Tomorrow's the day, friends, when we begin the quadrennial sixteen days of sitting on our asses in front of the TV glory, the only time we ever get to see the likes of Greco-Roman wrestling or skeet shooting or synchronized swimming. (Who cares that synchronized swimming is a dumb excuse for a "spor ... More >>
Sure sounds like it after reading this huge story in yesterday's Belleville News-Democrat:"A financially troubled charitable foundation headed by Olympic star Jackie Joyner-Kersee paid at least $457,000 in consulting fees to her husband's private foundation, which failed to file federal income state ... More >>
In case anyone asks, here is the rundown of Olympic athletes from the St. Louis area. Feel smarter and show your patriotism. We've combed Youtube and picked out some highlights and interviews with athletes in Beijing. Videos after the jump.