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

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…

Gracie Gold Backs Out of Malibu Prom Date

Figure skater and 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics bronze medalist Gracie Gold has backed out of a prom date with a teenage suitor from Malibu, California, who asked her via a YouTube clip, and later in person during an awkward taping…

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…

Sarah Burke Honored in Olympic Tribute

Sarah Burke was honored in a touching Olympic tribute in Sochi on Thursday night. Burke was a ski pioneer, having pushed for freestyle competition, including the half pipe, at the Olympic level. She died in a ski accident two years…

Tara Lipinski: Covering Olympics Is Her “Dream Job”

The Sochi Olympic Games have been a bumpy ride; from reports of horrid conditions by athletes and members of the media to the ups and downs in the actual games, it will be an event remembered for decades to come.…

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 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 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 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 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…