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Quora

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How Difficult Is It to Learn an NFL Playbook?

Quora | Posted August 10, 2012

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Brendan Darby, Played briefly in the NFL It's really f***ing hard. I'm not sure many players memorize it per se; it's more about understanding the concepts rather...
Lewis Krell

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There Is No 'I' in Gold Medal

Lewis Krell | Posted August 9, 2012

I hate how individual sports become team sports in the Olympics. So, if the IOC has made it their business to turn individual sports into team sports, then I propose they should start turning team sports into individual events.
James Andrews

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U.S. Olympians Use Social Media to Say #WeDemandChange

James Andrews | Posted August 9, 2012

As I learned more about their financial conditions I became even more proud that Olympians were protesting IOC rules that limited their ability to promote the brands who helped them pay their bills in social media.
Richard Brand

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Not Happy With Jesus

Richard Brand | Posted August 9, 2012

It seems to me to be a case of delicious irony. The Olympic Committee was not happy to see the principles taught by Jesus implemented in their games.
Jake Kaminski

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My Experience Competing at the London Olympics

Jake Kaminski | Posted August 9, 2012

Life is just one big learning curve and I'm glad to be on the upward swing of that curve just taking anything and everything in while trying to absorb as much of this experience in London as I can.
Dr. Jane Aronson

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Kohl #14 Is Here With Us in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted September 26, 2012

Our arrival in Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port-au-Prince was a happy moment for me. Showing off Haiti to my sons begins.
Michael Benson

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The British Empire, the Olympic Games and the Power of Sport

Michael Benson | Posted August 9, 2012

London is a city of monuments. This is especially evident as images of this remarkable city and its Olympic venues are beamed to billions of people around the globe during this unparalleled sporting event.
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

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The London Olympics: Up Close and Personal

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted August 9, 2012

Paraskevi "Voula" Papachristou and Michel Morganella both trained for years to reach an Olympic level of competition. Each, in turn, was leveled by something notoriously difficult to train -- the tongue.
Evan Winiker

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While Tiger Sleeps, the Lion Feasts

Evan Winiker | Posted August 9, 2012

While the internet was buzzing over Michael Phelps' 22 Olympic medals and Jim Furyk's epic collapse at Bridgestone, John Daly was quietly putting together his best tournament in years.
Len Berman

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Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted August 9, 2012

So where do you draw the line? Cheating is bad, agreed. But how about if everyone else is doing it?
Michael Clarkson

When Will Eldrick Become Tiger Again?

Michael Clarkson | Posted August 9, 2012

If Tiger Woods wins the PGA Championship this weekend on The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C., they should put his given name on the trophy -- Eldrick.
Laura Zigman

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"I'm SO SORRY About Your Silver Medal!"

Laura Zigman | Posted August 9, 2012

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Dedicated to all the silver medalist WINNERS who didn't cry when on-air sportscasters tried to make them feel like LOSERS.
Diana Nyad

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Olympics More Than Sports

Diana Nyad | Posted August 9, 2012

As much as the media pushes the medal count, we the fans are smarter than that. We don't care much about who wins. We want to feel. And in every sport there is a story to be told, feelings to be kindled.
Marlo Thomas

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Better Than Gold: The Morgan Rathke Story

Marlo Thomas | Posted August 9, 2012

Believe it or not, sometimes there are even greater heights to soar to -- and greater prizes to claim -- than Olympic glory.