Controversial Wrestling Legend Ultimate Warrior Dies at Age 54

Ultimate Warrior

After a weekend of mainstream media coverage including Daniel Bryan’s coronation and the Undertaker’s loss at the hands of Brock Lesner, the pro wrestling world was stunned by the untimely death of the Ultimate Warrior.

Jameis Winston role in baseball brawl overblown

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There was a bench clearing brawl during the Florida St./Florida baseball game.

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is on the Florida St. baseball roster. So, Jameis Winston was in a bench-clearing brawl.

The 10 stories that defined the Sochi Olympics

Sochi Strays

As with any great sporting event, the Sochi Olympics had a mix of both triumph and tragedy over the course of the Winter Games. Here’s a look at the top 10 storylines – in no particular order – that came out of Russia over the past few weeks.

Maria Lamb blasts U.S. Speedskating after poor Olympic showing

Maria Lamb

Maria Lamb didn’t perform how she wanted to at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and afterwards she unleashed a tirade against U.S. Speedskating as an organization.

Ted Ligety wins Giant Slalom, gets America its first Alpine gold

Ted Ligety

Finally the Americans broke through on the Alpine skiing slopes of Rosa Khutor at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Veteran Ted Ligety completely blew away the field to win the men’s Giant Slalom and earn the United States its first Alpine gold of the Sochi Games.

Figure Skaters Make Some Fantastic Mid-Jump Faces

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Three-time U.S. figure skating national champion Johnny Weir described his sport as “theatrical, artistic; it’s elegant, it’s extremely athletic.” World-class skaters are paragons of grace and refinement, always aware that every aspect of their appearance matters.

Lindsey Jacobellis falls for third consecutive Olympics, misses medal

Lindsey Jacobellis

Despite being one of the world’s best snowboard cross racers, American Lindsey Jacobellis has had high-profile failures in the Olympics. That trend continued on Sunday, as Jacobellis missed out on a medal thanks to a late fall in the semifinal race.

Sochi Women’s Super G course was ridiculous

Women's Super G Sochi

Want to know when a ski race course is too hard? When only 31 of the 49 racers who start actually make it though the event.

Video: Mario Balotelli scores incredible goal for AC Milan

Mario Balotelli

On Friday night, AC Milan striker Mario Baloteli scored a goal on what can only be described as an absolutely ridiculous strike.

U.S. speedskaters blame struggles on Under Armour uniforms

Shani Davis

The speedskating uniforms Under Armour made for the United States team to use at the Sochi Olympics were supposed to be the fastest and best ever developed. As it turns out, they might be the reason the U.S. has been struggling so badly on the ice. The United States squad hoped to take home a […]

U.S. hockey team to start Jonathan Quick in goal

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick will start in net for the United States men’s hockey team on Thursday. The Americans will square off against Slovakia and Quick has gotten the call between the pipes though it is unclear if he will start on Saturday against Russia.

Sochi 2014: Russian officials spying on journalists in hotel rooms?

Sochi water

By now you’ve all heard about the horrendous conditions at the hotels in Sochi on the eve of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Journalists and athletes are appalled by the condition of everything from the lack of beds, pillows, floors, hot water, working toilets, light bulbs, door handles, etc. It sounds like a nightmare. But on Thursday a Russian official claimed those reports are overblown, and he knows that because he’s been spying on those hotel rooms.

U.S. delegation to Sochi to include openly gay athletes

Billie Jean King

President Barack Obama made a big statement about what he thinks regarding Russia’s treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is sending as the United States’ representatives to the Sochi Olympics.

Two die in World Cup stadium collapse in Brazil

Brazil Stadium collapse

A portion of the stadium that will host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil collapsed on Wednesday, killing at least two people and causing significant damage. It was just the latest setback hampering next year’s World Cup.

Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao will get revenge against Brandon Rios

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Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, says his fighter will use Sunday’s fight against Brandon Rios to get revenge on members of Rios’ camp for mocking Roach’s speech. Roach has Parkinson’s disease and his speech is affected as a result.