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  • North Korea Will Be Sending Athletes to the Winter Olympics Next Month

    North Korea Will Be Sending Athletes to the Winter Olympics Next Month

    In an effort to improve ties between North and South Korea, the two nations recently sat and reached a resolution on how to address the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Not only will North Korea be sending athletes, state officials, cheerleaders, and journalists(!) to the Games, but the isolationist country will also make a joint […]

  • Boring Russia-South Korea Game Highlighted by Sad Goalie Fails (GIFs)

    Boring Russia-South Korea Game Highlighted by Sad Goalie Fails (GIFs)

    Yesterday afternoon, the world watched Mexico and Brazil play one of the most exciting scoreless draws in recent memory, highlighted by the stellar performance of Mexican goaltender Memo Ochoa. Then, after that, the world had to try to sit through Russia vs. South Korea. Now, I’d like to say that the game wasn’t all bad, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 24th) – Ben Johnson

    This Day In Sports History (September 24th) – Ben Johnson

    It was on this day in 1988 that Ben Johnson set a new world record and won Olympic gold in the men’s 100 meter race at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.  However, Johnson was stripped of his medal when his urine sample tested positive for stanozol, a substance on the banned list of […]

  • Is This The Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever? (Video)

    Is This The Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever? (Video)

    Everyone knows a ceremonial first pitch is usually just an excuse for a team to show off for its fans (“hey, look, we know famous people!”). But unless it’s a cute kid, a dude with no arms, or a T-Rex, we still want to see the person doing the honors actually get it in the […]

  • South Korea Has The World’s Most Dangerous Golf Course

    South Korea Has The World’s Most Dangerous Golf Course

    How would you like to play on a golf course that has just one hole, live mine fields surrounding it on all sides, a sniper tower just past the green, and is located on the boarder between two countries that have a history of fighting between them.  If this sounds like your “cup of tea,” […]