Olympics: Nationalism, doping among things that take the wonder out of the Olympics

The theory behind the Olympics is solid, but it never holds. Too much nationalism. Too much judging. Too much doping. Too much politics.

BY BERRY TRAMEL Published: July 28, 2012

I’m sitting here watching London’s Opening Ceremonies. I love the British. Paul McCartney’s supposed to sing soon. And James Harden’s beard should make an appearance. Both should be cool.

So I’m trying to...

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