5 Shocking Scandals That Rocked Obscure Sports
The Olympic Games were rocked by their first big scandal amid revelations that eight female badminton players were deliberately losing their matches in hopes of earning more favorable late-round matchups. As a result, the Olympic committee disqualified all four teams.
The 10 Most Breathtaking Opening Ceremonies in Olympic History
As the athletes get ready for the London Olympics, organizers are also preparing their best theatrics for the opening ceremony.
Ochocinco Gets Robbed — Upset Only About Starbucks Gold Card Being Taken
Patriots’ wide receiver Chad Ochocinco had every reason to be upset after his SUV was broken into and he had his wallet, credit cards, license and iPod stolen. But what got Ochocinco really upset was the loss of something else — his Starbucks gold card.
10 Recent Rookie Quarterbacks Who Earned Starting Jobs Right Away [VIDEOS]
Over the weekend, at the end of the Washington Redskins’ rookie minicamp, head coach Mike Shanahan annointed Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback going forward. Griffin was the second pick of the 2012 NFL draft last month, and the Redskins are ready to hand him the keys to the team.
10 Athletes Who Released Terrible Songs
Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki released a pop song titled ‘Oxygen’ for charity that has amazed audiences with just how bad it is. The video, also, leaves much to be desired.
Honor Earth Day with 10 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
With Earth Day arriving this weekend, the focus is on the environment and how we can save it. While politicians and community leaders are leading an ongoing charge to make large changes to how to get and use energy, everyone can do his or her part with some small steps around the house or in your daily routine.
Tornado Devastates Wichita, KS and an Iowa Hospital
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback declared a state of emergency in the wake of a giant tornado, which hit Wichita particularly hard late Saturday night. Miraculously there are no major injuries reported so far.
10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Lucky charms come front-and-center this week as we head into the holiday weekend. Though St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting “Lady Luck” for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 “lucky” movie quotes that you can
Hollywood Calls: 10 Athletes Who Have Survived Reality Shows [VIDEOS]
Reports recently surfaced that Tim Tebow was being courted by ABC to star on an upcoming season of ‘The Bachelor.’ Tebow has denied it. Over the past few years, professional players have entered the entertainment world more openly with stints on popular shows like ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ among others. Some of the most provocative athle ...
Brady Quinn and 4 Other NFL Backup Quarterbacks Who Aired Their Grievances
It must be hard to be second string at such a high-profile position as quarterback. Some NFL players have filled backup duties with patience and hard work, biding their time until opportunity strikes. League MVP Aaron Rodgers, for instance, rode the pine behind Brett Favre for three seasons with the Green Bay Packers before earning the starting job for himself.
How Did Rebecca Black Get Invited to the Grammy Awards? … Anyone?
She found her way into the ears and hearts of millions around the world with her surprise viral hit ‘Friday,’ and now Rebecca Black is mingling with music’s best at the Grammy Awards. She was spotted on the red carpet in a black dress and sporting red shoes, but the question on most of our minds is, “Why is she there?”
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day was first celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, but the legend of the groundhog’s prognosticating prowess was first established a year later. A group of devoted followers went to Gobbler’s Knob to spread word that the little rodent had special powers to determine the length of the winter. If the furry mascot emerges from its cave only to scamper back in withou