WATCH: Hockey player Tara Watchorn pranks men’s league

A lot of times men can be awfully full of themselves. Sometimes they need to be knocked down a peg. Luckily, we have Olympic gold medal winner and Clarkson Cup champion Tara Watchorn to step up to take that role. Watchorn decides to take it easy in a men’s league for a little while and when she decides to turn it on… Wow. That goalie in the video will be tending to his bruised...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. mayor would want Caitlyn Jenner to light Olympics torch

The city of Los Angeles is trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics, and mayor Eric Garcetti has the perfect candidate in mind to light the torch, should his city win the bid. In an exclusive interview with TMZ Sports, Garcetti revealed his choice to light the torch would be none other than Caitlyn Jenner, who won the men’s decathlon when she was a man in 1976. “I think...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Caitlyn Jenner may face manslaughter charges for crash

According to a report by the New York Times, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner—Olympic gold medalist—could face a manslaughter charge for her part in a fatal car crash that occurred in February. Los Angeles Sheriff’s investigators are expected to provide evidence that could support a manslaughter charge, per the report. The fatal car accident took place in Malibu...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn shares nasty picture of broken ankle

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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles preparing $4 billion bid for 2024 Olympics

The dream of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston is dead. But there’s still a chance the Games could be held in the United States. Los Angeles is preparing an approximately $4 billion bid and is close to reaching a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee to become the country’s new candidate for the 2024 Olympics, officials told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. L.A....
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Kardashian sisters still call Caitlyn Jenner 'Bruce'

Anyone following the transformation of former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner to Caitlyn knows it has been a long process and an emotional one for the Kardashian/Jenner family. courtesy: USA Today During a recent interview, Khloe Kardashian expressed support for her stepdad and talked about the issues she dealt with when Caitlyn shared her decision to transition. Khloe...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Trump rips Boston mayor over failed Olympic bid

Boston’s brief dream of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics died Monday, and an outspoken New Yorker is rubbing it in. The United States Olympic Committee officially pulled the city’s bid to host the 2024 Games on Monday, shortly after Mayor Marty Walsh announced he wouldn’t sign the Olympic host contract until financial concerns regarding taxpayers were met. Polarizing businessman...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Mayor Walsh refusing to sign Olympic host contract

The chances of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games coming to Boston took a hit Monday. Boston mayor Marty J. Walsh is refusing to sign an Olympic host contract at this time, he revealed at a press conference. Financial concerns are among the main issues for Walsh, who doesn’t want taxpayers to be at risk. Boston Mayor Walsh says even if it means losing games he will not sign Olympics...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Parole board wants Pistorius released in August

Oscar Pistorius could be out of prison as early as August, South African officials told CNN on Monday. According to the report, a parole board in South Africa is recommending the double-amputee Olympian be released on Aug. 21 to serve the rest of his term under house arrest. The committee made the recommendation on the basis of Pistorius’ good behavior. If released on that date...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin community considering changing Bruce Jenner St. name

Residents of a community in Austin, Texas, are debating whether they should rename a street that is named after former Olympian Bruce Jenner. An area of South Austin called Olympic Heights has streets named after famous Olympians, so naturally there is a street called “Bruce Jenner Lane.” In light of Jenner’s identity change that was...Read More
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce Jenner bombshell: I’m a Republican

The much-anticipated Diane Sawyer interview with former Olympian and realty star Bruce Jenner was certainly must-see TV. During the long interview mainly focused on something about transgender this and that, Jenner shocked Sawyer by revealing a long-kept secret. While discussing President Barack Obama becoming the first American president to use the word “transgender” in his...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Boston mayor furious over Olympics rumors

It might be a good thing Marty Walsh removed the gag order on Boston 2024 Olympics criticisms, because Boston’s mayor is angry.   The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday afternoon that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) may drop Boston as the U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics if public support doesn’t improve, citing “people familiar with the (USOC).” Walsh...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Mackie to play Jesse Owens in upcoming biopic

Anthony Mackie has been doing good work in supporting roles for quite some time now, most recently in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Black or White. (He’s been a personal favorite since playing Nate Ruffin in 2006’s We Are Marshall.) But it’s about time the man gets to lead a movie. He’ll soon do so playing one of the most legendary figures in sports history. ...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Three French athletes perish while filming reality show

