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Althea Gibson Honored With Google Doodle On Birthday

Althea Gibson Honored With Google Doodle On Birthday

By Chris Crum August 25, 2014

Althea Gibson is the subject of a new Google Doodle currently gracing the search engine’s homepage in the U.S. The tennis legend was born on this day in 1927. Gibson was the first black athlete to play international tennis, and …

Erin Andrews Critic Causes Major Losses For Entercom

Erin Andrews has caught some serious flack from many different directions after the announcement that she will be taking over Pam Oliver’s spot on the sidelines with Fox Sports. The move proved to be a controversial one, opening those in …

?Paulina Gretzky's Fiance Suspended From PGA Tour?

According to a report from Golf.com, Paulina Gretzky’s fiance, golfer Dustin Johnson, has been suspended from the PGA tour for six months. He has reportedly tested positive for cocaine. The golfer, who has been engaged to Paulina Gretzky since last …

NFL Players to Wear RFID for Real-Time Stat Tracking NFL Players to Wear RFID for Real-Time Stat Tracking

All you stats lovers out there are going to be pretty happy about this news. The NFL has just announced a partnership with Zebra Technologies that will allow the NFL to capture real-time player stats, for instance acceleration and distances. …

Gina Carano’s Return to UFC ‘Complicated’

Back in March, former professional mixed martial artist Gina Carano expressed that she was “very open” to returning to the MMA cage. Two weeks ago, UFC president Dana White stated with confidence that he expected to easily sign Carano to …

Miranda Cosgrove Stars In NFL Women’s Apparel Line

Nickelodeon star Miranda Cosgrove and former American Idol Jordin Sparks have signed on and joined forces for a new marketing campaign for the NFL Women’s Apparel Line. Football season is just around the corner, and the NFL has already started …

Tim Tebow Buys Home in Jacksonville

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just purchased a $1.4 million home in Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida. The Heisman Trophy winner bought a five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house located on Swilcan Bridge Lane from David and …

World Cup Final Was Biggest Game in Facebook History World Cup Final Was Biggest Game in Facebook History

Did you feel like your Facebook news feed was dominated by posts about the Word Cup Final on Sunday? Well, it was. According to Facebook, Germany’s extra time victory over Argentina is officially the biggest sporting event in the history …

Stacy Lewis Defends Women’s British Open

Stacy Lewis, the 29-year-old Texan who reclaimed her rank as number one in the Women’s World Golf Rankings in June, defends the Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale this week. Commenting on a field that had been dominated by South …

Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s …

Manchester United Unveils New Home Team Uniforms

Manchester United, one of the most well-known soccer teams throughout the world, this week revealed their new home side uniforms. Like previous home side Manchester United uniforms, the new look is mostly red. The jerseys also feature a ribbed crew …

Lebron James to Meet with Pat Riley

Superstar forward and unrestricted free agent LeBron James is scheduled to meet with Miami Heat president Pat Riley within the next few days, in a sitdown set up by James’ agent Rich Paul After James opted out of his contract …

Michelle Wie is Now a Women’s Open Champion

Michelle Wie is the biggest name in golf right now, as Michelle just won the Women’s Open, her first major US tournament, earlier last month. “Oh my God, I can’t even think straight,” Wie said after her two-shot victory over …

Things Tim Howard Could Save Is One Amazing Meme

As USA goalkeeper continued to make amazing save after amazing save in Tuesday’s World Cup match against Belgium, people started making jokes on Twitter like Tim Howard could’ve saved my parents’ marriage and Tim Howard just saved me 15% on …

World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History

If you’ve spent any time on social media over the past couple of weeks, you’ve likely been inundated with posts about the World Cup. We know that it’s making an unprecedented impact on online conversation – breaking social media and …

World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet

Now the the group stage is over and we finally have a day’s rest before the knockout stage begins, let’s reflect on this year’s World Cup in terms of how it was received, discussed, and propagated online. Like many, you …

Hope Solo: “Not Guilty” To Domestic Violence Charges

Hope Solo, U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper, has pleaded not guilty after her domestic violence arrest on Saturday at her sister’s home near Seattle. She is accused of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew. The family says that Hope Solo …