Olympics

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Pennsylvania Has 35 Olympic Athletes Competing for Gold in London

Kobe Bryant, more than half of the national field hockey team, an equestrian in his fifth Olympic Games, and another two dozen American athletes competing […]

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Gay Olympian Can Sing, Too

Openly gay Olympian Megan Rapinoe shows off her musical side with a cover of Missy Higgins’ Anywhere. Rapinoe will be competing on the U.S. Women’s Soccer team in London this month.

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Bob Costas Was Not Happy With Our Recent Olympics Post

I came back from the July 4th holiday last week and had a surprising message on my voicemail. It was Bob Costas, asking me to […]

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4th Annual Pizza Olympics

On Friday, July 27th London kicks off its Olympics. Eight days earlier in South Philadelphia, we have the Pizza Olympics. From 6 to 9 p.m. […]

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How Womanly Does a Woman Olympic Athlete Have to Be?

The women competing in the U.S. Olympic track and field trials have been outrunning a lot over the past couple of weeks. Stiff competition, injuries. […]

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Better Prizes, Hunger Games Ideas Would Make the Olympics More Exciting

I love my country—and most of its prominent sports—but I hate the Olympics, specifically my country’s televised presentation of the Olympics. The pomp and circumstance […]

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Philly’s Olympic Medalists Include SI Swimsuit Model and the Guy Who “Did Not Move”

The 2012 Summer Olympics are set to start in London in just over a month (we hear there’s going to be a torch, or something). […]

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Americans Are at Our Ugliest During the Olympics

I did something on Monday night I am reasonably sure no one else in Philadelphia did: I watched the Los Angeles Kings defeat the New […]

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Would-Be Olympic Gymnast Comes Out

Josh Dixon, who’s been on the fast track toward representing the U.S. at the summer Olympics this year in London, addressed his personal life recently […]

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Megan Rapinoe on Gay Athletes

This summer, midfielder Megan Rapinoe and her team will go for Olympic gold in London. During an interview with KickTV, the soccer star talks about […]

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Gay’s Okay at the Olympics

As London gets ready for the 2012 Summer Olympics, so are volunteers being schooled on how to handle all things LGBT. Outsports reports that volunteers […]

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Top Chef Recap: And Then There Were Three…

After spending almost an entire season taping under a 105 degree sun, the final four cheftestants are now subjected to the cold extremes of Canadian […]

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Barstool Olympics Follow-up: Who’s Got Poutine

Last Friday we posted about the Barstool Olympics at some local bars where the bar that sells the most Molson wins. Several of you wanted […]

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Winter Olympics Open Today

The 2010 Winter Olympics kick off today from Vancouver, British Columbia and several local bars are ready. Five area bars are competing in the “Bar […]