Olympic Track & Field: The most wonderful time in 4 years

September 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Gabe Famodu Track and field is not a high profile sport that is easy to find on TV. A couple of meets a year make it on ESPN and they are usually hard to catch because of full-time work and school schedules.  When the Summer Olympics roll around every four years, I get […]

Is American dominance bad for Olympic basketball?

August 9, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of the NBA/Getty Images Since the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, the International Olympic Committee has allowed the participation of professional basketball players. That summer, the United States rolled out the “Dream Team,” which included Larry Bird, John Stockton, Clyde Drexler and Michael Jordan among a long list of other Hall of […]

The Olympics: Where obscure sports take the spotlight

July 25, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of USA Today The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are coming up in a few weeks in Rio and I am pumped. It is another opportunity to watch some of the greatest athletes in the world compete and represent their respective countries. It is also an opportunity to cheer for many teams or athletes […]

Summer versus Winter Olympics: Which Olympics are more interesting?

July 25, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images The Olympics are steadily approaching and it begs the question: Which Olympics is more interesting to watch? Something thing to look at when comparing the two Olympic games is the events one will get to see during the specific games. The Summer Olympics features most of the Olympic sports that […]

Rio’s intriguing Olympic stories

July 25, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of CNN With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games just days away, here is a look at a few of the biggest stories surrounding them, minus the Zika virus, of course. Can Michael Phelps go out on top? The man who made his Olympic debut at the ripe age of 15 looks […]