1. US Olympic Track Trials 2012: 100M Runoff a Reckless Gamble for Allyson Felix

    Whatever happens in her Monday runoff against Jeneba Tarmoh, Allyson Felix is a 2012 London Olympian. She earned that title on Saturday with a convincing win in the women's 200-meter ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 4,027 reads 8 comments

  2. Gymnastics Olympic Trials 2012 Results: Instant Analysis of Team USA's Roster

    After two tense days at Olympic Trials in San Jose, CA, it's official—USA Gymnastics has announced the five-woman team it will send to the 2012 London Olympics ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 55,101 reads 37 comments

  3. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials 2012: Where the Top Men Stand After Saturday

    The men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials ended Saturday afternoon with Danell Leyva holding off John Orzco for the individual all-around title. By Sunday we should know which five men are headed to London as members of the U...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 4,753 reads 1 comments

  4. US Olympic Swimming Trials: Phelps, Lochte Obscure Each Other's Greatness

    Rumor has it there were eight swimmers in Saturday's men's 200-meter individual medley final at U.S Olympic Trials. I couldn't tell you, though. I only saw two...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 7,628 reads 10 comments

  5. Summer Olympics 2012: Usain Bolt Looks Uninspired, Bested by Blake Again

    If Usain Bolt is worried about losing his aura of invincibility, he sure didn't show it on Saturday. One night after he lost a stunning 100-meter final at the Jamaican Trials to ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 5,973 reads 5 comments

  6. US Gymnastics Olympic Trials 2012: Danell Leyva Shouldn't Be Satisfied

    Let's imagine Danell Leyva came into this weekend's U.S. Gymnastics Trials in San Jose with a checklist. Perform at a high level? Check. Take the all-around title back from budding rival John Orozco? Check...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 3,564 reads 1 comments

  7. Gymnastics Olympic Trials 2012: What Sam Mikulak Reveals About US Men's Team

    There are two kinds of upsets at U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials. In the first kind of upset, favorites wobble, waver and finally collapse, leaving some even-keeled yeoman-type atop the podium—stunned grin and all...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 7,240 reads 0 comments

  8. US Olympic Swimming Trials Results: Will 100 Free Depth Result in Relay Gold?

    At a U.S. Olympic Trials defined by the top-heavy charms of Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, Friday's men's 100-meter final gave fans a rare chance to celebrate Team USA's depth...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 4,485 reads 4 comments

  9. London 2012: Why Oscar Pistorius Deserves a Spot on South Africa's Relay Team

    The Olympic world got a dose of discouraging news Friday when Oscar Pistorius, the man many hoped would become the first amputee runner in Olympic history, failed in his final attempt to earn a London "A" standard time in the 400 meters...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 363 reads 3 comments

  10. Michael Phelps: His Biggest Rival in Each Individual 2012 Olympic Event

    After announcing he would drop the 100-meter freestyle and 200-meter backstroke, Michael Phelps is on target to swim eight events at the London 2012 Olympics —the same eight events, in fact, that he contested four years ago in Beijing...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 4,704 reads 2 comments

  11. US Olympic Track & Field Team 2012: 5 Best Bets to Win Gold for USA in London

    With the 2012 U.S. Olympic track team beginning to take shape this week out in Eugene, it’s high time we took stock of America’s medal hopefuls...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  12. Dwyane Wade: Potential Replacements for Team USA Olympic Roster

    The just-announced news that Dwyane Wade will miss the London 2012 Olympics after opting to undergo knee surgery doesn't remove Team USA from the ranks of pre-tournament favorite...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 881 reads 0 comments

  13. Stephanie Rice: Where She Fits in the US Olympic Swimming Trials Picture

    By now you might know Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice as the attractive, athletic woman who recently posted a revealing photograph of her attractive, athletic body to Twitter—drawing the ire of her country's more Puritanical factions...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 995 reads 0 comments

  14. Is Michael Phelps—Ryan Lochte Rivalry Bad for Swimming?

    After the initial excitement over Michael Phelps' dramatic victory in the men's 200-meter freestyle final at U.S...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 2,176 reads 1 comments

  15. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2012: Stunning Finishes Spice Up Meet

    Remarkable as they are, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte have sucked some of the fun out of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials . The problem? They're too damn good; too damn predictable...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 945 reads 0 comments

  16. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials Results 2012: Top Qualifiers, Updates & Highlights

    The U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials ended Sunday in San Jose, California, but the journey to London has just begun...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 16,361 reads 0 comments

  17. Wimbledon 2012: Andy Roddick's Start Holds Promise for London Olympics

    Andy Roddick hasn't had too many good weeks on the tennis court this past year, but the last seven days certainly qualify. On Tuesday, Roddick was named to the U.S. team for the London 2012 Olympics ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,205 reads 0 comments

  18. Ryan Lochte in No-Win Situation Racing Michael Phelps in Olympic Trials

    The first three days of U.S. Olympic Trials couldn't have gone much better for Ryan Lochte. He's faced rival Michael Phelps three times and he's beaten Phelps twice—rather decisively both times...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 839 reads 3 comments

  19. Stephanie Rice Photo Puts Australian Olympic Swim Team in Hot Water Again

    Australia's best swimmers may want to cool their heels on the whole social media thing for a while. Maybe read a book. Take a nature walk. Revisit that long-dormant stamp collection...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  20. The 50 Greatest Swimming Moments in US Olympic History

    Run down the list of the greatest Olympic swimming achievements, and you won't find many without the stars and stripes flying next to it. Spitz in '72, Phelps in '08, Evans in '88, Schollander in '64, Torres seemingly forever...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 6,942 reads 0 comments

  21. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials 2012: Breaking Down Top Athletes to Watch

    The gymnastics prowess on display at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in San Jose, California, this week should be among the best this event has ever seen. The men's side is deep and rich with young talent...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 9,355 reads 2 comments

  22. Olympic Swimming Trials 2012: Don't Be Fooled, Michael Phelps Has More in Tank

    A simple regurgitation of the rote outcome does not capture the entirety of what happened Monday during the men's 400-meter individual medley final at U.S. Olympic Trials...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,509 reads 0 comments

  23. US Olympic Swimming Trials Results 2012: Top Qualifiers, Cuts and Highlights

    This week in Omaha, Neb., America's best athletes in perhaps its finest Olympic discipline find themselves locked in an aquatic battle royale for precious spots on the U.S. swim team and a trip to the London 2012 Olympics ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 33,185 reads 1 comments

  24. US Olympic Track Trials: US Track Deficiency Exposed in Women's 100-Meter Ruling

    Ever wondered why sports leagues devise byzantine contingency plans for even the most indecipherable ties? Look no further than the quagmire that blew through the 2012 U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon, this weekend...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 73 reads 3 comments

  25. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2012: Breaking Down Top Contenders to Watch

    The eyes of the swimming world fall upon Omaha, Nebraska this week with U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials set to get underway...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 10,301 reads 5 comments