Nice piece in NY Magazine by Will Leitch on the morality of football. Quick quote:
Forget your own kid playing football. The question is whether anyone’s kid should.
Here's the full medal count from the Olympics. What single medal do you think created the most joy in the home country of the winner(s)? My money is on Mexico's gold in men's soccer!
And speaking of medals, the first medal revocation has taken place. A female Belarusian shot-putter has lost her gold medal for juicing.