Speedskating helmets are awesome

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Ohno&iid=8033831″ src=”4/f/d/9/Olympic_Winter_Games_6fcd.JPG?adImageId=10590158&imageId=8033831″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] They look like plain-label bicycle helmets, but the helmets worn by the speedskaters at the Winter Olympics have an exceedingly high cool factor. It’s the numbers that make them so. For some reason, to me the helmets evoke memories of old Auto Union Grand Prix race cars […]

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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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