Olympics

Illinois is Sending Over 30 Athletes to the Rio Olympics
There's been a lot of talk, and a lot written about the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. Most of it has focused on the negatives (and there are plenty of those) like Zika, crime, filthy water, unfinished venues, lack of security, etc. For the moment, let's put all the bad stuff aside, and focus…
Check Out What Sochi, Russia Looks Like Today [PHOTOS]
Remember all the talk as the Sochi, Russia Winter Olympics began of poor conditions and ongoing construction? It inspired a #SochiProblems Twitter hastag, as athletes and journalists described hotels with no toilets or running water, roads being paved the day before the Opening Cermony, and yellow w…
The Strangest Olympic Sports in History
I don't mind admitting it. I love the Olympic Games. Winter games, summer games, it doesn't matter, I enjoy it all. I know the games have their critics, but I still get a thrill watching our athletes ascend the platform to receive their medals while The Star Spangled Banner plays...
We Might Need to Stop Complaining
First world problems. Things like, "It's too sunny outside. I can't see the screen on my smartphone." Or, "I posted a Facebook status and I didn't get any likes."
Sure, everything is relative. What may be a huge problem to you might seem like...