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2012 Summer Olympics to look more like 1984

Picture this: Michael Phelps goes to watch Usain Bolt run in the 100m Final at the 2012 Olympics in London. Bolt shatters the World Record. Phelps tweets, “What a run by Bolt!”.

Under the draconian rules set by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Games organizers Locog, Phelps could be punished for merely tweeting about another athlete.

Via The Guardian, here are the rules imposed on…

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Georgia soccer player Carli Shultis has breakfast smothered, covered in her pants

I just got back from vacation, only to find myself returning to a freezing apartment. I had left the heat off while I was away, and had no way of warming things up since my building’s heat is only on at certain times of the day.

What does this have to do with sports? Well, had I known about the…

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Olympic gymnast Paul Hamm charged with drunkenly assaulting cab driver (video)

Remember Paul Hamm? That gymnast you were subjected to watching while you hoped NBC would show some other sport during the 2004 Olympics? Hamm is currently serving as a gymnastics coach at Ohio State, and he’s been charged with trying to start a new sport: Assaulting a taxi driver and refusing to pay for his ride.

According to Columbus police:
After an argument, Hamm damaged a window…

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Samaki Walker gets pulled over, tries to eat weed

In case you were wondering what happened to Samaki Walker (you weren’t), the Arizona Department of Public Safety found him in Kingman, AZ.

The police pulled Walker over for a routine traffic stop on Thursday. Officials allege that as they approached the 2002 Mercedes-Benz, Walker tried to eat the stash of marijuana that he had with him. Or he could…

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Hines Ward doesn’t care for texting while driving, but is totally cool with drunk driving (w/ mug shot photo)

Sooner or later, Georgia authorities are going to have to stop all Pittsburgh Steelers from crossing their borders.

Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was arrested early Saturday morning in DeKalb County, Georgia for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

It is unknown what is written under “obey” on Ward’s mug shot t-shirt, but it is unlikely that it…

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