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[Olympics] Over 1200 Security Staff Hit with Norovirus Replaced with Military

[Olympics] Over 1,200 Security Staff Hit with Norovirus, Replaced with Military

will be responsible for security checks of the 20 venues as they take up jobs such as security searches, previously done by civilian safety personnel, until the patients' condition is normalized," the statement said.The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said in a statement Monday that the 41 security guards had been staying[...]

[Olympics] The Historic Womens Joint Korean Hockey Team Had A Match Today

[Olympics] The Historic Women's Joint Korean Hockey Team Had A Match Today

We're less than 4 days away from the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, and that means things are starting to get going in the picturestic South Korean host city.The big news today was a "tune-up" match featuring the Korean women's joint hockey team (with members from both North and South Korea) vs[...]

Shaun White is Iron Man in New Super Bowl Ad for the 2018 Winter Olympics

Shaun White is Iron Man in New Super Bowl Ad for the 2018 Winter Olympics

NBC has released another of their upcoming Super Bowl ads for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea While the first ad we share featured Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin in her Captain Marvel themed uniform This new ad features snowboarder Shaun White and Iron Man.. but not the Marvel Comics character but rather[...]

Kurt Angle Helps Bring Back the WWE Entrance Greats Line from Mattel

Kurt Angle Helps Bring Back the WWE Entrance Greats Line from Mattel

Kurt Angle, WWE Hall of Fame member and multiple-time champion, is the inaugural figure in the return of the Entrance Greats line from Mattel. Popular when Mattel first got the WWE license back in 2010, they released eight figures in the line before stopping that same year. The main hook was that the figures would […]

A.P. Bio: Its Always Sunnys Glenn Howerton Doesnt Want to Be in Class

A.P. Bio: It's Always Sunny's Glenn Howerton Doesn't Want to Be in Class

Most of us remember those teachers from our school days that helped get us to where we are today. Who can forget the teacher who would spend extra time with you after class just to make sure you really understood the day's lessons? Or the one who was gracious enough to write you that incredible […]

NBCs Olympic Opening Ceremony Hosts for PyeongChang Announced

NBC's Olympic Opening Ceremony Hosts for PyeongChang Announced

This will be Tirico's first time hosting an Opening Ceremony, but not his first Olympic experience having hosted the Closing Ceremonies in Rio for the network in 2016 following his time as a daytime host during the Summer Games.President of NBC Olympics Production and Programming president Jim Bell had this to say about the announcement: “It’s beyond exciting[...]

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn Hits the Slopes as Captain America

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn Hits the Slopes as Captain America

She's also been to three Olympics, bringing home a Gold and Bronze medal so far.Vonn was in the news lately for a different reason. On December 8th, 2017, Vonn said in an interview that while she is at the 2018 Winter Olympics, she feels that Olympians represent the people of the countries the participate for —[...]

CBS Sets Premieres for Instinct Living Biblically Counters NBC Olympics

CBS Sets Premieres for Instinct, Living Biblically; Counters NBC Olympics

CBS released its Winter 2018 schedule on Friday, and while there are a number of takeaways from the announcement, one thing seems very clear: The Eye Network isn't afraid of the "big, bad wolf" otherwise known as NBC's 2018 Winter Olympics coverage.While most networks usually "counter" Olympic coverage with repeats or by burning off episodes[...]


Michael Jordans 1984 Olympic Sneakers Go For A Record-Breaking $190000

Michael Jordan's 1984 Olympic Sneakers Go For A Record-Breaking $190,000

Jordan wore the shoes during his gold-medal game against Spain at the 1984 Olympics This breaks the record set in 2013 for a pair of sneakers Jordan wore in game five of the 1997 NBA finals, which went for $104,765 That game, played 20 years ago today, was also known as the flu game — Jordan[...]

Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin Is Captain Marvel In Winter Olympics Promo

Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin Is Captain Marvel In Winter Olympics Promo

This influence now includes the most prestigious sporting events in the known universe, The Olympic Games.NBC, the official broadcast carrier of the Olympic Games, tweeted this photo of Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin during a promotional shoot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games:https://twitter.com/NBCOlympics/status/85764227803838873622 year old Shiffrin is sporting the most FABULOUS Jamie McKelvie Captain Marvel inspired speed[...]

Its True Its True. Kurt Angle Enters The WWE Hall Of Fame

It's True, It's True. Kurt Angle Enters The WWE Hall Of Fame

 From the WWE: It’s true, it’s true! Kurt Angle will be taking his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 just two days before WrestleMania 33, as first reported by ESPN.com.“Kurt Angle’s accomplishments both in the Olympics and WWE were extraordinary,” said WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative[...]

Japans Prime Minister Appeared As Mario During Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Japan's Prime Minister Appeared As Mario During Rio Olympic's Closing Ceremony

It's a passing of the literal and figurative torch.Japan, who are set to host the 2020 Olympics, did it in style last night too, with the country having a segment dedicated to Super Mario The best bit? Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared out of a green pipe with a Mario like hat on his head.The moment[...]

Mario And Sonic At The Rio Olympic Games Confirmed For Wii U And 3DS

Mario And Sonic At The Rio Olympic Games Confirmed For Wii U And 3DS

It was noted that both Golf and Rugby would be making an appearance in next year games, which should at least be mildly interesting.There is no release date yet, but you would assume it will launch nearish to the Olympics which start next summer I actually don't hate these games They are are fun family[...]

British Olympics Team Mime To Queen For Adidas

British Olympics Team Mime To Queen For Adidas

Don't stop me now… featuring Jessica Ennis, Victoria Pendleton, Nicola Adams, Sir Chris Hoy, rower Pete Reed, Robert Grabarz, the Brownlee brothers and more. Oh and a brief appearance by David Beckham. All filmed this Friday and Saturday, for the benefit of Adidas. Well, since they were all hanging around, why not? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYtpL5YhWOQ[/youtube]

A Semi-Coherent Glossary For The London Olympic Closing Ceremony

A Semi-Coherent Glossary For The London Olympic Closing Ceremony

We get the same countdown we enjoyed at the beginning of the Opening Ceremony. Go see what we said about that here. This might be called a simpler ceremony than the original, less layering of cultural and historic references, but there are still one or two that might do with pointing out… The opening shot […]

London Late On The Big Money Olympics

London Late On The Big Money Olympics

The London Olympic Games is coming to a close. It has been a very controlled media circus, whether that be Mastercard being banned, BBC cameras being turned to avoid shopping centre advertising or an East End kebab shop having to change its name from Olympic Kebabs to Lympic Kebabs. But this little beauty, parodying the […]

An Attempt At A Glossary For Americans Watching The Olympic Opening Ceremony

An Attempt At A Glossary For Americans Watching The Olympic Opening Ceremony

Dizzee Rascal's Bonkers track was given greater prominence with a live performance, and is a stereotypical example of modern East End London grime music, exactly where the Olympics stadium has been built Also notable were songs that were banned in some form on original release such as Anarchy In The UK and Relax.. but this[...]

The Diamond Retailer Olympic Results

The Diamond Retailer Olympic Results!

It was also the first Retailer Olympics.Here are the categories.. and the winners The judges were Outside Sales Managers Tim Kartman, Eric Hitchcock, and Dave Hawksworth.ComiCare Box Construction Contest: Nick Kelley of Chimps Comix (middle)Speed Bag and Board: Brandon Evans of Chimps Comix.Overstreet Price Guide Lookup: Adam Philips of Heroic DreamsComic T-Folder Shipping Race: Andrew Iwamasa[...]