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Mark Pavelich Auctions Olympic Gold Medal

Mark Pavelich was one of the most instrumental players in the Lake Placid Winter Olympics in 1980. Pavelich was a member of the “Miracle on Ice” team, who had an amazing win against the Russians. Their win is still, to …

Mikaela Shiffrin Defends Her World Cup Title

Mikaela Shiffrin defended and retained her World Cup slalom title this weekend. Adding this to her Sochi Olympics gold, she’s already received all the birthday gifts she could dream of–just a few days shy of her 19th birthday. Mikaela led …

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S.

Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first U.S. Alpine women’s skier to win gold at the Sochi Olympics. She dominated the women’s Slalom with a combined time of 1:44.54. The victory is even sweeter for Shiffrin because the 18-year-old from Vail, …

Meryl Davis and Charlie White: Moms Helped Win Gold

Meryl Davis and Charlie White have just scored the ultimate goal and have brought home to the USA that coveted gold medal during Sochi’s winter olympics. This is an historic gold medal, as the US has never won for ice …

Shaun White Says Sochi’s Not His Last Olympics

Tuesday was a tough day for champion snowboarder Shaun White. White failed to reach his goal of becoming the first male American to win three straight gold medals in an individual event. While his time in Sochi didn’t land White …

Kelly Clark Mistaken For ‘American Idol’ Star

Olympian snowboarder Kelly Clark and American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson have been mistaken for one another. While their names and Twitter handles are similar (@kellyclarkfdn and @kelly_clarkson) their pastimes are completely unrelated. Clark is a gold-medal Olympian and five-time winner …

Carina Vogt Wins Historic Gold at Sochi

Skier Carina Vogt made a historic win in the first ever women’s ski jumping event at Sochi. She grabbed an early lead with jumps of 103 and 97.5 meters, for a total 247.4 points, according to Yahoo. Daniela Iraschko-Stolz was …

Julia Lipnitskaia Is Russia’s New Figure Skating Star

It’s undeniable. Julia Lipnitskaia is a star. The 15-year-old Russian figure skating princess electrified spectators in Sochi on Saturday. Veteran male figure skater Evgeni Plushenko called her a “genius”– a sentiment shared by many of Lipnitskaia’s colleagues. Retired American figure skater …

Tom Daley Has A Boyfriend; “It Felt Right”

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his fans by revealing he is dating a man, despite previously dating girls. The 19-year-old diver, who won a bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics, revealed the news on Monday in a YouTube video. Daley says …