With Biles out, the Americans face a tough road ahead against a Russian team determined to end the United States' 11-year win streak.
Going into the 2021 NBA finals ESPN asked Rachel Nichols (who is white) to tag team coverage with Maria Taylor. Rachel Nichols said hell to the no, she wasn’t willing to loose her job over ESPN’s diversity issues. All of this was unbeknownst to Maria Taylor, until the conversation Rachel Nichols had with LBJ’s publicists […]
"I am incredibly disappointed to not be heading to Tokyo with Team USA," Love said in a statement released by Schwartz, "but you need to be at absolute peak performance to compete at the Olympic level and I am just not there yet."
Look out Tokyo Flo Jo 2.0, Sha’Carri Richardson is coming and plans on leaving with the gold. “I just want the world to know that I’m that girl,”- Sha’Carri Richardson The late great Olympic Gold medalists Florence Griffith Joyner scorched the 1988 Seoul, Korea Olympic track with style and grace in the women’s 100 meters setting a record […]
Following Shaun White’s gold medal win in Pyeongchang on Tuesday, a news conference turned a little testy when a reporter brought up White’s settlement of a 2016 sexual harassment lawsuit brought by his former Bad Things bandmate, Lena Zawaideh. In response to whether these resurfaced allegations would “tarnish your legacy,” White brushed away the question: “I’m here to talk […]
Neither President Trump nor North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are on hand for the Pyeongchang Winter Games, but they were there in spirit. Or at least, two rather convincing impersonators showed up to give the opening ceremony crowd a thrill on Friday shortly after Team U.S.A. appeared in the Parade of Nations. The resemblance is downright uncanny, yes? […]
Nearly a year after Mattel announced its forthcoming Gabby Douglas Barbie, the doll is finally here. In honor of the groundbreaking Olympic gymnast, Gabby Barbie comes dressed in a Team U.S.A. leotard with a removable pink and black Nike track suit. It’s available for purchase on Barbie’s website, or in select stores, now. “It’s so important […]
The fallout from Ryan Lochte’s Rio Olympics shenanigans continues, and while Lochte seemingly was able to avoid too much trouble down in Brazil, his swimming career will definitely be taking a hit. Owing to his role in a drunken evening at a Rio gas station, Lochte has reportedly been suspended by the United States Olympic […]
In a video that's been circulating on social media, Roker shuts down Billy Bush, who argues that Lochte "embellished" his story.
Despite the International Olympic Committee’s relief that all four of the swimmers are still alive, the conflicting reports from each have given police officers doubt in believing the robbery as video footage at a gas station shows otherwise. Rio de Janeiro (CNN)[Breaking news update, posted at 3:10 p.m. ET] Civil Police chief Fernando Veloso says […]
See every Black Team USA medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.