Lochte Wins Men’s 400IM, Phelps 4th

By Steve Kish It has finally happened, it has taken eight years, but Michael Phelps didn’t medal in a race since the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Still, an American took gold, with Ryan Lochte taking the proverbial round one of Lochte vs. Phelps. Lochte didn’t just win the race, he blew everyone else away. Lochte […]

London Olympics: Sunday’s Competition Schedule

London Olympics: Sunday’s Competition Schedule

  By Jim Donahue   A total of 16 gold medals will be handed out Sunday in the London Games. In addition, the Team USA basketball team makes its Olympic debut as a massive favorite against France, which features Spurs star Tony Parker among its players. Sunday also marks the start of the tennis competition […]

London Olympics: Javelin Preview

London Olympics: Javelin Preview

By Jim Donahue     The biggest name among men’s field eventers is Norwegian javelin thrower Andreas Thorkildsen, Olympic gold medalist in 2004 and 2008. However, Thorkildsen, who trains much of the year in California, has been fighting a right quadriceps injury and finished just fourth in the European Championships in June. In Beijing, Thorkildsen […]