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It would be foolish to deny that Usain Bolt is a sports phenom. The Jamaican track star holds the title of the fastest man in the world, grabbed two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London, and is never shy about showcasing his self-confidence. The fact that Bolt can command the attention of a […]

After crushing the competition at the London Olympics and pretty much jogging to a world record, Usain Bolt got his Muhammad Ali on and dropped eleven carefully placed word together in a single breathe that is sure to get everybody talking about the fastest man in the world. “I’m now a legend. I’m also the […]

Gabby Douglas is the youngster that’s been garnering the brunt of headlines for her Olympic feats, but boxer Claressa Shields is another teen deserving of recognition. The Michigan native grabbed the gold medal Thursday (Aug. 9) in a 19-12 victory against Nadezda Torlopova of Russia. At just 17-year-old, Shields dominated her 33-year-old opponent during the bout.  […]

Usain Bolt is the definition of true sportsmanship. The world’s fastest man, who hails from the island of Jamaica, took home a gold medal in the men’s 100m race Sunday (Aug. 5). Bolt stopped an interview to pay homage to Jamaican-American athlete Sanya Richards-Ross on her gold medal win for coming first place in the […]

Let’s get this out of the way right now, this is the most Hip-Hop influenced Olympics in it’s history. With Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps wearing grills and paying homage to Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy respectively; along with Gymnast Gabby Douglas hitting her dougie, who would’ve thought Hip-Hop would take it this […]

NBC has some explaining to do. The network ran a commercial promoting their new show Animal Practice directly after Gabby Douglas had a history-making performance at the summer Olympics. The clip that they chose to run showed a monkey doing gymnastics, which of course upset many viewers, and now the peacock network is claiming that […]

Gabby Douglas has become the pride of the Olympics for winning two gold medals, one with her teammates, and the second for her solo competition, Thursday (July 2). The win, put the 16-year-old in the record books as the first Black woman to snag an individual gymnastics title, and only the fourth U.S. woman to […]

Her dougie isn’t so great, but Gabby Douglas is still an amazing gymnast who can now add another gold medal to her collection. The 16-year-old pretty much killed the Olympic women’s gymnastics individual competition in London, Thursday (Aug. 2). Douglas earned 62.2323 points, beating out Russian competitor Victoria Komova by .057 points. According to reports, […]

Like the good folks over at Grantland stated before their post, let’s be clear that Gabby Douglas is an American hero we are talking about here. She may have the grace of a butterfly placed on top of the finger of a ballerina riding a unicorn, but boy is this a poor excuse for a […]

Gabby Douglas and the women of the U.S. gymnastics team are on cloud nine right now. They won gold medals during the conclusion of the team finals at the Olympics in London, Tuesday (July 31), and were congratulated by none other than President Obama. According a tweet sent out by Douglas, the POTUS phoned the […]