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Hope Solo: “Dear Diary…”

I imagine it went something like this… Hope Solo is sitting in her hotel room after the United States lost in a penalty shootout to Sweden. Her teeth are cringing. She is seething over the premature eliminaton. She begins pacing back and forth past the TV, desk and fridge at the foot of her bed. The premature elimination for the shot […]

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Hope Solo: "Dear Diary…"

I imagine it went something like this… Hope Solo is sitting in her hotel room after the United States lost in a penalty shootout to Sweden. Her teeth are cringing. She is seething over the premature eliminaton. She begins pacing back and forth past the TV, desk and fridge at the foot of her bed. The premature elimination for the shot […]

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Michael Phelps is Overrated

If you thought for a single solitary second that I would claim the absurd notion that Michael Phelps is overrated, you were sorely mistaken. However, I have heard, read and seen that preposterous claim pop up multiple times since Rio 2016 began. At 31-years-old, Michael Phelps claimed his 22nd gold medal and fourth straight 200-meter individual medley on Thursday night. Roughly […]

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Time for me to take notice

I will shamefully admit that I have never been one to really get into all of the hype surrounding the Olympics. As a child, teenager and college student, I would check the results and see who was winning the most hardware. I could tell you about Michael Phelps, Apollo Ono, Usain Bolt, Gabby Douglas and the many polarizing athletes whose […]