Posts Tagged: 2012 OLYMPICS

2012 OLYMPICS

Morning Links: Remind Me To Never Have Parents Or Do Gymnastics

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US gymnast Aly Raisman qualified for the Womens All-Around final.

2012 OLYMPICS

Somebody Get This Guy A Film Trilogy, Stat

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One of the early stories of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has been <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/north-korea-flag-mixup-2012-summer-olympics" target="_blank">North Korea's refusal to participate until England stops calling them South Koreans</a>.

2012 OLYMPICS

Kurt Angle Won That Fencing Match With A Broken Freakin Neck

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Funny Or Die has done a lot of things to warm my heart -- <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/tom-brady-funny-or-die" target="_blank">pissing off Tom Brady</a>, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/kris-humphries-is-a-douchebag-doesnt-make-kris-humphries-less-of-a-douchebag" target="_blank">making Kris Humphries call himself a douchebag</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/09/maybe-this-is-what-happened-to-blackstreet" target="_blank">threatening to kill Blake Griffin with a miniature puppet version of himself</a> -- but none have made me quite as happy as watching 1996 Olympic gold medalist and pro wrestler Kurt Angle trying to get back into the 2012 games.

2012 OLYMPICS

Exclusive: A Sneak Peek At The 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony

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Highlight: Yoko Ono appearing out of nowhere and killing three Beatles at once with a machete attack.

2012 OLYMPICS

North Korean Athletes Won’t Be Disrespected

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Despite being a nation still celebrating the all-natural and not-at-all-staged <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/26/kim-jong-un-wife_n_1705130.html">marriage of Kim Jung-Un to former singer Ri Sol Ju</a>, who clearly loves him for his looks and personality, all was not well yesterday for the people of North Korea.

2012 OLYMPICS

Turns Out Grindr Didn’t Crash Because Of The Olympics Gaypocalypse

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The fun of any Olympics is political subplots, as politicians, special interest groups, and various mouth-breathing hate mongers can use the global focus of this gathering of the world’s greatest athletes as a chance to draw attention to themselves.

2012 OLYMPICS

Dwight Schrute Destroys The Rim, Invites Blake Griffin Into His Van

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Blake Griffin has a torn meniscus and a strong desire to be <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/09/maybe-this-is-what-happened-to-blackstreet" target="_blank">everyone's favorite, post-Shaq "funny athlete"</a>, so he's got a lot of free time to show up on YouTube chat shows and joke about being home schooled.

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So Are Spain’s 2012 Olympic Uniforms Trying To Look Like 1990s Hulk Hogan Or What

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By way of <a href="http://network.yardbarker.com/olympics/article_external/backyard/spains_olympic_unis_are_atrocious_make_them_look_like_pizza_delivery_guys_pics/11255842?refmod=backyard&refsrc=sportressofblogitude" target="_blank">Sportress Of Blogitude</a> come these pictures of Spain's real, actual 2012 Summer Olympic uniforms, and to say they make the country's best athletes look like pizza delivery boys or some sort of anthropomorphic kethups and mustards is an understatement.

2012 OLYMPICS

What’ll Be Gone First: Great Britain Or LeBron James’ Hair?

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Note to other countries: If you want to learn how to beat Team USA, just stop all the alley-oops.

2012 OLYMPICS

The Olympics, Now In Trick Shots Form

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The Olympics are almost here, and that can only mean one thing -- the guys from 'Dude Perfect' doing a bunch of trick shots and high-fiving each other like they always do, and also Olympians are there.

2012 OLYMPICS

Spoiler: USA Will Kill You With Dunks RAHHHH

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That's all well and good, but let's see him try that with a 5-foot-2 Frenchman in his way.

2012 OLYMPICS

Usain Bolt Dumped His Hot Girlfriend For One Of Several Dumb Reasons

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If <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympics-fourth-place-medal/usain-bolt-dumped-girlfriend-focus-olympics-145124469.html;_ylt=AvLwO6LTpPey8D_R9bjeoFvYupV4;_ylu=X3oDMTFpYTZoOGQ2BG1pdANTdXBlciBCbG9nIEluZGV4BHBvcwMxMQRzZWMDTWVkaWFCbG9nSW5kZXhUZW1w;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3" target="_blank">Fourth Place Medal</a>'s headline had been the end of the story ("Usain Bolt dumped his girlfriend to focus on London Olympics") I would've disagreed with his decision, but I would've understood.

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The 2012 Summer Olympics Are Already Ruined

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I’ve always agreed with the popular belief that the Super Bowl should be regularly held in San Diego or Miami, because the weather is awesome and people would enjoy it more.

2012 OLYMPICS

Therapeutic Pug Massage And Morning Links

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A nice counterpoint to the heavy stuff I wrote about yesterday.

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David Beckham Wants To Sue This Prostitute

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By all accounts, 2011 was a fantastic year for David Beckham.

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These 2012 London Olympics Posters Are Awesome For People Who Love LSD

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The people in charge of making sure London proves to be the suitable host to the 2012 Summer Olympics, as opposed to a violent center of chaotic protesting and terrorist threats, have taken their first step in reminding the world how beautiful and inspirational the Olympics were intended to be from the first day a naked Greek dude ran faster than another naked Greek dude.

2012 OLYMPICS

Iran Hates London Olympics Logo More Than The Rest Of Us

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Lately, Iran's given the Westboro Baptist Church a run for their money in terms of being crazy and protesting weird stuff.


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