Tag Archives: Olympic Games

  1. A Leap Of Faith

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    September 19, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    How To Stick The Landing Start with the best advice. A reliable guide shows the way. Once you arrive at …
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  2. Correcting A British Misunderstanding

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    August 22, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    OR, How About Some Miss Itminan Choudhury love for MICHAEL PHELPS, KBE The London Olympics sent athletes home with gold, …
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  3. THE SPORTS LIFESTYLE

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    August 15, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    YOU KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT Coming down from the London Olympics is like the day after the Super …
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  4. OLYMPIC MIMICS

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    August 13, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    CLOSING CEREMONIES NO PLACE FOR COVER BANDS OR SPORTS CHEATS At the end of the day (a quite English saying …
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  5. A Last Word From Sir Michael Phelps

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    August 9, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    THE POOL SHARK SAYS GOOD BYE One way to tell if you’re a big deal is scoring a prime time …
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  6. ARE AMERICAN OLYMPIANS TOO GOOD?

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    August 9, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    ARE CHINESE OLYMPIANS BETTER? CHECK THE MEDAL COUNT The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat looks the same …
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  7. SIR MICHAEL PHELPS, YOUR CARRIAGE AWAITS YOU

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    August 2, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    It’s fair to say the American medal magnet collected a sack full by conquering water the way England sacked the …
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  8. Sports And Morals

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    July 17, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    The sports fan follows rules different from the rest of humanity. Laws that govern general behavior apply to all, but …
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  9. Oregon’s Claim On Olympic Sports

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    June 27, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Every state can boast qualities that transfer to sports, especially with the variety of Olympic sports. But even on that …
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  10. Hump Day Stumper, vol. 3

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    May 10, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    An on going search for true meaning and good times, Wednesdays at 7, Copper Monkey, Beaverton. OLYMPIC SPORTS TRIVIA 1. …
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  11. From Oregon To London

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    May 8, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (also posted on oregonsportsnews.com) How many times have you heard, “Why do you watch sports?” Or, “You’re not in high …
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  12. The Olympic Moment

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    April 26, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Once an Olympian, Always an Olympian, Never Former, Never Past  (posted on oregonsportsnews.com) If you drove the 405 Sunday in …
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  13. Olympic Tradition, A Zagunis Family Sampler

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    April 7, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Good Parenting Makes The Difference (also posted on oregonsportsnews.com) Children of great athletes often try their parents’ sport. Muhammad Ali’s …
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  14. An Oregon Preview Of Olympic Archery, 2016

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    March 8, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (also seen on oregonsportsnews.com and oregonlive.com) Ancient sports have a hard time staying current with modern athletes. Maybe it’s the …
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  15. Better Stewards of Sport

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    November 17, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    originally posted on http://www.oregonsportsnews.com/ by David Gillaspie Sports fans around the world share more in common than they do their race, …
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  16. 7 Markers Of Global Wrestling Dominance

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    October 31, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The core of wrestling keeps other sports upright. Without wrestling, every competition would sag.  Who would watch the NBA without the …
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