Tag Archives: 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,” […]

  • Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Curling is not a violent sport. In fact, despite the fact that curling is played on ice in Canada, physical contact between competitors is strictly prohibited. So curling injuries? They’re pretty rare. However, as Brad Gushue can tell you, curling injuries do happen. Just watch as the Canadian curler faceplants while taking part in something […]

  • Steph Curry Nutmegs Coach at USA Basketball Training Camp (Video)

    Steph Curry Nutmegs Coach at USA Basketball Training Camp (Video)

    In case you were wondering whether 2014-15 NBA NVP Steph Curry had suddenly gotten awful at basketball since we saw him hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy over his head about eight weeks ago, the answer is no, he has not. Like almost every other superstar in the NBA, from Kevin Durant to LeBron James, Curry […]

  • Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Bares All For ESPN: The Body (Pics + GIFs)

    Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Bares All For ESPN: The Body (Pics + GIFs)

    Aly Raisman was only 18-years-old when she burst onto the scene in 2012 as captain of the gold-medal-winning US Olympic Gymnastics team—better known as the “Fierce Five.” Sure, Raisman was pretty hot back then, but it still probably felt a little creepy for some of you to imagine her naked. Well wouldn’t you know it, […]

  • Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI, Speeding in Maryland

    Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI, Speeding in Maryland

    Why was Michael Phelps arrested? Why is it so hard for famous rich people to get drivers or just NOT DRIVE DRUNK? Those questions will likely never be answered, but it’s all moot now for Phelps, who was picked up in Maryland for speeding and then taken in for DUI when he failed a field […]

  • Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Yesterday, five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpse, 31, revealed that he is gay during an interview broadcast on Australia’s Channel 10. For years there had been speculation about Thorpe’s sexuality, and for years he insisted he was straight. In fact, just two years ago, in his autobiography This Is Me, he wrote, “I am […]