Posts Tagged: 2012 OLYMPICS

2012 OLYMPICS

You're Welcome, Everyone Except Lolo Jones

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Alex Morgan and other people wearing Olympics clothes want to say thank you for your support.

2012 OLYMPICS

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed By The Los Angeles Dodgers

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Olympic gold medal gymnasts Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross and Internet Favorite McKayla Maroney threw out the ceremonial first pitches before Tuesday's Padres-Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium.

2012 OLYMPICS

The Team USA Blooper Reel, Because 'LeBron James' And 'America'

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The Team USA blooper reel is nice, especially that shot LeBron makes at 1:25.

2012 OLYMPICS

The Paralympics Begin In A Week, Have Already Been Rocked By A Sex Scandal

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The 2012 Paralympic Games are 6 days away and it’s safe to say that Oscar Pistorius served as just a sampling of the incredible inspiration that everyone can feel from the fearless athletes who compete in each of <a href="http://www.london2012.com/paralympics/sports/">the 21 sports featured</a> at this year’s games.

2012 OLYMPICS

Ryan Lochte As The Next ‘Bachelor’? Sure, That Makes Perfect Sense

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Just like any world class Olympic athlete with limited appeal and a temporary window, swimmer Ryan Lochte is trying to make the most of his current fame and inexplicable sex symbol status by throwing his name out there for reality TV appearances.

2012 OLYMPICS

The Queen Attacking A Kangaroo: Still Better Olympics Coverage Than NBC

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As you might've guessed, I get my Olympics updates exclusively from <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/the-20-best-samuel-l-jackson-olympics-tweets-so-far#page/1" target="_blank">Samuel L. Jackson</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/taiwanese-animation" target="_blank">Taiwan's Next Media Animation</a>, and so far I know more than I ever expected to about MUGGAFUQQUAHS and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/taiwan-animation-ye-shiwen-world-record-doping" target="_blank">panda bears shooting up Chinese swimmers with comically-oversized steroid needles</a>.

2012 OLYMPICS

Carmelo Anthony’s Balls May Not Make It Out Of England Alive

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Carmelo Anthony has <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/people-think-team-usa-picked-on-nigeria" target="_blank">single-handedly destroyed entire nations</a> during the 2012 Summer Olympics, so it should come as no surprise that some countries would love to run up and punch him in the dick.

2012 OLYMPICS

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Megan Rossee

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I apologize for not keeping proper tabs on the WAGS of the Olympics, as I’ve been too busy sulking over the fact that <a href="http://www.daryaklishina.com/">my Russian long jumper girlfriend Darya Klishina</a> is not competing in London.

2012 OLYMPICS

This Week In YouTube Commenter Outrage: Ragu’s Hilarious Olympic Ad

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Despite the love affair with hating NBC for its delayed coverage and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/07/nbc-not-airing-olympics-tribute/">contempt for its stupid viewers</a>, the 2012 Summer Olympics have had some amazing moments.

2012 OLYMPICS

NBC’s Best Olympic Analyst… How About Donna From ‘Parks & Rec’?

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NBC has received a metric ton of crap and hell for the network’s 2012 Summer Olympics coverage, and we haven’t really touched on that too much, because it’s like picking on the fat kid in dodgeball (writes the former fat kid in dodgeball).

2012 OLYMPICS

She’s Ganna Make It, She’s Ganna Make It, She … Didn’t Make it

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The best part of this video is that she doesn't even fail the way you're expecting to.

2012 OLYMPICS

People Think Team USA Picked On Nigeria

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Make no mistake about it, Team USA handled the Nigerian Men’s Basketball team with humiliating authority yesterday, as Carmelo Anthony set a new team record with 37 points, and the entire team set world records with 156 points and 29 3-pointers.

2012 OLYMPICS

Don’t Ever Grow Up, Internet: The Very Best Olympic Pooping Diver Photoshops

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Yesterday, the above picture <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/tatdi.jpg">popped up on this Reddit thread</a> (or <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/u5dcg.png">possibly here first</a>, according to Internet police) with a series of other divers photoshopped on the toilet, and quite frankly I’ve never been so proud of the Internet.

2012 OLYMPICS

Watch Out For Chinese Panda Bears And Their Giant Steroid Syringes

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We share a lot of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/taiwanese-animation" target="_blank">NMA World Edition's ridiculously animated, absurdist news recap videos</a>, but their latest (about world record Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen) brings up an interesting question of how Asian and Pacific Island nations view each other, and whether or not cultural or racial prejudices get in the way of objective reporting.

2012 OLYMPICS

Tweets Come To Life: What If The Best #RejectedOlympicEvents Were Real?

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This morning marked the first time in three days that I logged into Twitter and didn’t see #RejectedOlympicEvents trending, and that’s a very good thing.

2012 OLYMPICS

Oh Random NBC Anchor, You’re The Zaniest!

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Move over, Perd Hapley, there’s a new hilarious anchor in town.

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The 20 Best Samuel L. Jackson Olympics Tweets (So Far)

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One of the strangest and most precious gems from this weekend was discovering that Pulp Fiction slash The Avengers slash Star Wars slash everything else star Samuel L.


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