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WatchdogIf, perchance, you have an interest in the Beijing Olympic Games next month, NBC is prepared to accommodate you, far beyond the capacity of any single human to consume. Click below for 1,850 words or so of details direct from......
Jacques Rogge told a German newspaper last week that future International Olympic Committee presidents no longer should be volunteers but paid employees. He is right. But only under this condition: If he or she is to be paid, the president who...
Two significant things have changed in Oklahoma's Sac and Fox Indian Nation since the world's greatest athlete died six decades ago. One change is called the Shawnee Casino and the other change is called the Stroud Casino. They are just 25 miles apart...
Wrestling was present at the creation. It is in the Book of Genesis, where Jacob goes to the mat with an angel. It is portrayed on a renowned, 2,500-year-old Greek vase, with Hercules wrestling the life out of the previously invincible Antaeus. It...
Tags: Voting, 2016 Olympic Games, Politics, Wrestling, Track and Field
Bo knows. When it comes to playing two sports at the professional level, the degree of difficulty has increased since Bo Jackson starred as a running back for the Raiders and outfielder/designated hitter for the Royals, White Sox and Angels in the...
Horse racing Sagamore Farm's Walkwithapurpose wins Caesar's Wish Trainer Ignacio Correas saddled Walkwithapurpose and Listen Boy in Saturday's $150,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes and saw them run first and second in the one-mile test for 3-year-old...
College basketball Whack leads hot Mount to 83-71 win Rashad Whack scored 26 points to lead host Mount St. Mary's (13-13, 8-7 Northeast Conference) to an 83-71 win over LIU Brooklyn (15-12, 10-5) Thursday night. The Mountaineers have won four games in...
There cannot be anything less dignified than a bunch of lawyers fighting over the corpse of a hero who deserves to be honored and to rest in peace. Today, the battle is over Jim Thorpe. Tomorrow, maybe it will be over Ira Hayes. Thorpe won 1912...
Boy did the IOC executive board make a huge blunder and underestimate exactly what it was doing when it made a purely political decision by recommending the removal of wrestling for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Tennis, anyone? How about golf?...
As burning issues go in sports, the elimination of wrestling from the 2020 Olympics is a pilot light. What's more interesting is the strange politics and fractured logic that apparently still exist within the Olympic ruling body, the International...
LONDON — It was a cool evening. The setting sun found a tiny hole in the clouds. The occasional sprinkle fell on Regent's Park, and tall grasses that looked as if they belonged on a Midwest prairie began to sway. Then you looked at the grass,...
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