Monthly Archives: August 2008

Jericho Scott, Harrison Bergeron, The Incredibles, and Me

We, as Americans, like to believe we’re in a meritocratic society, one where gumption, skill, and diligence can compensate for all but the most grievous errors of caprice and circumstance.

And, as such, this is troubling. Continue reading

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The Games of the 29th Olympiad: Men’s Basketball, Gold Medal Game: United States vs. Spain, Live Blog

It’s late. Or early. Doesn’t matter, I’m live-blogging the Redeem Team’s chance to return to glory and Olympic gold. I think they’ve got a good shot.

Stay up with me here and jump down. Here’s the online feed. Continue reading

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The Games of the 29th Olympiad: Men’s Basketball, Second Semifinal: United States vs. Argentina, Live Blog

Another morning, another live blog. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Live Blog: That Obama/McCain Football Preview Section

I’ve seen people do live blogs of magazines, and I know this happens to be a big deal, plus I’m revving up for the U.S.-Argentina game and an Orlando Sentinel subscriber, so I thought I’d do this. Continue reading

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The Games of the 29th Olympiad: Men’s Basketball, Preliminary Round, Group B: United States vs. Spain, Live Blog

Because there’s nothing like Olympic basketball on a Saturday morning at 10 AM to give me reason to wake up early on a lazy weekend day. Continue reading

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Live Blog: Rick Reilly Co-Hosting PTI

Yeah, I believe Awful Announcing on this one.

And I’ll be live-blogging after the jump. Continue reading

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The Games of the 29th Olympiad: Jason Lezak and the Power of the Moment

Here’s the full race, via NBC. (Quick, painless download required.) Here’s the version Deadspin has, which shows, at the end of the video, the end of the race and the beginning of the medal ceremony, and isn’t likely to be taken down.

But even the grainy YouTube version is powerful.

And for good reason. (Watch, then jump, ’cause it could go down at any second.) Continue reading

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