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Why is the Olympic pool water green?

If you’ve been keeping up with the Olympics, you probably have heard about the “green pool syndrome” that has been plaguing the Rio Olympics. We know the press is saying this color is due to either changes in alkalinity or algae blooms, but we at the Clog have some of
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A comprehensive list of things we don’t need

These days it seems as though everyone is constantly trying to push something on someone, whether that be political opinions or ad sponsorships, lifestyle changes or unwarranted fashion advice. To illustrate all of the extraneous nonsense that we could do without, we at the Clog have compiled a comprehensive list
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Ryan Murphy sweeps Olympic backstroke events

Four years ago, Ryan Murphy just missed out on the Olympic Team. At 16 years old, he was already labeled the future of American backstroke. In those four years, Murphy evolved into the most dominant backstroke specialist in collegiate swimming. After the finals of the 200-meter backstroke, Murphy, as a
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Josh Prenot wins silver medal in 200-meter breaststroke

After putting up the world’s fastest time in the 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Josh Prenot put the world on notice. He immediately proved himself as a medal contender alongside fellow American Kevin Cordes. Prenot, a first-time Olympian, made the most of his only race at the Olympic
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Danny Barrett, USA Rugby team fail to advance past pool play

Update 08/11/2016: This article has been updated to reflect the outcome of the USA-Spain consolation game.  On most days, keeping pace with the No. 1 team in the world and pushing it to its absolute limit might have been enough. Unfortunately, Team USA rugby’s most important game since 1924 is
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Olympics

Olympians: They’re just like us

Approximately every 1,460 days we have the privilege, nay the honor, to witness superhumans perform on a global stage. In an astonishing feat of athleticism that is quite literally the best in the world, demigods from every corner of the planet come together to show us mere mortals just how superior they are. To us serfs, the Olympics are a great source of entertainment and national pride. But beyond that, the Games often beckon the question “why can’t we do that?” Well rest assured, spectators. We at the Clog are here to assure you that you, in fact, can never achieve what those superheroes are pulling off this August.
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