Olympics

Jim Thorpe Wore “Trash Can Shoes” & Still Won Gold at the 1912 Olympics Olympics Jim Thorpe Wore “Trash Can Shoes” & Still Won Gold at the 1912 Olympics , 2:43pm, August 4

"He's the greatest athlete of all time. Still. To me, it’s not even a question." As the ocean liner Finland…

“Miracle on Ice”: Relive the Final 60 Seconds of Team USA’s Greatest Olympic Moment Olympics “Miracle on Ice”: Relive the Final 60 Seconds of Team USA’s Greatest Olympic Moment , Staff Writer 12:08pm, August 4

Sports are full of watershed moments. Only a select few are etched into your memory and make the hair on…

Bobby Finke Shocked the World, And Himself, By Winning 2 Olympic Gold Medals Olympics Bobby Finke Shocked the World, And Himself, By Winning 2 Olympic Gold Medals , Staff Writer 4:42pm, August 3

The Olympics are as good a place as anywhere to peak. It's what all athletes who train their whole lives…

Haylie McCleney is Alabama’s Best Softball Player Ever. No Question. College Softball Haylie McCleney is Alabama’s Best Softball Player Ever. No Question. , The League 1:20pm, August 3

University of Alabama softball phenom Haylie McCleney is known for getting the job done on the world's biggest stages. The…

Simone Biles’ NFL Boyfriend Didn’t Know Who She Was at First National Simone Biles’ NFL Boyfriend Didn’t Know Who She Was at First , Staff Writer 1:37pm, August 1

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles may still only be a 24-year-old athlete, but she's already the most decorated American gymnast of…

Usain Bolt Started a Family & Had a Kid Named “Thunder” Olympics Usain Bolt Started a Family & Had a Kid Named “Thunder” , The League 1:41pm, July 31

Wouldn't it be cool to call yourself the fastest man in the world and not sound completely insane? There's one…

Megan Rapinoe Has a Twin Sister Who Also Played Soccer Olympics Megan Rapinoe Has a Twin Sister Who Also Played Soccer , The League 1:34pm, July 30

There's only one Megan Rapinoe. You know her. You've heard her name. She's made the news plenty in the last few…

Allyson Felix Married a Fellow Track Star & Started a Family Olympics Allyson Felix Married a Fellow Track Star & Started a Family , The League 5:10pm, July 29

Speed is more than just a measure of distance over time. For gold medalist Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix, speed is…

Suni Lee’s Breathtaking Bar Routine Continued America’s All-Around Gold Dominance Gymnastics Suni Lee’s Breathtaking Bar Routine Continued America’s All-Around Gold Dominance , Staff Writer 2:55pm, July 29

The women's gymnastics all-around event has been dominated by the Americans for the past 20 years. Carly Patterson, Nastia Liukin,…

Caeleb Dressel Tears Up Talking to Family After Making Olympic History Olympics Caeleb Dressel Tears Up Talking to Family After Making Olympic History , Staff Writer 12:46pm, July 29

Caeleb Dressel was smiling from ear to ear. Dressel, a 24-year-old from Florida, joined an elite club of American swimmers…

Michelle Kwan’s Net Worth: How She Skated Her Way Into Millions Olympics Michelle Kwan’s Net Worth: How She Skated Her Way Into Millions , The League 6:07pm, July 28

Being a figure skater often means having a short shelf life in terms of success and fame. Fans watch figure…

What Happened to McKayla Maroney After Gymnastics? Gymnastics What Happened to McKayla Maroney After Gymnastics? , Staff Writer 3:15pm, July 28

Gymnastics stars come and go as the Olympics do. In 2012, the team of Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross,…

How Kurt Angle Won Olympic Gold With a Broken Freakin’ Neck Olympics How Kurt Angle Won Olympic Gold With a Broken Freakin’ Neck , The League 12:18pm, July 28

Brock Lesnar. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Stone Cold Steve Austin. All WWE superstar wrestlers who are actual athletes, not just actors.…

What Happened to Kerri Walsh Jennings & Misty May-Treanor? Olympics What Happened to Kerri Walsh Jennings & Misty May-Treanor? , Staff Writer 5:06pm, July 27

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen immediately come to mind as the premier duo in sports. Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski…

Greg Louganis Hitting His Head (& Still Winning Gold) Showed Olympic Spirit Olympics Greg Louganis Hitting His Head (& Still Winning Gold) Showed Olympic Spirit , The League 1:41pm, July 27

When you think of an athlete overcoming injury for glory, a diver is perhaps not the first athlete you think…

Mary Lou Retton Married a College QB & Raised a Gymnast Daughter Olympics Mary Lou Retton Married a College QB & Raised a Gymnast Daughter , The League 12:02pm, July 27

Before there was Simone Biles or Gabby Douglas, there was Mary Lou Retton. Retton was the first American female gymnast…

Rowdy Gaines’ Net Worth: The Gold Medalist & NBC Broadcaster is Swimming in Cash Olympics Rowdy Gaines’ Net Worth: The Gold Medalist & NBC Broadcaster is Swimming in Cash , Staff Writer 11:02am, July 27

The first names that come to mind when discussing American swimming will forever be Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz. Phelps…

Eric Heiden Won 5 Gold Medals, But Where is He Now? Olympics Eric Heiden Won 5 Gold Medals, But Where is He Now? , The League 6:29pm, July 26

Winning one gold medal at the Olympics is an incredible accomplishment. Speed skater Eric Heiden took being an Olympic gold…