The beauty of the Olympics, in photos

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bobsled&iid=8115158″ src=”0/d/2/2/Bobsleigh_Fourman_Heat_2d00.jpg?adImageId=10804546&imageId=8115158″ width=”393″ height=”594″ /] The Olympics, summer or winter, are among the most fantastic events for photos. The settings are beautiful, culturally rich cities in foreign lands, and the competitors are dressed in their national colors. The events themselves are full of motion and emotion, an unbeatable combination. I remember being […]

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USA hockey team shocks Canada

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=hockey&iid=8043841″ src=”b/4/2/0/Ice_Hockey_7cf7.jpg?adImageId=10602867&imageId=8043841″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Yes, the costume¬† mountie hat above is a lot classier than the silly red, white and blue topper the American is wearing. But what matters is the final score: USA 5, Canada 3. Magnificent. As I’ve noted before, I’m a big fan of Martin Brodeur. But he […]

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No standout caps at the Olympics, at least so far

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Olympics+opening+ceremony&iid=7907398″ src=”d/9/3/0/Opening_Ceremonies_held_b4bf.JPG?adImageId=10281619&imageId=7907398″ width=”500″ height=”295″ /] I was so irritated with NBC’s delay of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics from Vancouver that I didn’t bother to watch. But I felt it my duty to look for the top caps worn by the athletes. So I cruised through the scores of opening […]

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Sacramento NBC affiliate gets a tin medal for delaying opening Olympics ceremony

With the Winter Olympics taking place in Pacific time, we residents of the West Coast could at last look forward to television coverage in real time. So it was with astonishment and incredulity I learned this evening that the Sacramento NBC affiliate, KCRA TV, would delay broadcasting the opening ceremonies from Vancouver. I left work […]

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