Second Chance Relay
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
Myla Dalbesio: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Each State's Sporting Mt. Rushmore
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”
Today in Great Minor League Hats
This is Bad News For Most of Twitter
BREAKING: Twitter will introduce a quality filter based on accounts' origins and behavior— Reuters Tech News (@ReutersTech) August 18, 2016
This Feels A Little Severe
For doing what he did to these Games, to Rio, to USOC, to other athletes, Ryan Lochte should be banned for life by USA Swimming.— Christine Brennan (@cbrennansports) August 18, 2016
Odds & Ends
Lucky Peach explains why eggs aren’t cheaper ... Simone Biles is at the heart of a Rio love triangle ... Gawker.com 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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