Aug 6, 2012 Over the weekend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 100 m running race at the Olympic games. Jamaica and other island nations have become know for their sprinting power, in the same way that countries like Kenya are known for their strength in distance running.
Aug 1, 2012 The U.S. military is experimenting with new ways to gather data to help personnel in short-term and long-term.
Jul 31, 2012 Television ratings are up for the 2012 Olympics, even with so-called spoilers all over the Internet. Blogger and author Jeff Jarvis talks about NBC's failures to keep up with the Twittersphere.
Jul 31, 2012 Endorsements aren’t the only financial payoff for successful Olympic athletes. There’s a well-worn path from the podium to Wall Street jobs.
Jul 31, 2012 Clyde Drexler was part of the 1992 U.S.A. men's basketball Olympic team, dubbed the "Dream Team." He talks about how the atmosphere then differs from this year's.
Jul 27, 2012 'Brand police' on the look out for ads near Olympic Park that aren't official sponsors.
Jul 26, 2012 Members of Egypt's Olympic team were apparently given fake Nike gear to wear during training in London.
Jul 25, 2012 Olympic host cities get a huge windfall of tax revenues and tourist dollars, right? Freakonomics looks at the effect the games really have on a host city.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 25, 2012 The Olympics get underway later this week but the games have already started. People are betting on all things Olympic from the usual bets, like who will win certain events to less usual bets.
Jul 17, 2012 Many of you might remember a Knicks basketball player by the name of Jeremy Lin? Well, there are new fears that his popularity streak -- also known as Linsanity -- may officially be over, as the Knicks could be letting him go over to the Houston Rockets.