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London 2012

NBC To Stream Olympic Closing Ceremony Live

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.11.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC acknowledged some critics Saturday in announcing it changed plans and will stream Sunday's Olympic closing ceremony live online....

WATCH: One Happy Father (Olympics Edition)

Posted 08.11.2012 | Good News

The video's title, "I took Dad to the Olympics," doesn't do justice to the happiness contained therein. Ben Roberts' dad desperately wanted to visi...

Mexico Topples Brazil To Win Gold Medal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

Before the start of the men's soccer gold medal match at the London Olympics, conversation tended toward two topics. The first was the shocking truth ...

Big Change Coming For USA Basketball

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Mike Krzyzewski's last game as U.S. coach will be for an Olympic gold medal. As the American men's team prepared to play Spain for the...

Another Olympic Flag Controversy

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON — A South Korean soccer player who held up a sign with a political message after a victory over Japan did not get a bronze Sunday when th...

Bolt Goes For Yet Another Gold

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Usain Bolt took a day off and let his teammates do the work. They gave Bolt a chance for another triple sweep. The World's Fastest Man re...

LIVE: Olympics Day 15

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Saturday: ___...

LIVE: Brazil vs. Mexico

AP/The Huffington Post | TALES AZZONI | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Brazil hasn't been this close to the gold medal in men's soccer since Romario was a promising young star in the late 1980s. Many great pl...

It's Gay-OK To Play With Your Balls!

Carl Sandler | Posted 10.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

Young gay people of all ages, especially gay men, continue to be discouraged from pursuing team sports. That's a shame. Sports need gay players, and, more importantly, gay people, both those who are athletes and those who could be encouraged to be more athletic, need sports.

Oscar Pistorius' Prosthetic Legs: Do They Give Him an Advantage Over Other Olympic Runners?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 10.10.2012 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

There is a faction of dissenters who believe that Pistorius is at an advantage over his able-bodied peers. Biomechanist Roger Kram of the University of Colorado and biophysicist Hugh Herr of MIT led a team of scientists to investigate this perceived advantage.

Danielle Cadet

Bloggers Promote #LoveForGabby | Danielle Cadet | Posted 08.10.2012 | Black Voices

It's pretty safe to say that the world has fallen in love with Gabby Douglas. After helping her team triumph in the women's all-around final, and goin...

USA Routs Rival To Reach Gold Medal Game

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- LeBron James turned away from his teammates gathered in the center circle and waved to the fans as if to say: "See you Sunday." Right whe...

Want A Sneak Peek Of 'The New Normal'? | Posted 10.10.2012 | TV

Why should Matthew Perry have all the fun? NBC is going to show an extended preview of Ryan Murphy's upcoming comedy series "The New Normal" during...

Pistorius Finally Gets His Relay Turn

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

By the time that Oscar Pistorius got the baton for the anchor leg of the men's 4x400 meter relay final, South Africa was well out of medal contention....

U.S. Women's Relay Team SMASHES World Record

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON (Associated Press) -- Pointing the baton at the clock showing the world-record time of 40.82 seconds, Carmelita Jeter anchored the United State...

Alyssa Creamer

Gabby Douglas Didn't Get The Big Pitch From Spelman College | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas isn't on the verge of committing to Spelman College -- at least not to the president's knowledge. ...

PHOTOS: Kate Middleton Goes Pale

Posted 08.11.2012 | Style

Shocking news out of London today, as the Duchess of Cambridge attended a real live Olympics match! *clutches pearls, passes out from shock* Just k...

USA, Argentina Meet Again

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Ten mesmerizing minutes can't make the U.S. men's basketball team forget the last 10 years. When the Americans face Argentina on Friday i...

I Had A Beer With Ryan Lochte In London -- And He's Great

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.10.2012 | Women

If your in London come to Punch Bowl pub and have a pint with me! #Jeah — Ryan Lochte (@ryanlochte) August 9, 2012 At about 8:30 p.m. British t...

What If Michael Phelps Weren't American?

Dan Ross | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
Dan Ross

I wondered how exactly NBC might lead their coverage of Michael Phelps' record-shattering 22 career medals had he not been from the good old US of A.

Olympics Photo Caption Contest: Goal! (PHOTO)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

Hope Solo dives for the ball during the women's soccer gold medal match on Thursday at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacob...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Usain Bolt goes double/double, winning the 100 and 200 meter gold for the second straight Olympics.

WATCH: Which Olympian Has The Best Victory Dance?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — From the track to the ring to the sandpit, this crop of Olympians just can't stop the beat. The London Games have brought an outpourin...

The King Of Sweden Is Having An AWESOME Time At The Olympics

Posted 08.10.2012 | World

Royals from a number of countries have showed up at the Olympics in London--but few as vociferous as King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. Pictured here, Ki...

Daley Headlines Deep Men's Diving Field

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — It won't be a sweep, but China will try and claim its seventh gold in the last diving event of the London Games. China ...