1. Olympic Men's Track & Field: U.S. Sprinters Put Usain Bolt on Notice

    It's time to hold talk of a Jamaican sweep in the men's 100-meter sprint at the London 2012 Olympics ; Uncle Sam has some serious spring in his step...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 436 reads 18 comments

  2. US Olympic Trials: High Stakes for Allyson Felix, Jeneba Tarmoh in 100-Meter Tie

    A recent report in the New York Times indicates that a final decision in Saturday's dramatic, historic third-place tie between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh in the women's 100-meter dash at U...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,218 reads 0 comments

  3. 2012 Summer Olympics: Why a World Cup Can't Work in Basketball

    Australia released its men's basketball roster for the 2012 London Games today and, I must warn you, it doesn't look auspicious...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 2,191 reads 5 comments

  4. US Olympic Track Trials Results 2012: Top Qualifiers, Updates and Highlights

    This is where the road to Olympic glory begins—the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 21,881 reads 0 comments

  5. Lolo Jones and the 5 Biggest Celebrities in US Women's Track and Field

    No ascent is steeper than the one toward Olympic fame—a fleeting process by which C-list athletes become marketing dynamos in a matter of mere months, only to fade with equal pace soon after...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,747 reads 0 comments

  6. Natalie Coughlin: 5 Questions with the US Olympic Swimming Superstar

    By the time she's swum her final lap, Natalie Coughlin could well go down as the greatest female Olympian in American history...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,527 reads 0 comments

  7. US Olympic Track Trials 2012: Breaking Down Top Athletes to Watch

    After a squall of activity on Thursday, the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials begin in earnest today with the official Opening Ceremony and a full slate of events...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 2,711 reads 1 comments

  8. US Olympic Women's Track & Field Team: 5 Underrated Athletes You Need to Watch

    You'll hear plenty about Allyson Felix, Lolo Jones and Carmelita Jeter in advance of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,813 reads 0 comments

  9. London 2012: U.S. Olympic Trials, from American Hopefuls to Event Primers

    After a giddy, four-year wait, Olympic trials season is finally upon us—a cornucopia of athletic tension made for the Summer Games glutton inside all of us...

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  10. Lolo Jones: Can Her Hype Survive a US Olympic Trials Letdown?

    Based on the percentage of Olympic media coverage committed to American sprinter Lolo Jones in the lead up to London 2012, where would you imagine she ranks this season among 100-meter hurdlers? First? Third? Try thirteenth...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 2,427 reads 2 comments

  11. US Diving 2012: America Is Missing David Boudia's Brilliance

    This U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, held this week in Federal Way, Wash., aren't the preface to Olympic glory they once were in the days of Greg Louganis, Pat McCormick or Dorothy Poynton...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 809 reads 1 comments

  12. The 20 Craziest Finishes in Olympic History

    We Olympic fans love speed. We love strength. We love height. But more than that, we love when all of the above conspires to give us a great finish...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 3,274 reads 8 comments

  13. The 15 Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments in Summer Olympic History

    Unlike baseball, there is all sorts of crying in the Olympics . Athletes crying, spectators crying, coaches crying, even world leaders crying. Waterworks galore...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 116,601 reads 7 comments

  14. US Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team 2012: Updated News & Analysis

    After failing to medal in Beijing, the United States' synchronized swimming team seeks redemption at the 2012 London Olympics ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 3,219 reads 0 comments

  15. US Olympic Weightlifting Team 2012: Updated News & Analysis for America's Squad

    Despite lackluster results and pea-sized medal hopes, there is good news for USA weightlifting entering London 2012: They aren't anonymous anymore...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 7,796 reads 0 comments

  16. US Olympic Track Trials 2012: 5 Athletes with the Most to Prove

    The 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials begin this Thursday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., and with them comes the promise of dreams fulfilled and hopes dashed...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,619 reads 4 comments

  17. London 2012: Olympic Torch Relay Updates and Opening Ceremony Preview

    The London 2012 Summer Games, like so many Olympic competitions before it, will feature its fair share of non-athletic spectacle...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,903 reads 0 comments

  18. 2012 Summer Olympics: London Gets the Facebook Treatment

    One Olympic cycle ago, George W. Bush was President of the United Sates, Bieber Fever was still in quarantine and Mark Zuckerberg was just another techie phenom worth a modest $1...

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  19. Tyson Gay: 5 Questions with the USA Track Star and Olympic Contender

    Former world champion sprinter and current Olympic contender Tyson Gay doesn't emote much. In a sport overrun with chest-thumpers, the Lexington, Kentucky native tends to speak in terse bursts of excess humility...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 3,503 reads 3 comments

  20. Michael Phelps: U.S. Trials Plan Proves Swimmer Still Wants to Dominate

    Swimming world, take note: Michael Phelps is all in for London. According to Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports, the Olympic legend will swim seven events at the U.S. Swimming Trials next week...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 117 reads 30 comments

  21. Olympic Soccer 2012: No US Men's Team, No American Interest

    I'm as active a proponent of rational discussion as you'll find, and yet in the wake of Team USA's failure to qualify for the 2012 Olympic soccer tournament, even I'm left wondering: ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 18,788 reads 12 comments

  22. Olympic Boxing 2012: Queen Underwood's Olympic Inclusion a Story Worth Cheering

    Your feel-good Olympic news of the day comes courtesy of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), which this afternoon announced that American fighter Queen Underwood ...

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  23. USA Olympic Basketball Team: Why Team USA's Lack of Bigs Is No Concern

    A rash of injuries to Team USA's men's basketball team has set the panic meter for this summer's Olympic tournament somewhere between bemusement and mild concern...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 3,579 reads 5 comments

  24. 2012 Summer Olympics: Watch out for America's 'Other' Beach Volleyball Tandems

    The 2008 Olympic beach volleyball tournament was a profile in utter domination. On the women's side, American duo Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor didn't drop a set en route to their second consecutive Olympic title...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 1,337 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Soccer 2012: Naming David Beckham to Team GB Will Be Blow to His Legacy

    Even the most ardent David Beckham supporter will tell you that his reported selection to Great Britain's Olympic soccer team was a matter of tribute, not talent...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 2 years ago 4,028 reads 4 comments