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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Lessons from the Olympics: Republicans and Democrats should allow us space to dream at conventions

    Lessons from the Olympics: Republicans and Democrats should allow us space to dream at conventions
    With the start of the Republican National Convention in Tampa Fla., on Monday, that once-every-four-years feast of political stagecraft is upon us. These conventions (the Democratic Party meets in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 3-6) have their nominative...
  • April Ross confirms teaming with Kerri Walsh Jennings

    April Ross confirms teaming with Kerri Walsh Jennings
    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, has confirmed that she will team with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings before the end of the season, Ross told FIVB.com Monday. Multiple media outlets had reported a link between...
  • Will Phelps move on from 'fore!' to five?

    Will Phelps move on from 'fore!' to five?
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Bowman is back coaching after a nine-month hiatus. At the first suggestion, however indirect, of his star former swimmer returning, Bowman broke out laughing. “Whatever are you talking about?’’ Bowman said as...
  • The Olympics aren’t over until NBC says they’re over!

     
    After paying $1.1 billion to license the U.S. broadcast rights to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London (plus another $200 million in production costs), it makes sense that NBC would want to continue milking the event for all that it's worth, even...
  • 2012 London Olympics | Day 13

     
    Photo highlights from the London 2012 Olympic Games, Day 13. More Photo Galleries Complete Olympic coverage...
  • Where to watch the USWNT on their path to Olympic gold

     
    Soccer News of the Week - The United States women's soccer team look stronger than ever as they head into the Olympic Quarterfinals. They made it through the Group Stage undefeated – three dominant displays to gain three Ws. Goalkeeper Hope Solo...
  • Olympics take ratings gold Sunday; ‘60 Minutes,’ ‘Big Brother’ are runners-up

     
    Michael Phelps with Olympic medal No. 22 Saturday. Photo credit: Toby Melville/Reuters THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED A SECOND TIME: The Summer Olympics were the most-watched program Sunday by a wide margin. Nationally, the London Games averaged 31.3...
  • Did Lolo Jones redeem herself in the 100m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics?

     
    Four years after seemingly having a gold medal in her hands, only to stumble and finish off the podium, Lolo Jones was looking to redeem herself at the 2012 London Games in her signature 100m hurdle event....
  • Telemundo to broadcast “The Great Golden Soccer Final” – Mexico vs. Brazil men’s Olympic gold medal match

     
    This story was updated at 2:50pm CT on Aug. 9. This Saturday, Aug. 11, at 9am ET, Telemundo will broadcast the gold medal Olympic men's soccer match between Mexico and Brazil — what the network is calling a “dream final” since it is a...
  • 2012 London Olympics | Day 16

     
    Photo highlights from the 2012 Olympics, Day 16, the final day of the London Summer Games. More Photo Galleries Complete Olympic coverage...
  • British music legends join for Olympics closing ceremony

     
    For those of us suffering from Olympic burnout, take solace. The end is near. The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games come to a conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7pm ET on NBC with the closing ceremony, titled “A Symphony of British Music.” Aside...
  • London 2012 | Summer Olympics closing ceremony

     
    The London Olympics drew to a close on a high note with a celebration of music and life. Framework brings you the energy, color, excitement and achievement at the culmination of the 2012 Summer Games. Enjoy. More Photo Galleries Complete Olympics...