The 2008 Olympics begin today, Friday, August 8, in Beijing, China. Here's an article suggesting some new sports from the worlds of literature, television, and the movies:
Calvinball, Quidditch, and Other Fictional Sports We Wish the Olympics Would Adopt
Also beginning today, the library will be open 8 AM to 5 PM Mondays through Fridays and closed weekends through Friday, August 22. The library will be open Saturday, August 23 from 9 AM to noon, and on Sunday, August 24 from noon to 4 PM. Classes and fall semester library hours resume on Monday, August 25.