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  • Canadian Swimmer Gives His Dad The Finger Before Every Race

    Canadian Swimmer Gives His Dad The Finger Before Every Race

    In sports, athletes have their own ways of motivating themselves to get ready for the moment, like shooting the bird to one of their parents. Wait, what? Canadian swimmer Santo Condorelli has an interesting way of pumping himself up before each race, and that’s giving his father the finger. It started early in life when an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]