey, The Falcons And Lions Are Playing At 9:30 A.M. ET Sunday

Yeah, we did a post touching on Sunday's Lions-Falcons game in Wembley Stadium, but an informal poll showed that most of us didn't know it would air on the East Coast at 9:30 a.m. We thought it'd be at 1 p.m. like usual. Anyway, now you know. Double-check your fantasy team and start drinking earlier than you normally… » 10/24/14 4:41pm 10/24/14 4:41pm

A Town Welcomes Back Its Olympic Hero By Singing "We Are The Champions"…

Heiki Nabi took a silver in Greco-Roman wrestling in London, one of Estonia's two medals. So when Nabi returned to his hometown of Kärdla, on an island in the Baltic Sea, seemingly the entire population came out to greet him by serenading him with an Estonian version of a Queen classic. » 8/17/12 11:20am 8/17/12 11:20am

Why Isn't Synchronized Trampoline In The Olympics?

Last week we talked about the sports that haven't yet made it to the Olympics. In this week's excerpt from Slate's podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin makes the case for synchronized trampoline—another contender—to join the ranks of Olympic events. Especially if it saves the participants from a career of tweeting… » 8/10/12 5:04pm 8/10/12 5:04pm

Water Polo Coach Celebrates Gold By Jumping Into The Pool, Lands Crotch…

The US women's water polo team took gold today, stomping out Spain 8-5. When the game ended, the team and coaching staff linked arms and took a ceremonious plunge into the pool. One of the coaches, who was already a little late to this party, jumped in after them, only to land crotch-first on the head of one of the… » 8/09/12 6:57pm 8/09/12 6:57pm

Your Daily Olympic Schedule: August 9 - Day 14

In effort to save you the time that it takes to both find and decipher the NBC Olympics schedule while trying to figure out which events are even worth watching, we've created our own (better) daily schedule of Olympic events. All events are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (no math) at the time that they actually… » 8/09/12 3:00am 8/09/12 3:00am