The Olympics Brings in Billions, But Not For Athletes. Here's One Fix
When the Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin won gold earlier this week—as part of the U.S. men’s freestyle 4-by-100 relay team that helped Michael Phelps win his 20th career gold medal—he tied the record for the longest span between medals (his last win was in 2000). But he might not have made it at all without the hundreds of fans who helped finance his journey back.
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