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How Walt Disney changed the Winter Olympics forever

With the 21st Winter Olympics opening in Vancouver, BC on February 12th, it’s a good time to look back 50 years ago to the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley and how Walt Disney changed the Olympics forever. The book … Continue reading

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Dancing With The Stars cast member Shawn Johnson, Olympic Gold Medalist, at EPSN The Weekend

DANCE FEVER: Shawn Johnson, Gold Medal-winning gymnast and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant, appears at ESPN The Weekend 2009 2008 Olympic Gold Medal-winning gymnast Shawn Johnson strikes a dance pose with Mickey Mouse Feb. 27, 2009 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. … Continue reading

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Michael Phelps celebrates his Olympic Victory at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

Direct from the Beijing Games Olympic Gold Medalist and world champion swimmer Michael Phelps celebrated his unprecedented achievement with an all-American homecoming parade in his honor at Walt Disney World Resort this morning. In a star-spangled salute amidst confetti and … Continue reading

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Michael Phelps to be feted at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

Update: Pictures are now up here. Later this morning those lucky enough to be at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World will have a chance to see and celebrate Michael Phelps and his pool full of Olympic gold.  Flag … Continue reading

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Sportscasting Legend Jim McKay has died, ABC and Olympics announcer

Perhaps Big Brown just couldn’t bear to run without one of the sports biggest fans watching, Jim McKay, legendary sports casting legend, has died at 86. His list of accomplishments is too long to place here, but he won numerous … Continue reading

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