- Michael Phelps final Olympics swims
- Oscar Pistorius’ historic able bodied 400m semi-final race
- Britain’s surge in the medals
- Canada USA soccer thriller
- Usain Bolt Repeating as 100m champ
- McKayla Maroney’s vault fault
- Andy Murray’s gold medal at Wimbledon
- US Basketball dominance
Sadly, for every person who applauds Missy Franklin and her teammates for their amazing performance in the pool, there are nine others interested only in how tight their swimsuits are. Ignore the longevity of Misty May-Treanor and Kerrie Walsh Jennings as they go for their thirds gold medal, but instead loop video of beach volleyball players riding their bikini bottoms.
Sadder still is the trending topic of Gabby Douglas’ hair style. But don’t expect an blog posting on that any time soon.