1. 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 4 years ago 2,836 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 4 years ago 2,953 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 4 years ago 8,548 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 4 years ago 5,352 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 4 years ago 15,042 reads 0 comments

  6. Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh 2012 Olympics: Wednesday Results & Highlights

    After losing their first ever Olympic set (this is their third Olympics ), Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh have defeated Austrian sisters Doris and Stefanie Schwaiger 17-21, 21-8, 15-10...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 9,665 reads 12 comments

  7. Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh 2012 Olympics: Monday Results, Highlights & More

    Two-time defending Olympic champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh have still never dropped a set in Olympic play after a 21-14, 21-19 win over the 10th-ranked Czech duo of Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 12,834 reads 2 comments

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

    Amazing images continue to bombard us from the London Olympics , especially from events that we would otherwise not pay any attention to at all (sorry all you die-hard slalom canoe fans out there) In case you missed it, here is yesterday's list...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 8,314 reads 2 comments

  9. U.S. Olympic Swimming Team 2012: Ryan Lochte Not so Invincible After Relay Flop

    America was all about Ryan Lochte after the first day at the London 2012 Olympics . People were jumping ship off the Michael Phelps boat in droves after he finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley on Saturday...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 48,303 reads 91 comments

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

    Camera lenses larger than most female gymnasts are all over London right now, snapping away to catch the first glimpse of Olympic action. Camera technology is amazing nowadays...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 9,377 reads 4 comments

  11. London 2012: Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Results, Highlights and More

    Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh began their quest for a three-peat with a 21-18, 21-19 win against No. 22 Natalie Cook and Tamsin Henchley of Australia...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 12,860 reads 2 comments

  12. Missy Franklin 2012 Olympics: Event Schedule, Results, Highlights & More

    Are we witnessing the rise of the greatest female swimmer of all time? Missy Franklin was just 16 when she was named 2011 FINA Swimmer of the Year in December. We don't trust her to vote yet, but she does hold two world records...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 20,247 reads 2 comments

  13. Ryan Lochte 2012 Olympics: Event Schedule, Results, Highlights & More

    Ryan Lochte swims in the massive shadow of his rival, Michael Phelps. Phelps is the household name. He's the greatest Olympian of all time. However, those who follow swimming know that Lochte has been the more dominant one over the past couple of years..

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 8,833 reads 0 comments

  14. Stephanie Rice 2012 Olympics: Event Schedule, Results, Highlights & More

    With so much hype splashing around American swimmers, some may tend to overlook international stars like Stephanie Rice. The 24-year-old Australian won three gold medals and set three world records in Beijing...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 3,354 reads 0 comments

  15. Michael Phelps 2012 Olympics: Event Schedule, Results, Highlights & More

    Michael Phelps would break his neck if he tried to wear all of his Olympic medals at once. He earned eight (six gold, two bronze) at the 2004 Athens Games and then eight golds in Beijing four years later...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 48,391 reads 4 comments

  16. US Olympic Men's Beach Volleyball Team: Updated News, Roster & Analysis

    It's about time to bring the beach to London. The United States is sending two tandems with an excellent shot at gold into the Olympic Men's Beach Volleyball Tournament, including defending gold-medalists Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 8,890 reads 1 comments

  17. Olympic Swimming Predictions 2012: Gold Medal Odds for Every Event

    A lot of epic performances (mostly involving Michael Phelps) were delivered in the Water Cube at the 2008 Beijing Olympics ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 27,912 reads 3 comments

  18. Team USA vs. Spain Live Blog: Analysis and Reaction

    The U.S. took this one rather easily after a strong opening by Spain. Team USA went 13-for-23 from beyond the arc, with Carmelo and LeBron leading the way. Take a look at some of thoughts along the way...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 2,101 reads 2 comments

  19. London 2012 Olympics: Comprehensive Guide to the Summer Games

    Okay, first of all, meet Wenlock, the creepiest Olympic mascot of all time. He and his buddy Mandeville look like Play-Doh sculptures made by the quiet kid in your kindergarten class who used to bite everyone at recess...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 4,854 reads 4 comments

  20. Olympic Track and Field: Steroid Punishment Must Hit Whole 2004 U.S. Relay Team

    Crystal Cox ran in the prelims for the United States’ 4x400 relay team that went on to win gold at the Athens 2004 Olympics ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 7,520 reads 20 comments

  21. US Olympic Beach Volleyball: Under-the-Radar Men Better Bets for Gold Than Women

    You would never see Todd Rogers or Phil Dalhausser trying out for "Dancing With The Stars." The defending Olympic gold medalists are stars, to be sure, but they keep their stardom within the realm of beach volleyball...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 700 reads 0 comments

  22. US Olympic Track Team 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About Ashton Eaton

    He's the world's best all-around athlete, so get used to seeing his face as the Olympics begin. Decathlete Ashton Eaton, 24, was considered the future of USA Track and Field heading into the Olympic Trials in Eugene...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 3,252 reads 2 comments

  23. London 2012 Olympics: 15 Heart-Pounding Moments in US Track and Field History

    A lump in your throat. Goosebumps. Elation. Shock. Track and field is a sport that is made for such feelings, and after a thrilling Olympic Trials, it looks like American athletes will be giving us plenty of exciting moments in London...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 6,282 reads 9 comments

  24. Olympic Basketball 2012: Blake Griffin's Injury Could Spell Doom for Team USA

    Think Team USA has the best frontcourt heading into the 2012 Olympics ? No way. With a knee injury to Blake Griffin (who has a history of knee problems) threatening to sideline ...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 14,271 reads 63 comments

  25. US Olympic Swimming: The 10 Major Moments in Michael Phelps' Career

    He's the most dominant Olympian of all time and, perhaps, the most dominant athlete of all time. Michael Phelps is going to win more gold medals in London and bring his career total to an untouchable amount...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 4 years ago 5,008 reads 3 comments