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NBC Airs Olympic Gold Medalist Promo Prematurely

This wouldn’t be the first time a major news station made a massively gargantuan mistake, but oh was it a bad one! The Olympic games is known to be one of the biggest, correction the […]

08/01/2012

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Elton John Responsible For Muse’s Olympic Anthem

In the midst of recording 6th album, British arena rockers Muse received a phone call that would put them in front of an audience of billions. More than just part of an Olympic montage, Muse’s song “Survival” was chosen as the official theme of the London 2012 Olympics. But how and why was the anthemic song chosen? Two words: Elton John.

07/31/2012

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Paul McCartney Paid $1.57 For Olympics Performance

Sir Paul McCartney may be Britain’s highest-paid performer, but he earned nearly nothing for his performance at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London last Friday.

07/31/2012

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Dutch Women’s Olympic Field Hockey

The Netherlands is home to the ladies dwelling in bright orange and they’re no prison inmates. Ladies and gentleman especially, feast your eyes upon the finest field hockey team. Hence the word finest. As the […]

07/30/2012

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Soundtracking the Olympics Opening Ceremony: Big Sales, McCartney & More

Like Great Britain itself, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics this past weekend was full of musical variety. And for the first time ever, the ceremony’s soundtrack was available for purchase just minutes after it aired.

07/30/2012

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The Who Prepare New Composition For Olympics Performance

“We have recorded a piece of music that is a fabulous ending for the Olympics… and just shows the great music that has come out of this country,” Daltrey said. “This country has put some fabulous music out into the world.”

07/20/2012

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The Who, George Michael & More To Play Olympics Closing Ceremony

Having once rocked the Super Bowl halftime show is not enough for The Who. As rumored over the last several months, the classic rockers will play the Olympics closing ceremony in London on August 12, […]

06/12/2012

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Top 5 Female Athletes Who Should Put Down The Ball And Become Models

It’s not fair. Most athletes already make a crap-load of money for playing games or P.E activities. On top of that, they gotta be hot too? Where’s our meal ticket? Well, the bright side is […]

02/10/2012

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Jan 6: This Day In HistorahhhHHHHHH

1994, Detroit, MI. The Ice Skate Sabotage heard round the world.

01/06/2012

The 2010 Winter Olympics Are Coming To An End

So once again my boss who’s moving to Canada asked me to write about the 2010 Vancouver Olympics coming to an end. Continue reading  The 2010 Vancouver Olympics Are Coming To An End.

02/26/2010

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