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Hoop Dreams, Heavy Weights and a Fond Farewell (Part 3 of 3)

The following day, I got to see the modern-day ‘Dream Team,’ play a game against Lithuania. Walking to the Basketball Arena, it is the longest walk to a venue in Olympic Park, almost a half hour of trying to veer … Continue reading

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Bob Costas, Bikinis and Ferris Wheels (Part 2 of 3)

The next day, Thursday, there were no events to be seen on my part, but I found myself some forty-nine stories high in the air, at the top of the London Eye. As I said before, the Eye is a … Continue reading

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Judo Chop and other tales from London! (Part 1 of 3)

Driving from London’s Heathrow International Airport to our hotel, my brother made the first, and quite possibly my favorite observation, of the 2012 Olympics. “Did you see that sign?” he asked. “That sign just said ‘550 yards to the next … Continue reading

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