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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to Host NBC Figure Skating

During this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gained fans as an on-air commentary team that clicked. Now it seems that Lipinski will continue to live out her dream of covering the Olympics. NBC this week announced that Lipinski and Weir have been promoted to head of NBC’s figure skating broadcast team. The pair appeared …

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Michael Phelps Suspended From Competitive Swimming For Six Months After DUI Arrest

USA Swimming suspended Olympian Michael Phelps on Monday after he was arrested for driving under the influence on September 30. Phelps will be banned from competing in US-sanctioned swimming events for reportedly violating the organization’s code of conduct. Phelps was reportedly six months into a comeback after going into a two-year hiatus post-2012 Olympics. The champion swimmer is considered the …

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Michael Phelps Arrest Forces Hold On Comeback

Michael Phelps will have to halt his plans for an amazing comeback after his recent DUI arrest. The olympic swimming champ is banned from competing in the sport for six months. Unfortunately, Michael Phelps’ arrest also resulted in his having to drop out of next year’s world championships, which is the biggest international meet leading up to the 2016 Rio …

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Men’s Health Magazine: The Non-Sexist Advice They SHOULD Have Given

Men’s Health magazine learned the hard way that they are coming to men about women and sports from the wrong century. The publication posted a teaser to an advice column meant to help men talk sports with women. That is, MOST women because if the reader “hadn’t noticed”, women typically aren’t into sports: Not all women share your passion for …

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NFL Blackout Rule Nixed by FCC, but Games Could Still Go Dark

The Federal Communications Commission has made a huge move, eliminating the sports blackout rules that have been in place for nearly four decades. The rules, which prohibited cable and satellite providers from airing sports events which were blacked out in local broadcast markets due to lack of stadium sellouts, will no longer be enforced by the Commission. But that doesn’t …

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Rachel Bradshaw: Why Did Bironas Leave The House?

Rachel Bradshaw had no idea what her husband was up to on the night of his death over the weekend. The mysterious death of her husband, former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, has left many questions on the minds of family and friends. However, Rachel Bradshaw is the one who will be left to put together the pieces of her …

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Scott Ross, USC All-American Linebacker, Dead at 45

Scott Ross, a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player, has died. Ross was 45. Police say Ross was found dead in a car parked near a church. According to The University of Southern California, Ross died of heart failure. The LA Times says that although there were no signs of foul play at the scene, officials will await a …

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Hope Solo Still Playing Soccer In Spite Of Domestic Violence Charges

A lot of athletes have been involved in domestic violence incidents lately and most of them had been fined and either banned from a set number of games or the sport entirely. Hope Solo is also facing domestic violence charges, but she is still playing soccer and has so far received no punishment from the league. In June, Solo was …

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Terry Bradshaw’s Son-In-Law Rob Bironas Dies In Road Accident

Terry Bradshaw was excused from Fox’s NFL coverage on Sunday to be with his daughter, Rachel, and family following the fatal road accident that took the life of his son-in-law, NFL kicker Rob Bironas. “Terry will not appear on today’s edition of FOX NFL SUNDAY,” Fox’s vice president of communications Dan Bell wrote in a statement, in behalf of the …

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Adrian Peterson Banned from Team Activities as Vikings Reverse Course

Just a couple of days after announcing plans to reinstate star running back Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course. Peterson has been placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will bar him from all team activities until further notice. The Vikings say this will allow Peterson to “take care of his personal situation until the legal proceedings are …

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NFL Football Kicks Off Tonight, and Twitter Wants You to Follow the Action There

Twitter wants you to run to Twitter when something big is happening on TV, and have been pushing that coveted ‘second-screen’ experience for years. Today, Twitter has furthered that goal by creating new NFL-specific timelines so fans can stay up-to-date on what everyone’s saying about every game. Set up at #NFL, Twitter’s new main NFL timeline features football-related tweets from …

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Wes Welker Talks Four-Game Suspension

Everyone was shocked to find out that Wes Welker received a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancement policy. Welker said that he was just as surprised as everyone else and released a statement about the suspension. “I’m as shocked as everyone at todays news,” Welker said in an e-mail to The Denver Post. “I want to make one thing …

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