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Splash Back?

Splash Back?

Justin August 12, 2008 1

We live in a cynical time full of cynical people. So, it seems an obvious question to ask, while Michael Phelps chases history in Beijing.  When will the backlash begin

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Wait — there are swimmers besides Michael Phelps?

Wait — there are swimmers besides Michael Phelps?

Dave in Brighton August 12, 2008 0

It’s hard to believe, I know, but there’s an inspiring story from the U.S. swim team that does not involve the juggernaut that is Michael Phelps (or the retired juggernaut that is Mark Spitz).

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You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

Dave in Brighton August 12, 2008 0

Remember those giant firework footprints that were part of Friday’s opening ceremonies at the Olympics? There were 29 of them, one for each Olympiad, making their way across Beijing and to the National Stadium.

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The Audacity of Dope

The Audacity of Dope

Dave in Brighton August 11, 2008 0

Well, that was fast. It only took four days for the first doping scandal of the Olympics to emerge. And — surprise! — it involves cycling. Spanish rider Maria Isabel Moreno failed a test

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Spain slants their eyes in pre-Olympic ad

Spain slants their eyes in pre-Olympic ad

King Ing August 11, 2008 0

Not sure what the Spanish national basketball team meant by this, but it doesn’t look right to me. “The advertisement features two large photographs, one of the men’s basketball team, below, and one of

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Olympic Swimming: 4x100m Freestyle Finish

Olympic Swimming: 4x100m Freestyle Finish

King Ing August 11, 2008 1

I am a sucker for the Olympics and if you can’t get into it after watching the United States swim team come back and beat the trash-talking French then I don’t get you. Goosebump

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Live Blog: USA v China Basketball

Live Blog: USA v China Basketball

King Ing August 10, 2008 4

Why am I live blogging this, no one knows. The King is really hungover and is supposed to play golf soon so I don’t know how long this live blog will last. It’s the

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Biff Henderson jokes around with US Olympians

Biff Henderson jokes around with US Olympians

King Ing August 7, 2008 0

FanHouse has one of the funniest videos I have seen in a while. Everytime Biff Henderson of the David Letterman Show does one of these skits they are comic gold and this is no

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Drop a verse for a chance to be featured on the Team USA anthem by Just Blaze

Drop a verse for a chance to be featured on the Team USA anthem by Just Blaze

King Ing July 21, 2008 0

Someone needs to get on this. I am looking at you Chones! Your chance to fire 16 bars on a hot Just Blaze track has finally come. Nike and Team USA are looking for

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“Yao Ming and LeBron James” Olympic Coke commercial

“Yao Ming and LeBron James” Olympic Coke commercial

King Ing July 17, 2008 0

A really cool Coke commercial starring Lebron James, Yao Ming, and a bunch of animated characters set to air soon. I think Santa Claus is the key to a Lebron victory

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