Olympics

Deadspin post on 3-on-3 basketball at 2016 Rio Olympics wrong, Kyle Wagner cites Betoota Advocate

Somewhere, Buzz Bissinger is shopping for ass-less chaps with Bruce Jenner, shouting, "See, I told yaso, Mama!"Deadspin.com made a whoopsy on Wednesday, publishing an article under its "news" section that claimed 3-on-3 basketball was coming to the Summer Olympics, as early as 2016 in Rio.Blogger...

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 5:40am

No Boston Olympics meeting Wednesday in Back Bay

A group opposed to Boston’s bid for hosting the 2024 Summer Games will hold its first meeting Wednesday night, ushering in members of the public who not only support their cause, but are undecided on the issue.No Boston Olympics organizer Christopher Dempsey said the meeting, which will be held at...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 5:30pm

Walsh touts employment growth, Olympic bid in first State of the City

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh gave his first State of the City Tuesday night, touting the city’s success in getting a record number of guns off the streets, slashing the unemployment rate to the lowest its been in eight years and attracting the world’s attention by securing the U.S. Olympic bid.“I’m...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 6:38am

Olympics in Boston? Residents split on 2024 Olympic bid

With news breaking Thursday night that the U.S. Olympic Committeechose Boston as it's US bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Bostonians aired their opinions on social media. While many supported the prospect of hosting the $10 billion event in the Hub, many weren't so keen on the idea.Local group No...

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 11:44pm

Australian hurdler, Michelle Jenneke featured in video with gratuitous butt shots

World Star Hip Hop, a site that features entertainment news and videos, recently released a video starring Australian hurdler and model Michelle Jenneke.You may recall Jenneke from 2012, when she received some attention for her pre-hurdle warm up routine which involved dancing (it’s more like...

Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 1:58am

Taylor Lianne Chandler fumes on Twitter, Instagram about being called 'a man'

Taylor Lianne Chandler, one of countless former-Michael Phelps girlfriends, told RadarOnline.com that she was born an intersex baby, having a penis with "no testicles" and having a "uterus and no ovaries" at birth.The National Enquirer - of course- picked up on the story, in which Chandler reveals...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:31am

Boston 2024 Olympics support, opposition heats up as bid nears

Two groups split on whether Boston should host the 2024 Summer Olympics stepped up efforts on Monday to convince the U.S. Olympic Committee which way to lean.Boston 2024, a group organizing the city's bid to host the Summer Games, on Monday unveiled a new website,www.2024Boston.org,and a...

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:54pm