Tag Archives: Tragedy

  • Oscar Pistorius Begins Testimony by Apologizing to Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

    Oscar Pistorius Begins Testimony by Apologizing to Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

    It’s been over a year since the world awoke to the shocking news that South African Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius had been arrested for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. And while his trial has been underway for a little over two weeks—as you have no doubt already heard—it was not until today that the defense began its case and […]

  • This #WeWillRun Video Will Give You Goose Bumps

    This #WeWillRun Video Will Give You Goose Bumps

    Last April, terrorists detonated homemade bombs near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon, killing three innocent people and maiming hundreds of others. It was a horrible tragedy, and at first the city was terrified. However, it didn’t take long for the mourning and terror to unite the people of Boston and make them […]

  • 9 Sporting Events Impacted by Terrorism

    9 Sporting Events Impacted by Terrorism

    As tragic as the events were that unfolded at the Boston Marathon on Monday, this was not the first time a major sporting event has been negatively impacted by an act of terrorism. In fact, this wasn’t even the first time a marathon had been impacted by an act of terrorism. All across the globe, […]

  • Police Raid Revere, MA, Apartment in Connection with Boston Marathon Bombings

    Police Raid Revere, MA, Apartment in Connection with Boston Marathon Bombings

    The FBI today said that they will go “to the ends of the earth” to track down whoever is responsible for the horrifying Boston Marathon bombing. However, according to CNN, they may not have to. Law enforcement authorities, including explosives experts, searched an apartment in Revere, Massachusetts, today. One official said the search was in […]

  • The World Reacts in Horror to the Boston Marathon Bombing (Video and Photos)

    The World Reacts in Horror to the Boston Marathon Bombing (Video and Photos)

    A day after the terrifying bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, reactions to the horrendous tragedy are pouring in from all around the world. British Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement on Twitter. “The scenes from Boston are shocking and horrific,” he wrote. “My thoughts are with all those who have been affected.” And […]

  • Wing Walker Falls To His Death At Michigan Air Show (Video)

    Wing Walker Falls To His Death At Michigan Air Show (Video)

    Whenever I watch someone do something that looks really dangerous, I try to reassure myself that they’re professionals, that they’ve taken all the necessary safety precautions, and that “they’ve done this a thousand times.” Well, if you’re like me, after you watch this video it will be difficult to convince yourself of these reassurances in […]

  • Chad Ochocinco Gets Emotional About the Late Chris Henry

    Chad Ochocinco Gets Emotional About the Late Chris Henry

    For all the criticism of professional athletes that goes on when it comes down to it, they are only human and tragedy can strike them just like it can strike anyone else.  If you haven’t already heard by now, Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry passed away Thursday morning after he was hurt during a domestic […]