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  • Meet Russia’s Lone Olympic Golfer, Maria Verchenova (Pics)

    Meet Russia’s Lone Olympic Golfer, Maria Verchenova (Pics)

    There will be a lot fewer Russians at the 2016 Summer Olympics. To date over 110 of their athletes have been banned for doping, including the entire rowing, weightlifting, and track and field teams. That works out to just over 25% of their contingent. Fortunately the list of banned Russian athletes does not include golfer […]

  • Rio Drug Dealers are Selling Cocaine in Olympic Baggies

    Rio Drug Dealers are Selling Cocaine in Olympic Baggies

    Sure, Rio may be struggling to close out construction of its facilities in the last days leading up to the Olympic games, but that doesn’t mean other enterprising individuals aren’t leveraging the Olympics in the best (and most bizarre) ways they can. Police in the area recently seized 93 small bags of cocaine meant for […]

  • 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 […]