1. Korea vs. Brazil: Why South Korea Can Pull off the Shocking Upset

    The South Korean men’s soccer team is on a mission. On top of the pride and accomplishment that comes with winning a gold medal in such a prestigious Olympic sport such as soccer, this team is playing for something more...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 1,562 reads 4 comments

  2. Olympic Results 2012: Holley Mangold's Injury Main Culprit for Poor Performance

    A 10th place finish in the super-heavyweight division wasn’t exactly what Holley Mangold expected when she signed up to compete in weightlifting at the Olympic level, but she’ll leave London knowing her career has only begun...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 6,133 reads 0 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2012: Best Athlete Tweets, Twitpics and Instagrams from Day 10

    With swimming in the rear-view and track and field beginning to heat up, the Olympic Games have shifted after 10 days in London...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 4,758 reads 1 comments

  4. US Olympic Track & Field Team: Power Ranking Usain Bolt's Biggest Threats

    The sprinting competition in London has been incredible thus far. There’s no debate who the fastest man in the world is now that Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has won the 100-meter dash for the second-straight Olympics ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 7,394 reads 5 comments

  5. Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray: FedEx's Experience Will Lead Him to Victory

    You need to appreciate Roger Federer while he’s still around. He is, in my humble opinion, the greatest tennis player of all time and continues to defy typical tennis logic...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 1,960 reads 4 comments

  6. Summer Olympics 2012: Best Athlete Tweets, Twitpics and Instagrams from Day 7

    The 2012 London Olympics are shaping up to be one of the best we’ve ever seen, and Day 7 did nothing to change that notion...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 1,840 reads 0 comments

  7. Olympic Swimming Results 2012: Day 7 Recap, Top Times & Medal Standings

    Michael Phelps may have saved his best individual effort for last on Day 7 of the 2012 London Olympics ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 4,055 reads 0 comments

  8. Olympic Tennis 2012 Results: Day 7 Scores, Analysis & More

    Roger Federer continues to find new ways to shock the tennis world. The Swiss legend scratched and clawed his way to an epic 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 19-17 win over Juan Martin del Potro...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 16,053 reads 3 comments

  9. Australian Rower Arrested, Briefly Hospitalized After Breaking Two Windows

    It’s one thing not to medal in the Olympics …it’s a whole different ballgame when you get arrested there...

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  10. Nathan Sorrell: Nike Olympics Commercial Provides Platform to Emphasize Fitness

    The Olympics have introduced America to plenty of new stars in the past week, but there has been one emerging celebrity who has yet to reach his 13th birthday. Meet Nathan Sorrell from London, OH...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 1,759 reads 1 comments

  11. Womens Gymnastics Results: Tiebreaker Rule Is Horrific Ending for Aly Raisman

    This was not the ending Aly Raisman envisioned. She registered a score worthy of a bronze medal in the individual all-around, but didn’t get it...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 3,188 reads 1 comments

  12. Olympic Medal Count 2012: Countries Who've Failed to Live Up to Expectations

    Not every country can win. The United States leaped over China in the race for most medals at the 2012 Olympics in London in what looks to be a two-country duel to the finish, ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 5,007 reads 8 comments

  13. USA Breaks Olympic Basketball Scoring Record vs. Nigeria

    A three-point jumper by Andre Iguodala in a 68-point game may not have meant much for the United States men’s basketball team in their 156-73 win over Nigeria, but it was a shot that will forever be etched into the Olympic record books...

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  14. Women's Gymnastics Results 2012: Gabby Douglas Saves Best for Last in All-Around

    Gabby Douglas is the world’s best female gymnast. Let that soak in for a second…a 16-year-old from Virginia Beach with the nickname “The Flying Squirrel” is the best in the world...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 6,260 reads 0 comments

  15. Ohio State Football: Breaking Down the Toughest Games on 2012 Schedule

    In Year 2 of the post-Jim Tressel era, the Ohio State Buckeyes' schedule is rather soft. Urban Meyer essentially gets a year to figure out his roster and decide who deserves to play as the team endures a season without bowl eligibility...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 4,237 reads 10 comments

  16. Gymnastics Tie Breaker Rules: Aly Raisman Deserved 4th Thanks to Quirky Rule

    Another day, another Olympic controversy regarding the rules. While America is still gushing over Gabby Douglas and her outstanding gold medal performance in the women’s all-around ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 8,647 reads 7 comments

  17. Olympic Tennis 2012 Results: Day 6 Scores, Highlights & More

    The final four on the men’s and women‘s side is set after a rather routine day in the quarterfinals. On the men’s side, the usual suspects all remain as the top three seeds are all still breathing...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 8,876 reads 3 comments

  18. Ryan Lochte Olympics 2012: Day 6 Is Ultimate Test for American Swimmer

    After years of buildup and endless amounts of training in the pool for Ryan Lochte , everything comes down to Thursday at the 2012 Olympics Games in London...

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  19. US Olympic Gymnastics Team 2012: Most Important Events Still on London Slate

    There is no question that gymnastics has provided some of the most exhilarating and intense action of the entire 2012 Summer Olympics thus far…and we aren ’t finished just yet...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 3,086 reads 0 comments

  20. Olympic Gymnastics 2012: Pressure on Gabby Douglas Sky-High in All-Around Final

    The 2012 Summer Olympics are full of pressure, but the amount placed on Gabby Douglas Thursday night is on a completely different level...

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  21. Olympic Badminton Scandal 2012: Athletes Shouldn't Have Been Banned for Strategy

    The Olympic heads overacted with the women’s Olympic badminton scandal, plain and simple. They saw four teams from China, South Korea and Indonesia almost comically hit ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 19,666 reads 14 comments

  22. Former 4-Star QB Recruit Zeke Pike Won't Return to Auburn

    Auburn officially lost one of its quarterbacks on Wednesday. The Auburn Tigers began fall practice on Wednesday without freshman quarterback Zeke Pike, as Charles Goldberg of Al...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 22,324 reads 54 comments

  23. Olympics 2012 Schedule: Day 6 Event Guide, Athletes to Watch, TV Info & More

    As we reach Day 6 of the 2012 Summer Olympics , more and more gold medals are being handed out. On Thursday there is going to be a heavy spotlight in the pool and on the mats once again...

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  24. Nathan Adrian Wins First US Gold in 100 Freestyle Since 1988

    Another day and another incredibly thrilling moment in the pool at the Aquatic Centre in London on Wednesday during the 2012 Summer Olympics ...

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  25. Mexico vs. Switzerland Olympic Soccer: Score, Grades, Twitter Reaction and More

    The Mexico soccer team flexed their muscles in a one-sided 1-0 victory over Switzerland on Wednesday in the final match for both teams in Group B play at the 2012 Olympics ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 4 years ago 9,694 reads 11 comments