The Godfather Of US Gymnastics Calls McKayla Maroney’s Vault the Best Ever in an Awesome NBC Interview

Tony Manfred Business Insider 8/1/2012

Charismatic USA gymnastics honcho Bela Karolyi went on NBC this morning to discuss McKayla Maroney’s superb vault in yesterday’s women’s gymnastics team final.

In typical Bela fashion, he called it the most perfectly performed vault in the history of gymnastics. After that, he entertainingly rambled about the awe-inspired judges.


London Olympics pauses to honor dead Brits, not Israelis

Christine Brennan USA Today 7/27/2012

In the worst decision of the Opening Ceremony, the International Olympic Committee allowed one moment of silence to be held – just not the one that it should have permitted for the past 40 years.

After saying there would be no moment of silence to honor the 11 Israeli athletes […]

This is what the historic Cuban exile is all about

Making waves: Ryan Lochte on his way to gold medal success Photo: GETTY IMAGES. Click on the image to enlarge


Take that Fidel, take that Raul, you rat bastards…. this is what the “historic exile” is all about.

Carlos Eire Babalú Blog 7/28/2012

The 6-time Olympic medalist credits his Cuban mom, Ileana […]

Not One Moment to Remember Munich

Jonathan S. Tobin Commentary Magazine 7/22/2012

In spite of the growing calls for a moment of silence in honor of the 11 Israelis murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics, the head of the International Olympic Committee said yesterday that he would not alter his determination to refuse to allow the issue to […]