The Other McCain

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Feminists Celebrate Chi-Com Swimmer, Exaggerate Olympic Record

Feminists can ruin anything, even a 16-year-old’s gold medal. When China’s Ye Shiwen set a record time in the 400-meter individual medley, headline writers created the false impression that she swam faster than the men’s champion, Ryan Lochte. Selwyn Duke at The American Thinker explains the misperception: The  confusion stems from the fact that Ye […]

Olympic Boob Shot? USA! USA! USA!

My prescient news judgment is vindicated: While guys were drooling over those lanky beach volleyball chicks — or even getting twisted thrills watching jailbait gymnasts, you sick freaks — who told you that women’s water polo is the sport to watch for real Rule 5 Olympic action? Now, via Deadspin and Mediaite, we learn that NBC briefly […]

USA! USA! USA!

U.S. water polo team members, including Melissa Seidemann (3rd from Left) I am immune to “Olympic fever.” I covered the Atlanta Olympics in ’96 and, as far as I’m concerned, the whole thing is just a bunch of made-for-TV commercialized hype. However . . . The United States defeated Hungary 14-13 today in women’s water polo. […]

The Olympic Princess Fantasy

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglass, 16, is nicknamed “The Flying Squirrel.” “The reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber left the Olympic gymnastics arena in tears on Sunday after failing to qualify for the finals of the all-around competition. “Wieber, 17, of DeWitt, Mich., was long considered one of the favorites to win the gold medal in the […]

Maybe Stacy McCain’s Sports Career Still Has Potential

by Smitty Moore, a 61 year-old Vietnam veteran, will kick this fall for Faulkner University, a small Christian school in Montgomery, Ala., 43 years after his initial college career was cut short by Vietnam. When he takes the field against Ave Maria on Sept. 10, Moore will be the oldest player ever to take the […]

Because The Olympics Is All About Athletes And Competition, Right?

by Smitty The Puffington Host: The U.S. Olympic Committee has notified all interested cities that it will not submit a bid to host the 2020 Olympics, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. Chicago, New York and Dallas were among those that had expressed interest in putting forth a bid […]

Bikini + NASCAR = Traffic Gold!

Canadian beauty Maryeve Dufault will make her NASCAR debut Saturday in Quebec . . .  NASCAR in Quebec? Comment voulez-vous dire “redneck” en français? Never mind. The point is that I learned this after blog traffic spiked because there were a lot of Google searches that led to my July 28 post about Mlle. Dufault. Then I realized […]

Bad News, America: NASCAR Is Now Allowing French-Canadian Drivers …

… Good news? She’s a smokin’ hot brunette: Next month, Quebec native Maryeve Dufault will attempt to qualify for the NASCAR Nationwide Series NAPA Auto Parts 200. The race will be Saturday, August 20th at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course in Montreal. This will be Dufault’s first race in the Nationwide series. Dufault, 29, […]

Pig Skin In The Game

by Smitty The Blaze notes that even the overpaid prima donnas of the NFL managed to get their act together and finish negotiations. Unlike the clowns inside the flat bowl outlined by the beltway. <rant> Other than the effort to win re-election, these political football players don’t have enough skin in the game. I’d like […]

Barack Obama Has Got as Many NBA Championship Rings as Lebron James

Which is, of course, exactly zero. Bryan Preston points out that the president picked the Heat to win, so that the inerrant Obama Jinx remains in force. If Obama says “recovery,” bet on recession. If Obama says “peace,” bet on war.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Emerson, 10, Reagan, 8, and Jefferson, 12, at Municipal Stadium after Sunday’s Hagerstown Suns game. My wife’s boss had extra tickets to Sunday’s Hagerstown Suns game, and we took our three youngest kids to watch the Suns win 6-5 over the Greensboro Grasshoppers. It was a big crowd — 4,592 in attendance at Municipal Stadium — because […]

Albert Haynesworth, Victim

He’s 6-foot-6, 335 pounds, a former first-round draft pick and two-time All-Pro. Yet the Washington Redskins’ defensive end is a victim of . . . err, discrimination: Washington Redskins player Albert Haynesworth has been indicted on one charge of sexual abuse after a Feb. 13 incident at the W Hotel, in which he allegedly fondled […]

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