1. Rio Olympics 2016: Athletes Ready to Earn Redemption After London Disappointment

    It's been four agonizingly long years for the athletes who fell short of expectations at the 2012 London Olympics. Some, like U.S. sprinter LaShawn Merritt and Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm, went from favorites to flameouts...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 2 days ago 2,035 reads 4 comments

  2. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: The Top Storylines to Follow

    Teenage phenoms, world records, new kidneys and aging icons—track fandom is about to awaken from its hibernation. If you’re like the vast majority of American sports fans, you do not follow track and field year-round...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 29 days ago 2,368 reads 3 comments

  3. Clippers' Success Is Like Being on a Different Planet

    Willie Green threw a nasty alley-oop to Ryan Hollins on Monday during the Clippers ' shellacking of Memphis . When Ryan Hollins is posterizing people, you know your team is feeling it...

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  4. Olympic Boxing 2012: Top 5 Performing Nations at London Games

    Boxing at the 2012 London Olympics was memorable, for both good and bad reasons. Female boxing made its Olympic debut and didn't disappoint, proving itself as an event that should have been included long ago...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 1,221 reads 3 comments

  5. Olympic Volleyball 2012: 5 Pressing Needs for US Indoor and Outdoor Team

    Women's beach volleyball was very good to the United States at the 2012 London Olympics. The all-American gold-medal match between Misty May-Treanor/Kerri Walsh and April Ross/Jennifer ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 1,656 reads 0 comments

  6. The 30 Most Memorable Moments of the 2012 Olympic Games

    We watch the Olympics in anticipation of the next great moment. The next heroic Kerri Strugg vault , Cathy Freeman sprint or Jason Lezak anchor leg . The most memorable moments, however, are not always moments of greatness...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 96,555 reads 198 comments

  7. Olympic 4x400 Predicted Finishes for US and Blade Runner's South Africa Team

    It's time to get a little nervous if you're an American track fan. The United States completely owns the 4x400-meter relay at the Olympics, winning 16 titles in 22 runnings of the event...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 708 reads 0 comments

  8. Olympics 2012: 25 Best Photos from London

    We've been bringing you the 10 best photos of each day throughout the Olympics . Some have been artistically stunning photos while others have just been images that capture lasting moments from the London Games...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 21,617 reads 5 comments

  9. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh: Their Amazing Beach Volleyball Careers

    There are so many “best ever” debates in sports, but there is no debate at all when it comes to women’s beach volleyball...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 1,685 reads 5 comments

  10. London 2012 Women's Beach Volleyball: Live Score & Analysis for All-USA Final

    The three-peat is complete. Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor defeated fellow Americans April Ross and Jen Kessy 21-16, 21-16 this afternoon to win their third consecutive gold medal...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 14,587 reads 6 comments

  11. Olympics 2012: 10 Coolest Photos from Day 11 of Summer Games

    Think this is how that guy's vision looked after he dropped 400 pounds on his head Tuesday? The fact that the guy got up and fist-pumped made him the badass of the London Olympics ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 4,501 reads 5 comments

  12. London 2012 Women's Beach Volleyball: Predictions and Preview for All-US Final

    Bold prediction: The "Star Spangled Banner" will be playing at the medal ceremony for women's beach volleyball...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 19,264 reads 16 comments

  13. Lolo Jones: Why Heavily-Hyped U.S. Olympic Hurdler Becomes Victim of Her Appeal

    All the commercials. All the articles. All the hype. In less than 15 seconds on a drizzly evening in London, it was all for naught. It is not Lolo Jones ' fault that we are so disappointed right now...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 2,658 reads 5 comments

  14. Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh 2012 Olympics: Semifinal Results, Highlights

    Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh will be playing for a third consecutive gold medal after a 22-20, 22-20 win over second-seeded Xue/Zhang of China...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 6,998 reads 11 comments

  15. Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh 2012 Olympics: Quarterfinal Results, Highlights

    And then there were eight... Two-time defending gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh breezed into the quarterfinals with a win on Saturday that took just 30 minutes...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 10,117 reads 1 comments

  16. 2012 Olympics: 10 Coolest Photos from 8th Day of Summer Games

    How much fun would it be to be a photographer of Olympic diving? You'd just get to sit there all day and take pictures of people looking ridiculous as they fall through the sky...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 7,861 reads 1 comments

  17. Olympics 2012: Biggest Disappointments from Day 8

    Spain's basketball team lost, America lost its top 400-meter runner, and a champion horse decided she wasn't going to jump anymore...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 2,587 reads 0 comments

  18. US Olympic Track Team 2012: LaShawn Merritt Failure Costly for Team USA

    LaShawn Merritt's London Olympics are over after he pulled up with a hamstring injury in a qualifying heat for the 400-meter dash. No, this does not mean the "Blade Runner" now has a shot at a medal...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 3,952 reads 2 comments

  19. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh 2012 Olympics: Round of 16 Results, Highlights

    Hit the easy button. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh destroyed the Dutch duo of Keizer and Van Iersel 21-13, 21-12 in just over a half hour, advancing to the elite eight of the Olympic tournament...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 6,841 reads 0 comments

  20. 2012 Olympics: 10 Coolest Photos from 7th Day of Summer Games

    See how captivated this table tennis player is by the ball in front of him? That's some serious focus. The following 10 pictures are so cool that you'll want to look at them just as closely...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 10,175 reads 4 comments

  21. Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh: Biggest Hurdles in Bid for Olympic Three-Peat

    As evidenced by the elimination of Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser, it's not an easy road to Olympic gold in beach volleyball. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh made it look easy in Athens and Beijing, where they never even lost a set...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 2,835 reads 0 comments

  22. Oscar Pistorius 2012 Olympics: Why All Eyes Are on Blade Runner

    The biggest story in the 400-meter dash at the London Olympics is about a guy who might not even advance to the semifinals...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 2,953 reads 0 comments

  23. Michael Phelps Medal Count: What Record-Breaking Olympics Haul Means for Legacy

    A while back, there was a great piece on this website about picking the Mt. Rushmore for every Major League baseball franchise . If we were to make an Olympic version, who would be the first person to get his mug up there? Michael Phelps...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 8,542 reads 0 comments

  24. U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team 2012: Top 10 Feel-Good Stories

    Track and Field is a sport of heartbreak and triumph, and both will be featured in London. This time around, in particular, there are some American track athletes with backgrounds and personalities that beg for attention...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 5,350 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Track and Field 2012: Top Athletes, World Records & Events Primer

    There are just so many storylines and big names to follow in Track and Field at the London Olympics . Is Usain Bolt still the man to beat in the sprints? Can Lolo Jones really ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about almost 4 years ago 15,031 reads 0 comments