Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in 2015 but is just as timely–perhaps even more timely–today than when it was first released. We are going into a period of extended “breaking news” interruptions due to the chaos in Washington and the 2020 Election Year Cycle, so it’s not a bad idea to revisit the […]
The Olympics Sports Illustrated’s profile of U.S. Archery Team member Brady Ellison. This is not archery as done at summer camp or in your backyard (or on America’s Got Talent)….
The Olympics Fencing is an old, old sport. It’s possible that you might not know anyone that actually knows how to fence, which is all the more reason why you should watch Mariel Zagunis of the U.S. Olympic Fencing team. The sport is lightning quick and is more of a mind game than a physical […]
The Olympics Video profile of Kayla Harris, who will compete for the U.S. Olympic team in Judo. Video embed courtesy of Sports Illustrated.
The Olympics Every year, the expectations rise for the U.S. Olympic gymnastic’s team. This year, the expectations are very high for Simon Biles. Video profile embed courtesy of Sports Illustrated (thanks guys).
The Olympics Athletic competition in judo is nothing like the staged, tightly choreographed physical dances you see in action films. It’s a lot more tactical and mistakes are not allowed–they take you right out of the match. Here’s U.S. Olympic Judo team member Marti Mallow, in a profile produced by Sports Illustrated (embed via YouTube).
The Olympics The Summer Olympics are one of the world’s great athletic and cultural events. There will be a nation’s worth of new media and television coverage at the Rio Olympics, but don’t forget to look at/for the very great work that is being done by still photographers at the Olympics. Embed from Getty […]
The Olympics From USA Today, a selection of the best apps for keeping up with the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Olympics One in in a series of videos on the 2016 Rio Olympics focusing on American Athletes. The series is produced by Sports Illustrated. This particular video focuses on American track&field star Allyson Felix. One recommendation: play it full screen. It’s very well done. Embed courtesy of Sports Illustrated via YouTube .
The Olympics From our friends at Wired magazine, a guide to watching the Olympics on all of your digital devices. And, here at the media bunker, we have a very simple system to keep up with the events, using Chromecast, a laptop, and a flatscreen. Go to NBCOlympics.com and select the events you want to […]