Do you believe in ratings miracles? That Canada-USA Gold Medal hockey final Sunday keeps looking bigger as the numbers come in from the United States. The afternoon tilt drew an average of 27.6 million viewers, the highest-rated U.S. hockey telecast since the “Miracle on Ice” USA upset at the 1980 Olympics. It marks only the
Nothing could tarnish the great Olympic party Vancouver threw the last two-plus weeks. But Sunday night’s closing ceremonies were ridiculous. Balloon beavers and moose? Kids dressed as hockey pucks? Lumberjacks? Jokes about bacon? Mountie rockettes? Who wrote this thing, Bob and Doug MacKenzie? It was such a Canadian cartoon, it was as if Mel Brooks
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, and a flying camel spin is just a…whoa! The horn dogs at bestweekever.tv have assembled “The 40 Most Sexual Photos from the Olympics.” See them all here, and, yes, there is a shot of those beer-swillin’ Canadian hockey lassies.
With apologies to David Letterman, here are the Top 10 Reasons why that Canadian Olympic “Own the Podium” slogan isn’t working out: 10. Bobsledders thought it was “own the per diem”9. Alpine team freaked because wavy medals look like they’ve been left out in the sun8. Super-G team too busy out fighting Super-G crime7. Snowboarders