Tag: Olympics

Too Smart To Be in the Olympics?

Blinked and you might have missed it, but during the Olympics tonight, John Morgan, NBC prime-time commentator, said he felt that an athlete was “too smart to be in the sport.” The culprit? Esme Kamphuis, a Dutch bobsledder who competes in the women’s 2-person event. Ms. Kamphuis, according to her Twitter account, is also a... Read more »

10 Reasons To Love The Sochi Olympics

1. Bob Costas' Left Eye. A bespectacled Mr. Costas greeted us when prime time coverage of the games began. It appears even the seemingly ageless wonder isn't immune to the weird things lurking in the Sochi water. I swear I once got pink eye riding the Tube- I feel your pain, Bob. Photo from deadspin.com
I really wasn’t feeling the Sochi Olympics. I had devoured the London Olympics- watching hours and hours of events thanks to non-stop coverage and my DVR, getting up early before work to catch the coverage, and getting into handball way more than I had any right to. A big part of it was my general... Read more »