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  • 40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 2012 Summer Olympics feature 10,500 athletes from 204 nations competing in 302 events in 26 sports. With that kind of diversity, you’re bound to come across some really interesting characters. But today we’re not looking at Olympic athletes with fascinating personal lives, hobbies, or appearances. We’ve done that already. Today we’re looking at Olympians […]

  • How Much Is Each Olympic Medal Worth? (Infographic)

    How Much Is Each Olympic Medal Worth? (Infographic)

    Athletes who win an Olympic medal are often rewarded with a cash prize from their country (depending on the country and the color of the medal), along with the possibility of earning some additional money through endorsement deals and public appearances following the Olympic Games.  So yes, earning a medal at the Olympic Games is […]

  • New York Jets Fight During Training Camp Practice (Video)

    New York Jets Fight During Training Camp Practice (Video)

    We knew it was going to be an interesting season for the New York Jets. As soon as they took poor Tim Tebow off the Broncos’ hands and brought Tebow-mania to the Meadowlands, they were asking for it. And of course, training camp got off to an interesting start. Two weeks ago, there was a […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/6/12 — Jered Weaver

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/6/12 — Jered Weaver

    Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels has been having himself a Cy Young-worthy season, and he added to his already impressive resume during last night’s start against the Oakland Athletics. Weaver entered the game with an MLB-best 14-1 record and a 2.29 ERA, to go along with two complete games and one shutouts on […]

  • Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    In the everyday world, they call it a “headbutt.”  In the soccer world, it’s called a “Zidane.” The headbutt earned that named in the soccer world after famous soccer star Zinedine Zidane headbutted Italian opponent Marco Materazzi during the finals of the 2006 World Cup.  That act earned Zidane a red card in his final […]

  • Yet Another Awesome Kick Save From Olympic Volleyball (Video)

    Yet Another Awesome Kick Save From Olympic Volleyball (Video)

    Last week we told you about the incredible kick save made by Brazilian volleyball player Fabiana Oliveira. Well, apparently Don Suxho of the USA men’s volleyball team didn’t want to be outdone, so he provided a brilliant kick-save highlight of his own. During the first set of the USA’s match against Russia this past Saturday, […]

  • One-Armed MMA Fighter Nick Newell Delivers Nasty Knee KO (Video)

    One-Armed MMA Fighter Nick Newell Delivers Nasty Knee KO (Video)

    Nick Newell was born without his left forearm as the result of a condition called congenital amputation. Basically, what this means is that the blood flow to his arm was somehow cut off at some point while he was in utero, causing it to fall off before he was even born. That sounds like a […]

  • The 11 Dumbest Sports at the Summer Olympics

    The 11 Dumbest Sports at the Summer Olympics

    One of the best things about the Olympics is that you get to watch sports you don’t normally see. One of the worst things about the Olympics, however, is that some of these sports are just straight up dumb. What makes an Olympic sport dumb, you ask? Well, it could be any one of a […]

  • Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    No, your eyes have not deceived you.  Yes, that is Michael Jackson on the front of the Russian synchronized swim team’s swimsuits! Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina paid tribute to the “King of Pop” by wearing swimsuits with MJ’s image on them and performing their technical duet routine on Sunday to a mix of several […]