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Zamperini and Me


John Espinosa Nelson is not one to name drop unless it happens to be Louis Zamperini, the subject of the award winning biography “Unbroken.”

Weak Sanction for Sprinter Gay Signals Change in Anti-Doping Tactics

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Anti-doping investigators say they would rather trade leniency for information on coaches and other athletes involved in doping.

A Lesson in Figure Skating and Black Men

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Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.

“If women choose it, boxing is a women’s sport.”

Pugnacious Promotions presents Boxing at the Washington Armory

This comment by Anthony Zarat on the post Should Boxing Be a Women’s Sport?

Working It Out: Telling the Story of Sochi in Canada


Even though I still feel troubled by our engagement with Sochi, I’m glad we didn’t boycott the Games. If we stand even the faintest chance of Working It Out, we need the whole story.

Parenting Olympics


Sure, those Olympians can race 400 Meters, but can they do it while getting pants on a toddler?

A Champion’s Tears: By Any Means Necessary?


Yesterday, Mark Radcliffe examined the Bode Miller interview through the lens of his friendship with reporter Christin Cooper. Here Michael Amity explores how the interview was a misfire for the “entertainment” at all costs approach.

Smoke and Mirrors Are An Olympic Tradition


Tony Bucci puts the Sochi Games in context.

“I support the athletes, I do not support what the Olympics have become, and I will not watch the Olympics.”

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This comment by Hunter on the post I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You

United Nations Condemns Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Russia’s anti-gay laws, as has the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child.

I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You.


The best thing we can do is to refrain from contributing to the farce that Sochi embodies the best of humanity.

XXII Things To Watch In The Sochi Winter Olympics

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Mike Kasdan gets you ready for the XXII Winter Games in Sochi with his preview of the athletes and sports to watch and all the Olympics story-lines

Olympic Games Have Always Been a Little Gay. Let’s Keep Them That Way.

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Canadian Institute for Diversity and Inclusion’s response to Russia anti-LGBT propaganda laws.

The Crash Reel: BitTorrent Bundle Goes Behind the Scenes of the Snowboarding Doc


New documentary bundle features never-before-seen footage from the film by Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker.

Queer Nation NY Teaching Sochi To Sing . . . In Perfect Harmony?

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Queer Nation NY’s Satirical Ad Campaign #CheersToSochi Takes Aim at Putin and Corporate Sponsors of the Sochi Olympics