Five Team USA story lines to remember from the 2012 Olympic Games in London

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For the past 17 days, people from all over the world have watched as athletes from their countries compete against the best in the world at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. We watched with them as some dreams came […]


2012 Olympic Games: American sprinter, Manteo Mitchell, finishes race with broken fibula

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It was like something out of a sports movie. Only this time, it was reality, and it happened on the biggest stage of them all–the 2012 Olympic Games. American runner, Manteo Mitchell, was running the first leg in the 4×400 […]


High School Football: $60 million high school stadium set to open in Allen, Texas

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Anyone who has ever lived in Texas knows what Texas Longhorns legend,Major Applewhite, meant when he said, “Football’s so important in Texas. On the West Coast, it’s a social. On the East Coast, it’s a culture. Here, it’s a religion.” Texans are born and […]


Kirani James shows Oscar Pistorius the ultimate sign of respect at the Olympic Games

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The story of double-amputee Oscar Pistorius is one of the greatest stories in the history of the Olympic Games. The South African sprinter’s dream was to compete against “able-bodied” athletes in the Olympics, and the man also known as “The […]


Daytona Cubs music guy gets ejected from minor league baseball game

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Fans of minor league baseball will tell you that they are known for some of the best and most dramatic ejections in all of baseball, but it’s usually players or coaches that get the boot. Rarely do you see the […]


Redemption for gymnast Jordyn Wieber as she helps Team USA capture Olympic gold

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One of my favorite sayings is that it doesn’t matter that you fall; what matters, is how get back up. When reigning World Champion Gymnast, Jordyn Wieber, failed to qualify for the coveted all-around gold medal in the 2012 Olympic […]


USA Olympians Missy Franklin, Matt Grevers strike back-to-back gold in 100-meter backstroke

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The USA Swim Team added two more gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London on Monday. It all began when seventeen-year-old Missy Franklin, who is competing in her first Olympics, posted a time of 58.33 in the 100-meter […]


Best Commercials of the 2012 Olympic Games

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I love everything about the Olympics. I love hearing the diverse stories of athletes from all over the world. I love how pride in one’s country seems to increase ten-fold in nations across the globe as they cheer on the […]


Brandi Chastain responds to angry Twitter rant from Hope Solo

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After the USA Women’s Soccer Team defeated Colombia 3-0 in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, US goalkeeper Hope Solo went on a Twitter tirade against former US soccer standout and hero of the 1999 Women’s World Cup, Brandi Chastain, […]


Destinee Hooker a Rising Star for USA Women’s Volleyball Team

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The USA Women’s Indoor Volleyball Team has never won Olympic gold. However, currently ranked as the No. 1 team in the world and the favorite to win it all, that could change this year at the 2012 Olympic Games in […]


For the first time ever, at least one woman will represent every country in Olympic Games

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The 2012 Olympic Games in London will be monumental for a variety of reason, but for one reason in particular. It will mark the first time in Olympic history that every country will have at least one woman competing. After […]


2012 Summer Olympics Spotlight Series: Lia Neal

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With the Olympians settling into Olympic Village in London this week, Rant Sports is previewing some of the incredible athletes who will represent the United States of America later this month in the 2012 Olympic Games. In this edition, we […]