What to Watch: Day 14

By Matthew Kitchen, NBC Olympics USA Hoops resparks their rivalry with Argentina, a field hockey legend looks for her first gold, and Alex Meyer tries to win one for his late training partner in open water. Here’s what we’re watching on Day 14. Men’s basketball – After six tough quarters against Argentina, the U.S. finally […]

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Q&A with Jeff Salvage, Race Walking Expert

By Rupa Mohan, XFINITY.com Contributor Former international competitor Jeff Salvage is an award winning educator and nationally recognized coach who combines his instructional expertise with his passion for race walking. Salvage tirelessly promotes race walking as a writer, photographer, and webmaster. Founder of www.racewalk.com, creator of the Race Walk Like a Champion book and DVD […]

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Something About Forever

There’s something amazing about holding an Olympic ticket in your hand. Even when you know someone has one for you … once you finally get it in your possession, once you finally touch it, the neck hair leaps out of your body. It’s not the price, though the price is ludicrous. The ticket I used […]

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Russakoff: The Letdown in London

By Lee Russakoff, Xfinity Sports Columnist It was bound to happen. Lightning doesn’t strike the same spot twice. In Beijing, everything broke right for Team USA. It started with Michael Phelps. Nastia Liukin and the women’s gymnastics team rode his wave and the rest of the Americans marched to an incredibly successful Olympics. At least […]

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