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Boston Says ‘Nope’ to the 2024 Games — Boston didn't want the Summer Olympics. OK, that is not totally accurate: Some Bostonians were excited for the city to host the Summer Games in 2024, just not enough of them to, you know, give the idea popular momentum. Boston never became gripped with Olympic fever, not even close.
Jul 27, 2015

With Boston 2024 Olympics off the table, time to get excited for Paramus 2022 @JasonWSJ Games via @WSJ

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Stay or Go? In a Tour Win, a Disputed Attack — Chris Froome won the Tour de France Sunday, the second time in three years the Kenya-born, South Africa-schooled British cyclist has triumphed in the yellow jersey. Froome took a decisive lead on the Tour's first day in the Pyrenees, and that was pretty much that.
Jul 27, 2015

Really interesting piece on a bizarre unwritten rule in cycling…

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Bike Brakes for You, but Not the Pros (Yet) — One cool-slash-geeky aspect to watching the Tour de France is that the weekend rider at home can ride exactly what the pros ride. Those magnificent carbon-fiber machines currently ascending Alpine switchbacks? Most of them are available for a consumer to buy.

The Buzz About Motors in Cycling — Is it evil that I kind of want to see somebody get caught? Just to see what all the fuss is about? Just to watch the authorities saw a $10,000 bicycle open like Jaws on the dock to see what's lurking inside? I love the sport of cycling, but I can't be the only one who's curious.
Jul 22, 2015

is 'moto-doping' the next big cheat in the Tour de France? Say it ain't so, @jasongay! via @WSJ

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Nicole Kidman in a Rare, Down-to-Earth Interview, on Her Next Adventure — With blissful quiet at home in Nashville and a career taking flight, Nicole Kidman makes a ravishing turn in Werner Herzog's film The Queen of the Desert as revolutionary figure Gertrude Bell. Before this story is over, there's a small but not impossible chance that either Nicole Kidman or I will injure an innocent stranger.

Nicole Kidman Models Queen of the Desert-Worthy Looks in Morocco

Why the Super Bowl Should Be Free — How much would you pay to see a Super Bowl? Last week, the Journal's Matthew Futterman reported on the National Football League's plan to raise ticket prices for its upcoming New York/New Jersey Super Delicious Possibly Freezing Outdoor Snowfall (or Perhaps Sleet) Bowl. Actually, raise is too generous a word.

Caitlyn Jenner and What Courage Means — It is not insignificant that when Caitlyn Jenner spoke in public last week, she spoke to a room full of jocks. Jocks like herself. The best, the champs, the stars, the MVPs. The unchallenged A-side of the American cafeteria, on another night they are lavished like royalty. Those ESPY awards?
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Can One Tweet Make You a Better Golfer? — Against all my better judgment, I am playing golf again, and the situation has gotten out of control. I'm trying to squeeze in rounds when I can't squeeze in rounds. I am making zero plans this weekend in order to focus on the British Open. I'm lurking on websites discussing drivers and strangely named hybrids.
Jul 16, 2015

A lesson in engagement AND golf: Can one tweet make you a better golfer? via @WSJ

Jul 16, 2015

RT @jasongay: Golfers! Can one Tweet make you better at golf? It could if it's from @HankDHaney. From @WSJ:

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Serena, Novak and Tennis’s Brilliant Weekend — One of these days tennis is going to send us all a big fat bill. Did you watch Sunday morning, Novak Djokovic versus Roger Federer? Tiebreak sets traded over two hours, London rain looming, brilliance served, brilliance returned, a pair of magnificent champions, all-timers, locked in another artful battle.
Jul 12, 2015

Serena, Novak and tennis’s brilliant weekend. Sports can disappoint, but Wimbledon didn’t, writes Jason Gay via @WSJ

Jul 12, 2015

You have to read this column by Jason Gay if you care at all about tennis. what a great wimbledon weekend. via @WSJ

Jul 12, 2015

RT @jasongay: On Novak, Serena and a Wimbledon weekend: Man is the U.S. Open gonna be nuts:

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Jul 28, 2015

A Destroyed Phone, a Suspension, and now: More Lawyers! The Neverending Circus of Deflategate:

Jul 28, 2015

Troubling that this isn't even in the Top 100 embarrassing things in Washington football history. @MenInBlazers…

Jul 28, 2015

Smart ideas in this @TomPerrotta piece about tinkering with tennis. I'm torn! Need more fans. But I love the epics!…

Jul 28, 2015

It's a neat photograph, I've seen the footage 2,000 times and have never seen that angle. Jann definitely sees Tyler! Heh. Old times.

Jul 28, 2015

Re: Nibali/Froome, reader Gary Zentmyer sends his pic of @Ty_Hamilton stopping pack after Armstrong hit deck in 03.

Jul 28, 2015

RT @HerringWSJ: Pretty convinced that my friends are deciding to have all their weddings this year in a group effort to bankrupt me forever.

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