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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.