Video: Lindsey Vonn Workout Relieves Stiff Joints

Here’s video of Olympic gold medal skier Lindsey Vonn working out.

(Blood flowing into joints always a good thing)
Caution: Deeps squats on something oblong and unwieldy can cause a spill.


They’re Dancing In The Streets Of Dusseldorf

From Channel 9 in Australia today:

Only thing worse would be if a television network dumped out of the closing ceremonies for something called Marriage Ref. *shudder*


Félicitations Canada (Plz Come In From The Ledge)

Ligue nationale de hockey pour 2014, Monsieur Bettman?


Canada Pulls Out Big Gums For Gold Medal Game

With the Canada v. USA hockey rematch likely be the signature moment for The Vancouver Games, Team Canada and its fans plan on doing whatever it takes to grin win.

(Puck you, Daddy)
I’d have left Don Cherry in the booth, but that’s me.


Elene Gedevanishvili Puts The Figure In Skating

19-year-old Elene Gedevanishvili is a Georgian Olympic Figure skater who you might classify as a “field” bet in Vancouver. Thank goodness figure skating has always been more aesthetic than aftereffect.

Like most Americans, besides hockey, Winter Olympic results are mostly immaterial to me. Sport is an incidental backdrop to reconnect with the rest of the world […]


Hottie Who Owned Apolo Ohno: Suited and Booted

Apolo Ohno is like your driver license. Every four years there’s a renewal process that doesn’t take nearly as long as you thought.

As Ohno’s quadrennial fame is fleeting these three weeks, I thought it noteworthy to explore what seems to matter most to NBCOlympics (no space) viewers: His girlfriend.

Ohno’s longtime lover was Allison Baver, also […]


NBC Could Still Top ESPN’s Bargain Bin Oly Bid

This week John Ourand and Tripp Mickle of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL have a very interesting piece examining the only thing that keeps the Olympics relevant. That is, the interest of American network television.

The International Olympic Committee is getting a tepid response from U.S. broadcasters in Vancouver as it tries to build up interest in the next […]


Apostrophy: ESPN Turns Ovi, Jagr Into Fetishists

First, I want to point out that I love Guys there do a great job, and mistakes are inevitable. It’s a tough gig, running a site of that size, so this post is in no way a reflection of what I think of the site.

Normally I don’t point out the little stuff, but an […]


Lindsey Vonn On Tiger: “You Go Have That Sex”

Sean Gregory of TIME Magazine has Lindsey Vonn recently riffing on the Tiger Woods speech last week:

Like millions of Americans, Vonn can’t help poking fun at Woods’ staged event. When a member of her Vonn-tourage tells her that Woods gave a few friends hugs after ending his statement, she cracks, “They’re like, ‘Yeah, you’re awesome, […]


Canada Stole Olympic Gold From Spyware Traitor

With Alex Bilodeau’s freestyle moguls win Sunday, Canada claimed its first gold medal as an Olympic host country, deflating the main media storyline of Games coverage north of the border.

Much more satisfying though was the bizarre circumstance of the man who may well have had his gold stolen in the event. A circumstance that made […]