Found August 12, 2012 on
Eye On Sports with Eric Williams:
Ryan Lochte talked a lot of trash prior to the 2012 London Olympics, but couldn't back it up!Is it just me or are sports fans everywhere happy to see s**t-talking U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte win fewer gold medals than the historic Michael Phelps after repeatedly saying how it was “his time” at this year’s London Olympics?As a young athlete, I was always taught that you let your game do the talking for you (although I’ve been know to talk smack on more than one occasion). Apparently, this is a lesson that Lochte never got from his father like I did from mine (thanks Papa Bear Williams!).After boasting about this and boasting about that, Lochte walked away from this year’s Olympic games with two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze, which, while impressive, isn’t nearly the haul he expected and said he’d deliver on.Maybe Lochte should have worried more about France’s Yannick Agnel than Phelps after getting beaten twice by the ‘Missile”. As one NBC television swimming analyst said during the competition, even though Lochte took home an impressive collection of medals, it looks like he underachieved big-time, mostly because of his own words. Then again, this is the day and age we live in….talk trash, come up short and then forget about it! Would someone, in the name of Muhammad Ali – please tell me what the hell is going on!
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Here is Olympic gold medal winner Ryan Lochte partying in London. The American has seven individual Olympic swimming medals, second only to his teammate Michael Phelps.
Pictures and story via poponthepop.com
And here we thought the Blade Runner was the craziest competitor allowed into the 2012 Olympics. Legless guy has noting on the Headless Wrestler. Um, of course the chicks in the athlete village are intrigued. Of course he’s getting more sex than Ryan Lochte. Here is your Day 15 TV schedule. Want to watch more track events? NBC has you covered.
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