A driver in an allegedly stolen truck led L.A. police on a wild chase that saw him/her drive down into a Gold Line tunnel after a series of jumps, swerves, and the t-boning of a taxicab.
Lindsey Vonn claimed bronze in what we’ll assume is her final time contesting the Olympic downhill, and spoke with NBC about her comeback after missing Sochi and how she’ll look back on her career. It’s intense, at times, as Vonn confronts the probable end of her career.
American Maddie Bowman will not repeat as ski halfpipe gold medalist after crashing on all three of her runs in tonight’s final round, the final time of which left the 2014 champion crumpled on the ground with a busted helmet.
Pop singer Fergie struggled with her, erm, unique take on “The Star-Spangled Banner” even before her widely mocked performance of it before last night’s NBA All-Star Game, rehearsal footage acquired by Deadspin reveals.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova claimed bronze in mixed doubles last week in Pyeongchang, is formally charged with doping after his B-sample tested positive for meldonium.
The French ice dancing team of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron is our pick to win the event in Pyeongchang, but an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction today threatened to sink those chances, if not for Papadakis’s steely determination.
Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore suffered a grotesque injury late in the first half of the Tigers’ SEC matchup at South Carolina just days after putting up one of the best performances of his career. Warning: the video is graphic.
When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of a second ahead of reigning gold medalist Anna Veith, the Czech couldn’t believe she’d beaten the Austrian champ. Ledecká, after all, is best known for her achievements in a completely different event: snowboarding,…
For the first time since Dick Button in 1952, the reigning Olympic gold medalist in men’s figure skating has defended his title as Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu scored a combined 317.85 to obliterate the competition.
Weather postponements led American ski star Mikaela Shiffrin to skip today’s Super-G competition, leaving the event reigning champion Anna Veith’s to win. And Veith had an easy lead after Lindsey Vonn, among others, faltered. Then arrived Czech Ester Ledecka, a world champion snowboarder who borrowed Shiffrin’s skis…
Nathan Chen entered tonight’s free skate in 17th place thanks to a disastrous short program, but showed up with a massive 215.08 thanks to cleanly delivering six quad jumps in the performance:
Laura Ingraham says basketballers should stick to their sport and keep their opinions to themselves. Here, then, are some examples of her employer believing otherwise:
“Did we lose him?”
An Arizona cheerleader hit the showers early after being ejected for shouting something at a referee midway through the second half of the Wildcats’ game in Tempe against rivals Arizona State.
16-year-old Japanese snowboarder Yuto Totsuka left the halfpipe on a medical sled after a disastrous crash on the lip of the halfpipe.
Bucknell downed Colgate tonight at home in a stunning last-minute comeback that saw the Bison score 13 points in the final 50 seconds.
We’ve all fantasized about what songs to which we’d perform were we Olympic figure skaters. (Or maybe that’s just me?) Anyway, it’s more entertaining to consider what the least appropriate songs to choreograph a routine to might be, so here is what they are, in order: