Olympics

  • Pats Safety Nate Ebner Makes the U.S. Olympic Rugby Team

    Pats Safety Nate Ebner Makes the U.S. Olympic Rugby Team

    After taking the off-season to focus on rugby, it seems that Nate Ebner’s Olympic dream is coming true. The lifelong rugby player got permission from the Patriots to take a leave from the team to focus on training for the Rio Olympics, and he’s just received word that he’s made the team. Ebner’s been a […]

  • Katy Perry Premieres Her New Olympic Anthem, “Rise” (Video)

    Katy Perry Premieres Her New Olympic Anthem, “Rise” (Video)

    Katy Perry is no stranger to bombastic, inspirational songs meant to lift people up, so it makes sense that she would be recruited by NBC to put an anthem together for the upcoming Olympics in Rio. The new song is called “Rise,” and it’s more than a song to her. It’s something that can unify […]

  • Protestor Tries to Put out Olympic Flame with Fire Extinguisher (Video)

    Protestor Tries to Put out Olympic Flame with Fire Extinguisher (Video)

    With the Olympics just weeks away, the relay teams in Brazil are running the torch through the city for all to see. Of course, this Olympics might give us a little less to celebrate, what with the Zika virus, the polluted water, the jaguar executions, and the humanitarian conditions in Brazil. A protestor, almost certainly […]

  • Lindsey Vonn Threw a Pretty Sweet Rooftoop Pool Party Before the ESPYs (Pics)

    Lindsey Vonn Threw a Pretty Sweet Rooftoop Pool Party Before the ESPYs (Pics)

    Lindsey Vonn made a shockingly suggestive remark about J.J. Watt‘s groin during an interview on the ESPYs red carpet on Wednesday night. Apparently she was just in party mood after hosting a star-studded pre-ESPYs rooftop pool party. Sponsored by Red Bull, the Lindsey Von Summer Pre-Game™ was held on the roof of the Standard Hotel […]

  • Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Citing crime and political unrest (but not mentioning the ecological messes abundant in the country), soccer legend Rivaldo has urged all foreigners planning on attending the Brazil Olympics this summer to just stay home. He said publicly: “Things are getting uglier here every day. I advise everyone with plans to visit Brazil for the Olympics […]

  • ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    Is Michael Phelps in a speedo enough to distract you from whatever it is you’re doing? If so, you’re not alone. Apparently, it was enough to distract Oregon State freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr., who missed both of his free-throw attempts after the 18-time Olympic gold medalist appeared from behind Arizona State’s “Curtain of Distraction,” […]