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EDT (ABC/Randy Holmes) Always willing to bite the hand that gives him the platform to do it, Kimmel didn't stop with ABC: TikTok, Quibi, Peacock, NBC/The Olympics, ratings, broadcast television, and more Here's a look at our favorite takeaways from Kimmel's roast (which was pre-recorded before the killing of George Floyd and resulting global protests), starting[...]
Olivia Wilde's new film Don't Worry baby casts three roles.
Olivia Wilde, fresh off the success of her excellent film Booksmart, will next direct a biopic of Olympics hero Kerri Strug The film will be produced by Riverstone Pictures and Pulse Films, and is written by Ronnie Sandahl It will be titled Perfect, and will follow the struggles of USA gymnast Kerri Strug as she[...]
Kobe Bryant, NBA Icon, Has Passed Away at Age 41
He forced a trade to the Los Angelous Lakers and spent the next 20 years piling up numerous achievements, including 5 NBA titles, two Gold Medals playing on Team USA at the Olympics, two NBA Finals MVP awards, one NBA MVP award, and retired third all-time in scoring, at 33,643 points He was passed on[...]
"Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Adds Dream Events
Essentially, these are imaginary games that they would hope to have in the Olympics someday if the tech and skills actually existed You can read more about all three below along with some pictures and a trailer to show it off Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be released in the[...]
overwatch league
A couple of weeks ago we reported that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) were going to be holding a summit to discuss the possible inclusion of esports into the Olympics in some fashion Apparently, many of you reading it were passionate about it on both sides of[...]
Olympics
The 2018 Winter Olympics are drawing to a close tonight, and the closing ceremonies are upon us It's been a stellar two weeks of competition in PyeongChang, with subpar coverage (seriously, get your act together, NBC) and some surprise wins. The medal count for this year ended about how we thought it would; Norway once again[...]
[Olympics] #SlideAPose Is Just as Adorable an Idea as You Think It Is
As the Winter Olympics head toward their official closing ceremony on Sunday, February 25th from the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea (which you can watch live on the NBC network starting at 6 a.m ET; or catch the taped replay at 8 a.m ET), the Olympic Channel (the official social media account for the International[...]
Adam Rippon
One of our favorite fabulous personalities from this Winter Olympics has to be Team USA mens skater Adam Rippon The sparkly spinner helped nab the bronze medal for Team USA's skate during the team event, and his quadless solo programs were no slouch when compared with the multi 4-rotation jumps his competitors were landing[...]
Olympics
After last night's Olympics skating action, it's time for even more figure skating with the men's free skate (aka long program). Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic Athletes of Russia took silver,[...]
Olympics
There have already been two Olympics figure skating medal ceremonies in PyeongChang, and tonight the men's short program kicks their point accumulation towards the podium. Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic[...]
Olympics
The Olympics have been going in earnest for almost a week now, and the medals are starting to stack up for the various counties in events across the board. Three days ago the results of the team skate events were revealed after the competitions in Mens, Womens, pairs, and ice dancing The rules for such were[...]