The phenomenon of reality shows is not just limited to the United States, it’s a worldwide phenomenon.  We usually don’t associate real human tragedy with them, though.  In a shocking and saddening story, three French athletes – sailor Florence Arthaud, boxer Alexis Vastine, and swimmer Camille Muffat – were killed while filming the French reality show Dropped.  The...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicole Luchanski: A Role Model For Female Ball-Players

My 10-year old daughter Taylor has been playing baseball against boys for the past 3-seasons growing a love for the sport. She recently was assigned an essay assignment at school and decided to write about Canadian National Team second baseman Nicole Luchanski. The 25-year old Luchanski agreed to answer some questions for Taylor’s project and it became very apparent that the under...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Slovenian ski jumper sets new world record with 250 meter jump (Video)

Slovenian ski jumper Peter Prevc set a new world record on the Vikersundbakken hill in Norway Saturday with a jump of 250 meters (820 feet), giving him the victory in the Vikersund FIS World Cup.Prevc beat the old record (held by Norway's Johan Remen Evensen) by 3.5 meters.H/T FTW, CNN. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayor Walsh: Boston has 'fair shot' at hosting 2024 Olympics

Boston mayor Marty Walsh has a lot of other stuff to worry about these days as the city digs out of yet another snowstorm. But Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics still looms large. Walsh said Tuesday on WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan” that he believes Boston has a “fair shot” to win the bid for 2024, though the mayor cautioned that doing so must make sense...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadian skeleton racer Jane Channell crashes into broom on track (GIF / Video)

Canada's Jane Channell crashed into a broom that was left behind on the track during her opening heat in Sunday's Skeleton World Cup race in Austria.Due to the snowy weather, officials interrupted the race after every three starts to wipe the fresh snow off the track. Unfortunately, one staffer stayed on the track too long and left their broom behind while they escaped the track...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston protesters planning anti-Olympics demonstrations

If you thought Thursday’s protest on I-93 made things difficult for commuters, imagine similar demonstrations popping up intermittently throughout the region for the next, say, 10 years.   That’s what Boston could have in store as it pursues its bid to host the 2024 Olympics. At least two separate groups of activists have taken the expressed goal of convincing the International...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Plaschke thinks Boston is wrong choice for Olympics

  he United States hasn’t hosted a Summer Olympics since the Games came to Atlanta in 1996. The hopes of that changing rest on the city of Boston, which was named the U.S. Olympic Committee’s bid city for he 2024 Summer Olympics on Thursday. In the eyes of many, that’s not a good thing. The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Plaschke voices those concerns in a recent...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston selected as US candidate for 2024 Summer Olympics

There is a realistic chance that the 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Boston.     That statement seemed wildly far-fetched until Wednesday night, when the U.S. Olympic Committee announced that Boston will be America’s candidate for the 2024 summer games, beating out Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The USOC received final presentations from all four cities...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Two US Ski Team prospects killed in avalanche

Two US Ski Team prospects died Monday while skiing near their European training base when an unexpected avalanche took their lives. Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, were part of a group of skiers who were descending from a 3,056-meter peak when they apparently caused an avalanche. Four other skiers managed to get out...Read More
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Michael Phelps was reportedly arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence in Maryland on Monday night. While details of the arrest are not yet known, TMZ reports that police are preparing a statement and are expected to address the media at some point on Tuesday. Phelps was already arrested for DUI in Maryland […]
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Olympian walking again after ATV accident

Back in June, former Olympian and Fox Sports Radio host Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV accident in which her spinal cord was severed. It was a very scary situation, but Van Dyken-Rouen kept a sense of humor about the situation and vowed to walk again, despite what seemed to be impossible circumstances. This week, the impossible seemed possible as Van Dyken-Rouen stood...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lolo Jones says she misses her 'bobsled butt'

Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones says that one of the things she misses most from the Sochi Winter Olympics is the "nice bobsled butt" that she worked so hard to get while training for the event.Jones made the admission while speaking with The Post Game at Wednesday night's ESPY awards in Los Angeles. In the process of dropping the extra weight after the Sochi Olympics...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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