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Women To Watch At The 2010 Winter Olympics

As we settle into the sad realization that were only midway through winter, a few lucky ladies are getting in their last month of practice before the 2010 Winter Olympic

Kelli Bender | January 21, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Chicago Loses The Olympics

Not even President and Michelle Obama, nor Oprah herself, could seal the Olympic deal for Chicago. Chitown’s biggest powerhouses flew to Copenhagen this week to lobby for Chicago to host…

Wendy Atterberry | October 2, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Women’s Boxing Is Now An Olympic Sport

I am a female boxer. A year ago, I was leaning against the boxing ring at my old gym in New York City, fully decked out in sparring gear and…

Nikki Dowling | August 14, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Cash-Strapped Olympian Opens A Brothel

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Logan Campbell, a cash-strapped Olympic hopeful, recently opened a gentlemen’s club in New Zealand so he could raise money and continue the intensive training that…

Catherine Strawn | July 13, 2009 - 3:50 pm

The 2010 Olympic Torch Looks Like A Joint

Remember when Michael Phelps got in trouble for smoking weed? Well, we think the Olympic people are toeing the hypocritical line because the torch they designed for the 2010 games…

Nikki Dowling | May 21, 2009 - 2:45 pm

The 15 Most Shocking Moments Of 2008

2008 is almost history, and it definitely made some. We saw plenty of highs — the election of the first African-American President — and lows — the stock market dip…

Simcha | November 25, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Pole Dancing To Become An Olympic Sport?

Apparently, a bunch of Mormon women in Utah — yes, Mormon women in Utah — are seeking to turn the fine art of pole dancing into a competitive

Susannah Breslin | November 21, 2008 - 6:30 pm

No More Playground Fun: Australian School Bans Cartwheels

If I could still do a cartwheel without hurting myself, I would. Just watching Shawn Johnson do those amazing gymnastic-tastic moves at the Olympics made me hearken back to a…

Simcha | August 26, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Monday Menage: Foursomes At The Olympics

This Monday, we’re upin’ our usual threesome to a foursome! To whom do we bestow this honor? Two American teams that each won the 4 x 400 races in their…

Simcha | August 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Slideshow: Stars Of Track And Field

We’ve moved on from ogling swimmers’ bodies to admiring those belonging to the men competing in track and field events. Since it can be difficult to take in their physical…

Catherine Strawn | August 22, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Today Show’s Wacky Olympics Coverage

The Today Show’s coverage of the Olympics in Beijing has been cracking me up. This morning they featured this troupe of Chinese old women who taught themselves hip-hop…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2008 - 12:15 pm

The Daily Squeeze: No Men In The Women, Diddy’s Favorite Sport, And Frank Sintra Kissed Kate Moss

The movie The Women, starring Meg Ryan, Annette Benning, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, and Jada Pinkett Smith, has absolutely no men it it, even in the background. [NY Post] …

Catherine Strawn | August 19, 2008 - 12:30 pm
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