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Higher, faster, sexier

Jesse vs. Carl. Biggest upsets. Biggest cheaters. Sexiest Olympians. Jeff Merron has the Olympics on his mind.

Updated: August 4, 2004, 2:25 PM ET
By Jeff Merron | Page 2

We have certain Olympic fantasies (more about those later), but this is the ultimate: to have every athlete who competed in every Olympics face off against each other. Carl Lewis vs. Jesse Owens. Jackie Joyner-Kersee vs. Babe Didrickson. Mark Spitz vs. Michael Phelps ...

Now it has been done. In that mushy gray software of the mind. My mind. Which does, I admit, resemble watery oatmeal at times.

So here we go, to the worst, weirdest and most wonderful the Summer Games have ever offered.

Greatest ...

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