Day: August 11, 2016

Why Today's Gold Medal Match for Rugby Sevens Matters

Awash in a sea of thousands and thousands of hours of Olympic coverage, the trained eye can find 14 minute snippets of pure bliss. 2016 is the inaugural year of rugby being included in the Olympic Games (15s used to be played but was removed after the 1924 Games when the USA demolished France). At some point in the future, I’ll have a break down for Americans to understand the wonderful game of rugby but since this is sevens, there really isn’t a whole lot to it. 7 men (or women, shout out to gender equality) face off against...

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What to Watch Olympics Day 8

Friday August 12th Archery/Track and Field 8am/7c NBCSN Men’s individual round of 16 competition continues in Archery, American Brady Ellison looks to continue his run through the tournament and add to the silver medal he won in the team competition. Track and Field finally starts in the Olympics, there will be plenty of preliminary rounds as well as medals being awarded in the Women’s 10k. Women’s Soccer (USA v Sweden) Noon/11c NBCSN After a surprising draw against Colombia in the final group stage match the USWNT advanced as the winner of the group and will take on Sweden in...

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