Changing Channels

Changing Channels

Missy Franklin, LeBron James Among Olympic Stars

Sports fans, and even non-sports fans somehow get caught up in the majesty of the Olympics every four years.

It just happens.

Actually, standout athletes like LeBron James, coming off his first NBA title, and swimming greats like Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin along with gymnasts such as Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas MAKE it happen.

Can Phelps hold off US teammate Ryan Lochte to remain king of the swimming world?

Are LeBron, Coach K and company another ‘Dream Team’ or will they pale by comparison?


As Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin captured our hearts on the gymnastics mats at previous Olympics, will Wieber and Douglas accomplish the same this go-round?

Then there’s track, cycling, table tennis, archery and so many other sports too.

OK, so I am a little disappointed about there not being softball and baseball competition at this version of the Games.

Though there was some anti-American sentiment to the decision to drop those two sports, I’ll try to forget that and enjoy the remainder of the Olympics!

Comments read comments(1)
post a comment
nba remaining games

posted July 8, 2014 at 3:54 am

always i used to read smaller posts that also clear their motive, and
that is also happening with this piece of writing which I
am reading now.

report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

Another blog to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Changing Channels. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here is another blog you may also enjoy: Idol Chatter ...

posted 9:45:41am Dec. 20, 2012 | read full post »

This TV Critic Hopes Twitter Is Here To Stay!
A recent newspaper article that indicated Twitter is some kind of fad that could come and go in the next few years seems kind of sad to me. The great ...

posted 5:04:10pm Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Missing Sammy Davis Jr., Twinkies
I just noticed that the late, great Sammy Davis Jr's birthday, Dec. 8, came and went over the weekend. I miss the talented man, who broke down racial barriers through high great singing, dancing and even acting skills. Yes, even the ...

posted 8:22:23am Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Daymond John Is One Cool 'Shark'
Inspiring people who are role-models are often difficult to come by when it comes to today’s television shows. Programs are often so full of rude, crude ...

posted 1:39:27pm Dec. 10, 2012 | read full post »

On Thin Ice: Are NHL Owners Bargaining In Good Faith With Players?
I'm a strange 'cat', I'll admit it. Just ab0ut completely broke all the time, yet I am as conservative as the day is long. And I always will be. In a similar way, I have always been among the working middle class, or poor, lol, but tend ...

posted 6:23:34pm Dec. 07, 2012 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.