Picabo Street Arrested, Charged with Domestic Violence After Allegedly Pushing Dad Down Flight of Stairs

Olympic skier Picabo Street was arrested and charged with three counts of misdemeanor domestic violence and one count of misdemeanor assault for an altercation that took place between her and her 76-year-old father, Roland Street, two days before Christmas. Olympic…

Lindsey Vonn ‘Still Undecided’ on First Race of Season

Will Lindsey Vonn compete in the first race of the season? We’ll know Friday, according to the skier. Vonn, who is recovering from a broken ankle she suffered in August, will resume training on Thursday – but her status for…

Lindsey Vonn: Tiger Woods Shows Up for Big Win

Lindsey Vonn is now known as the most successful women’s World Cup skier of all time. She had lots of support as she scored her big win, too, but she wasn’t aware of exactly how much support. Vonn’s mom traveled…

Lindsey Vonn Ties All-Time Record for World Cup Wins, Could Break 35-Year-Old Record on Monday

Lindsey Vonn has tied a 35-year-old record for most World Cup wins after winning a downhill Sunday. Sunday’s tie was all the sweeter after Lindsey Vonn’s comeback from two serious knee injuries to match Annemarie Moser-Proell’s record of 62 World…

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise…

Mick Jagger Futbol Jinx and the Mars Bar Legend

Now that the World Cup furor is all over but the hangovers, the story of how Mick Jagger ruined it for everybody is in the books until the next go-round. But just in case you have been under the proverbial…

World Cup Streaker Was a Big YouTube Star

Did you watch the World Cup final on Sunday afternoon? Do you remember when the cameras cut to an extended (and actually rather beautiful) shot of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue framing a gorgeous sunset? Well, during those few seconds,…

World Cup Final Was the 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…

Gisele Bundchen Unveils World Cup Trophy

Gisele Bundchen unveiled the World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The supermodel and wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was no doubt beyond disappointed that the trophy wasn’t going to her homeland team–Brazil–but that certainly…

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot…

FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs. Germany

After watching their national team crash out of the World Cup following a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany, it seems the worst might be yet to come. Rivals Argentina have just defeated the Netherlands in a thrilling penalty shootout (4-2).…

Brazil vs Germany Was Obscene, But Please Stop Uploading Highlights to Pornhub

Brazil’s 7-1 throttling at the hands of Germany in Tuesday night’s World Cup semifinal was so brutal that many decided to compare it to an act of public humiliation, in a sexual sense. The joke wound up hitting top porn…

Brazil/Germany Was 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…

Radamel Falcao, Colombian Striker, Criticizes Ref on Twitter Following 2-1 Loss to Brazil

Colombian forward Radamel Falcao took to Twitter Friday to criticize Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo following the 2-1 loss to Brazil in the World Cup Quarterfinal. The injured Falcao isn’t the only one blaming the ref for sloppy officiating. It…

Robert De Niro Crashes World Cup Party

Robert De Niro isn’t a huge soccer fan. He was interested enough in a recent game, however, that he crashed a random World Cup viewing in Brooklyn last week so he didn’t miss watching the U.S. compete against Germany. The…

Warren Sapp Stiffs Waitress, Explains Reasons

What’s the protocol for tipping at a restaurant if you’ve received poor service? According to Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp, the protocol is to stiff the waitress. Before we condemn Sapp to the Hall of Shame for customers,…

World Cup 2014 Is 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 2014: Who Is James Rodriguez?

Move over Messi! There’s a new football star rising courtesy of an outstanding World Cup performance. Meet James Rodriguez. The 22-year-old Colombian talent is gaining global recognition thanks in large part to his brilliant goals, well timed assists, and (of…

FIFA World Cup: Craziest Moments Of The Groups Stage

With the groups stage of competition over, there have already been enough upsets, controversies, and scandals to make up an entire World Cup competition. And there are still a couple weeks of the World Cup left! Let’s take a look…

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…