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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir’s Expertise (And Fashion Sense) Land Them Top Figure Skating Spot for NBC

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir’s Expertise (And Fashion Sense) Land Them Top Figure Skating Spot for NBC

By Pam Wright October 26, 2014

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have been promoted from their secondary roles to become the top figure skating broadcast team for NBC. After attracting attention for their rapport and fashion sense at the Sochi Olympics, NBC announced on Wednesday that …

Mike Rowe: Dirty Jobs Star Defends Walmart Mike Rowe: Dirty Jobs Star Defends Walmart

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame is defending Walmart’s recent decision to spend more money in order to sell more products that are made in America in their stores. Rowe narrates a new ad for Walmart called “I Am Factory,” …

Bob Costas’ Return Brings Twitter Joy and Jokes Bob Costas’ Return Brings Twitter Joy and Jokes

Bob Costas will return to covering the Sochi Winter Olympics on NBC tonight after being sidelined by the network because of a very serious eye infection in both eyes. “I’m not 100 percent, that’s for sure, but if I waited …

Meredith Vieira to Fill in for Bob Costas in Sochi Meredith Vieira to Fill in for Bob Costas in Sochi

Meredith Vieira will fill in as host of the Sochi Olympics for Bob Costas due to an eye infection the sports caster has been battling. Meredith took his place on Friday, but NBC fears Costas’ illness may linger, forcing the …

Lara Gut Receives Bronze, Cries For More Lara Gut Receives Bronze, Cries For More

Lara Gut is is proud to be a part of the Olympic games this year, though often it is difficult to tell due to the tears flowing from her eyes. On Monday, the 22-year old Swiss alpine ski racer began …

Shaun White Relinquishes Halfpipe Throne Shaun White Relinquishes Halfpipe Throne

Shaun White was the reigning champion of the men’s halfpipe event at the Winter Olympics since 2006. However, at the end of the competition in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, he had to step down from his throne when he …

Sochi Olympics Draws Small Crowds Sochi Olympics Draws Small Crowds

There’s always a buzz about the lack of spectators that show up during the Olympics. The same goes with this year’s Sochi Winter Olympics, which has been said to cost around $51 billion and took 7 years to prepare for. …

Shaun White Will Leave Sochi Empty-Handed Shaun White Will Leave Sochi Empty-Handed

The snowboard king has been dethroned. Shaun White was vying for his third straight gold medal in Men’s Halfpipe at the Sochi Winter Games on Tuesday night. But this time, the Flying Tomato did not even medal. Iouri Podladtchikiov, known …

Shani Davis Tries To Make History In Speed Skating Shani Davis Tries To Make History In Speed Skating

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Shani Davis is hungry for another gold medal. Davis is a 31-year-old Olympic veteran, and the man to beat at the 1000-meter speed skating event in Sochi. He is the reigning champion of the event, taking home the gold medals …

Sarah Burke's Memory Lives On Despite Sticker Ban

Torah Bright, an Australian snowboarder, was banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from wearing a memorial sticker of her friend’s name on her helmet during competition. The sticker was worn to honor Canadian skier, Sarah Burke, who died while …

Chobani Yogurt Feud In Sochi Continues

Many of us here in the United States enjoy our Chobani yogurt, a well-known strained yogurt that has been in business since 2007. We, here in The States have the freedom to eat the well-known yogurt; however, this is not …

Lolo Jones Falls Ill. Will She Be Able To Compete?

Lolo Jones, the U.S bobsledder and former track star, isn’t feeling too well, as she’s come down with cold symptoms, and the timing couldn’t be worse, considering she’s gearing up to compete in the Sochi Winter Olympics. Jones tweeted about …

Hijacker in Turkish Airport Wants To Go To Sochi Hijacker in Turkish Airport Wants To Go To Sochi

As the opening ceremonies begin for the winter Olympics in Sochi today, reports of a person trying to hijack a plane and take it to the games are beginning to circulate. Apparently, one of the passengers on Pegasus Airlines said …

Gracie Gold: Poised to Bring Home Gold
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Gracie Gold may very well be the United States’ golden girl of the Sochi Olympics. Some believe she will likely win significant gold during her time on the ice, too. Some of the biggest names in the Sochi Olympics for …

Todd Lodwick Elected as Flag Bearer For Sochi Games

Avid Nordic sports skiier, Todd Lodwick, was chosen on Wednesday by fellow Olympian colleagues to carry the United States flag during the opening ceremonies on Friday. As America’s first Olympian to compete in six Winter Games (yes, he has participated in …

Toothpaste Alert To Be Taken Very Seriously

A surprising new alert has been issued to airlines, and you will not believe what it is. We all know that terrorists will go to all measures possible to complete the job that they have set out to do, but …

Billie Jean King Will Be Absent at Sochi Opening

Billie Jean King won’t be at the Olympics opening in Sochi this week, but it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation. She won’t attend the opening because her 91-year-old mother is ill. King, who is openly gay, was …