Olympics

Glance at 13 Boston - Massachusetts athletes in Winter Olympics

Massachusetts will be well-represented in PyeongChang with 13 Bay Staters ready to participate in the 2018 games. Chris Bourque (North Reading), Ryan Donato (Scituate), Bobby Butler (Marlborough), John McCarthy (Boston) and Noah Welch (Brighton) are all set to skate for the Team USA men’s ice...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:56pm

How Fort Washington's Andrew Sherk discovered luging, realized Olympic dream

How does a kid from the suburbs of Philadelphia find himself flying to Pyeongchang, ready to compete in the 2018 Olympic Luge competition? Well, it’s part luck and part skill. Luck, of course, that Fort Washington native Andrew Sherk found himself introduced to the sport to begin with....

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:50pm

NBC to broadcast Olympic coverage on LinkNYC kiosks

If you’re worried about missing even a single minute of the upcoming PyeongChang Olympics, you’ll only have to find the nearest LinkNYC kiosk to see the latest highlights. NBC Olympics, a division of NBC Sports Group, partnered with smart cities tech and media company Intersection to...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:38pm

What is the time zone difference in South Korea Winter Olympics?

Whenever the Winter or Summer Olympics roll around and the games are on a different continent than ours many fans in the United States are frustrated that NBC consistently shows tape delayed footage. There is no perfect way to solve this issue, of course, as NBC wants the top Olympic events in U.S...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 2:04pm

Probe ordered for Karolyi Ranch after Larry Nassar scandal

Texas governor Greg Abbott has ordered a state criminal probe into whether some of former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar victims were abused at the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, TX, as first reported by the Associated Press.   "The public statements made by athletes who previously...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:46pm

Disgraced U.S. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 175 years in prison

Former United States Olympics gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct by a Michigan court on Wednesday morning, concluding a week-long hearing that saw many of his victims step forward and testify.  "I just signed your death...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:52pm

USA Hockey reveals 2018 Winter Olympics roster

USA Hockey revealed its 25-man roster that it will take to PyeongChang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics during New Year's Day's NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field.    This year will be the first time since the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer that NHL players will not be...

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 3:44pm

Here is why Russia is not competing at the 2018 Olympics

Russian athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea will not be able to represent their country.  On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended the Russian Olympic Committee due to the country's state-supported use of performance-...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 2:13pm

McKayla Maroney says she was sexually abused by ex-US Gymnastics doctor

Former United States gymnast and two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney revealed in a Twitter post using the #MeToo hashtag that she was sexually assaulted for years by former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar: #MeToo pic.twitter.com/lYXaDTuOsS — mckayla (@McKaylaMaroney) October 18...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:38pm

McKayla Maroney gymnastics pics, photos, video

McKayla Maroney made her triumphant return to Instagram this week, posting a pic and making an announcement that she was recently involved in a serious car accident that made her re-evaluate life.   little sneak peak of my friend @wadeahampton new music video & little...

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:39pm

Lindsey Vonn dating Aaron Rodgers or Jordan Spieth?

Lindsey Vonn, the Olympic skier who dated Tiger Woods for a hot minute, may have her eyes set on some more contemporary kings of sport. Vonn posted a pic of herself and another young lady sandwich-hugging golfer Jordan Spieth on Sunday night, just after Spieth won The British Open. “Congrats...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 4:44pm

Aly Raisman talks Tokyo 2020, giving back to Boston and feeling fierce

Aly Raisman is busy, awash with opportunities to attend award shows, lend her resources and star-power to worthwhile causes and share her story with her global fan base. But don’t think this gold-medalist has forgotten her Olympic roots; Raisman says she’s still eyeing a third Olympic...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:15pm

McKayla Maroney new hot pics, photos, NSFW video

Former U.S. Olympics star McKayla Maroney was in the news for flashing her backside on Instagram. At first, most thought it was a hack. Instead, Maroney said it was done on purpose and then followed it up with a couple new racy shots (see below). Maroney, who gained fame in the 2012 Summer...

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 7:28pm

Brooklyn-born Olympian aims for boxing stardom

A decade ago, Richardson Hitchins of Crown Heights was selling water in a park so he could buy sneakers for school, seeing violence all around him, and wishing his single mother had enough money to put him in karate classes. Now, at 19, he’s an Olympian and two-time Golden Gloves champion...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:04pm

Rayssa Teixeira Melo new hot Instagram pics, photos gallery (video)

The creep factor for infomercials is already sky high. Throw in a scantily-clad Brazilian model and a guy applying sunscreen to said model and you have a recipe for a fight.Brazilian model RayssaTeixeiraMelo slapped the taste out of thissunscreen applicant's mouth when he decided her backside wasn'...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:27pm

Mariah Carey hot new Instagram pics, photos (NSFW)

Mariah Carey is the buzz name of 2017 because of what she did (or did not do) at the tail end of 2016. Carey fumbled her way through Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest (just rolls off the tongue) as she failed to even lip synch as two of her old songs played.Carey has a sizable...

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 4:45pm

MLS commissioner Don Garber hails USMNT Bruce Arena as perfect hire

The United States national team has a new (old) head coach for a few weeks now as Bruce Arena has been charged with the task of leading the program to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. And MLS commissioner Don Garber couldn’t be any happier.At times Arena’s predecessor, Jurgen Klinsmann, seemed...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 2:35am

Time magazine announces finalists for Person of the Year

Time magazine released its shortlist of finalists Monday for 2016's Person of the Year. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton got nods, but so did scientists, technology titans and entertainers.Eleven candidates in all received nominations. The winner is chosen by the publication's editors as the person...

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:38pm

Kellyann Conway pics, photos (gallery of Trump campaign manager)

There's no getting away from Kellyanne Conway these days. The political advisor and now Donald Trump campaign manager has been on just about every political and news program on the plant since August when she joined the Trump campaign.The Camden, New Jersey native is 49 years old. She worked for...

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 2:59am

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's teen daughter killed in shooting

The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic athlete Tyson Gay was caught in the crossfire in an apparent shootout in Kentucky early Sunday.Trinity Gay, a rising track starherself, was struck in the neck by a stray bullet. She was later pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Medical Center."She didn'...

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 11:39pm