Best Stories of Rio 2016

by Harrison Larner Going in, the overwhelming feeling surrounding these Rio Olympics was that it would be a colossal failure. Pundits were taking shots at Rio’s capability to host the Olympics. Personally, I really just hoped the actual athletics would outshine the potential problems Rio had. Simply put, everyone was wrong. Outside of discoloration of…

What’s Next for the Olympics?

by Dylan Goldman The 31st edition of the modern Olympic Games just finished up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and many were concerned about these Games for a plethora of reasons. Brazil is in the midst of a political crisis, the Zika virus forced many athletes to sit out, and the country has one of…

Top 10 Storylines of the 2016 Rio Olympics

by Drew Galloway There is nothing like the Olympics. Over 10,000 athletes coming together every four years in one place and competing not only for themselves, but for their country. This year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be no different. The lead up to the Olympics has had it all: crime, a deadly virus,…

Olympic Women’s Soccer Preview

by Adam Dreyfuss Unlike the men’s section of the Olympics, the women’s Olympic soccer tournament is regarded as a serious international tournament where the best players play. The Olympics offer great insight as to how teams have progressed or regressed since last year’s World Cup. Out of the 12 teams in this year’s Olympics, only…

Olympic Men’s Soccer Preview

By Adam Dreyfuss While most major soccer tournaments showcase some of the best players in the world, the Olympics are very different. The majority of the players brought to the Olympics are either promising young players looking to get their foot in the door, or already established players who aren’t good enough to be selected…