Brendan Maloy
Thursday August 18th, 2016

Second Chance Relay

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The biggest news out of Rio that does not involve mendacious swimmers is the U.S. women’s 4x100 relay team stumbling in its preliminary heat and looking as though it was eliminated from contention. Team USA will get another shot Thursday night after the IAAF ruled Allyson Felix was bumped by another runner in the handoff zone. Other countries are not going to be happy when the United States grabs gold here.

Oh, Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte’s story seems to be falling apart by the minute as footage from the swimmer’s alleged gas station robbery may show him and two teammates urinating and fighting attendants. And to think this all started with Lochte lying to his mom.

Bring Back Rope Climb

The Olympics used to have a lot of weird stuff like equestrian vaulting and plunge for distance, and we have ranked them.

Myla Dalbesio: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Sometimes when I get up to go get water at the office I pass a couch that has a swimsuit model sitting on it reading a magazine. Recently it was Myla Dalbesio​. We did not speak. (Click here for full-size gallery.) 


Each State's Sporting Mt. Rushmore

I feel like Scottie Pippen should be on the Illinois one, but these are certainly interesting.

The Best American?

Sam Kendrick is a 2nd Lieutenant and a bronze medalist, and he loves his country so much he abandoned a jump to stand at attention for the “Star Spangled Banner”

Summerslam Trivia

How well do you remember the biggest moments from the WWE’s end of summer spectacular?

Today in Great Minor League Hats

This is Bad News For Most of Twitter

This Feels A Little Severe

Odds & Ends

Lucky Peach explains why eggs aren’t cheaper ... Simone Biles is at the heart of a Rio love triangle ... is closing because it made a rich person sad, which is illegal ... Help Usain Bolt solve an Olympic mystery!

Ultimate Bottle-Throwing Championship

Warning: The video below contains explicit language.

Ryan Lochte: Mastermind

This Doesn't Look Fun

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