Olympics

It Might Have Been Nice To See Tamron Hall Cover The Olympics

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Have you been keeping up with the Olympic coverage?  If so, you may have noticed one NBC face wasn’t included. There’s Bob Costas and his “Walking Dead” eye, who has now been replaced by Matt Lauer, and Jenna Bush but no Tamron Hall. According to...

Women of the 2014 Winter Games: 9 Olympians On Our Radar

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Team USA Bobsleigh  Lauryn Williams is a 4-time Olympian and bona fide medalist. The 30-year-old won the silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games for the 100m, and scored the gold in the 2012 for the 4×100. This year she will be serving as brakeman in...

President Obama Selects Two Openly Gay Athletes for U.S. Olympic Delegation

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Barack Obama is sending Russia a huge message about the country’s treatment of LGQBT individuals by selecting two openly gay athletes to sit on the U.S. delegation for the 2014 winter Olympic games that are to be held in Sochi. Tennis player Billie Jena King...

Gabby Douglas Reveals She Wants Apology from Absent Father in New Memoir

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“Everyone has hiccups in their families,” Gabby Douglas said in an interview with People Magazine, when asked about her absent father. The 16 year-old gymnast, who made history at the 2012 Olympics by winning the Team and All-Around gold medal, is opening up about those...

Team USA Versus the Machine: How Madison Avenue Turned World Class Olympians Into Lolo Jones’ Co-Stars

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When Team USA Olympic hurdlers Dawn Harper and Kellie Wells came in silver and bronze Tuesday behind a heavily favored Sally Pearson of Australia, they were all smiles, giddy even. Harper, a 2008 gold medalist in the same event, didn’t even seem to mind that...