Rio Olympics

Jun 28, 2018

Olympic Gold Medalist Tori Bowie Makes Spotlight on ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’

For one of the most elite and built-in athletes in recent American history to come around, and rise to the...

Oct 2, 2016

Photo: Simone Biles next to Dirk Nowitzki will blow your mind

One of the biggest stars to emerge from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was United States...

Sep 13, 2016

Simone Biles comments on medical information leak

Simone Biles was one of the brightest stars of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. As part of the “Final...

Aug 20, 2016

Simone Biles named USA flag-bearer for Rio closing ceremony

United States gymnast Simone Biles has been named the Rio closing ceremony flag-bearer for the United States Saturday afternoon, according...

Aug 18, 2016

Oregon WR Devon Allen may miss first few games after Rio

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen got to achieve his dream of representing the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics...

Aug 18, 2016

Report: Ryan Lochte, USA swimmers lied about robbery to cover up brawl

There is an interesting development in the situation regarded the alleged gunpoint robbery of Ryan Lochte and other members of...

Aug 17, 2016

Rio 2016: University of Georgia has 10 medals, one less than host Brazil

The Georgia Bulldogs have some pretty impressive athletes and if you don’t believe that, all you have to do is...

Olympic champ Kayla Harrison not interested in MMA

Since becoming the first ever American woman to win gold medal in judo at the Summer Olympics, Kayla Harrison has...

Aug 12, 2016

Olympic diving pool closed, green water ‘smells like a fart’

One of the most bizarre stories to surface during the opening days of the 2016 Rio Olympics is the green...

Aug 12, 2016

Video: USA basketball, Chance the Rapper star in new Nike ad

The United States basketball team has joined forces with Chance the Rapper for a new Nike commercial. In the commercial,...

Aug 10, 2016

Aug 10, 2016

Photos: Team USA basketball celebrates with Michael Phelps

Tuesday night, Michael Phelps continued to make Olympic history when he took home his 21st Gold medal, his 25th overall....

Aug 10, 2016

USA handball coach: LeBron James could be best player in world in 6 months

LeBron James is the best basketball player — and arguably the best athlete — in the world, but one coach...

Aug 9, 2016

Video: Travis Stevens reaches judo gold medal match with bow and arrow choke

After falling to the eventual gold medalist at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, American judoka Travis Stevens has the...

Aug 9, 2016

USA basketball team visits Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio

A number of NBA stars are currently in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil representing the United States at the 2016 Summer...

Aug 6, 2016

Rio 2016: WVU’s Ginny Thrasher wins first gold for USA

The United States has won its first gold medal of the Summer Olympics thanks to 19-year-old West Virginia University student...

Aug 5, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Uber driver gets to see son compete thanks to passenger

Ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we get a feel-good story thanks to an Uber...

Aug 5, 2016

Video: USA swimming team releases ‘Olympic Carpool Karaoke’

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the Opening Ceremony taking place on Friday. However, it looks...

Aug 5, 2016

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony live stream: How to watch online

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially kickoff on Friday night with the Opening Ceremony at  Maracanã...

Aug 3, 2016

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne publicly comes out

Former Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens standout turned WNBA star Elena Delle Donne is making waves before her appearance in the...

Aug 3, 2016

Japanese gymnast racks up $5,000 in charges playing ‘Pokemon Go’

“Pokemon Go” is the hottest trending topic in the world today and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio Olympics live stream 2016: Watch USA vs. New Zealand women’s soccer online

The United States women’s soccer team is set to begin its quest for a fourth Olympic gold medal on Wednesday...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio Olympics live stream 2016: Watch Canada v. Australia women’s soccer online

As the 2016 Summer Olympics officially get underway on Wednesday, the Canada women’s soccer team is set to kickoff its...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio Olympics live stream 2016: Watch Brazil v. China PR women’s soccer online

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially kick off on Wednesday afternoon, with the women’s soccer tournament...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio 2016: Michael Phelps named United States flag bearer for Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil take place on Friday, Aug.5. On Wednesday, as...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio 2016: Complete soccer schedule

One of the main attractions for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be the men’s soccer...

Aug 3, 2016

Rio 2016: Women’s soccer tournament schedule

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially get underway on Wednesday with the women’s soccer tournament kicking...

Aug 2, 2016

Twitter adds Ugandan flag to #UGA hashtag for Olympics, Bulldog fans upset

The 2016 Rio Olympics kick off this weekend and it should be exciting couple of weeks for everyone being represented...

Aug 2, 2016

Photo: USA gymnast Simone Biles dwarfed by David Lee in Rio

Olympians come in all shapes and sizes. We will be reminded of that time and time again over the next...

Jul 22, 2016

Draymond Green reaches plea deal on assault charge

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has reached a plea deal that will erase his assault charges from earlier this...

Jul 15, 2016

Listen to Katy Perry’s new Olympic anthem, ‘Rise’

Throughout the 2016 Summer Olympics on NBC, you will be hearing a lot of Katy Perry. On Friday, the network...

Jul 10, 2016

Video: Oregon WR Devon Allen wins 110-meter hurdles, qualifies for Olympics

One of the best athletes in college football has realized his Olympic dream. This weekend, Oregon Ducks wide receiver Devon...

Jun 30, 2016

USC’s Adoree’ Jackson to give Olympic qualifying another shot

USC Trojans football star Adoree’ Jackson has been chasing his dream of participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics as a...

Jun 23, 2016

Iowa alum Houry Gebeshian to represent Armenia in Rio Olympics

A former member of the Iowa Hawkeyes gymnastics team will be making the trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for...

Jun 6, 2016

Stephen Curry reportedly set to skip Rio Olympics

Stephen Curry is currently on top of the basketball world. As the reigning back-to-back NBA MVP, the Golden State Warriors...