7 Pairs of Siblings Ready to Dominate the Summer Olympics
It’s not uncommon for two siblings to excel at the same sport growing up, and for some select few that excellence can translate into Olympic success.
14-Year-Old Andy Zhang to Make History As Youngest Golfer Ever in US Open
Fourteen-year-old Andy Zhang, of Bradenton, Florida, will make history when he becomes the youngest golfer ever to compete at a US Open tournament.
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.
The 5 Sports Stadiums with the Wackiest Attractions
Owners of sports franchises are always trying to find new ways to lure people to the game. Comerica Park in Detroit, for example, has both a carousel and a Ferris wheel to entertain young fans who might not be able to — or willing to — sit through an entire nine-inning game.
‘John Carter’ and 15 of the Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
After a couple poor weekends out of the gate, ‘John Carter’ is poised to become one of the worst movie investments in history. Analysts expect the Walt Disney Co. to take a $165 million loss that will earn it the indignity cast upon forgettable films like ‘Ishtar’ and ‘Howard the Duck.’ A variety of reasons for the movie’s poor performance have been floated — from casting to plot to promotion. Wha
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
Ouch! Kim Kardashian Replaced By a Dog In Skechers Super Bowl Ad
Kim Kardashian was all set to appear in a sexy Super Bowl commercial for Skechers. But then, the shoe company had second thoughts about using the reality TV star, and have rewritten Kardashian’s role instead for…a French bulldog.
Miraculous Accident Allows Paralympic Cyclist to Walk Again [VIDEO]
Normally it’s an accident that causes permanent limb damage and changes the course of an athlete’s career. But for paralympian Monique va der Vorst, the opposite proved to be true. The paralympic cyclist and two-time silver medalist recently got into an accident and found herself left with a bit of a surprise — after 14 years of living in a wheelchair, she could suddenly walk again.
IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies in Fiery Pileup [PHOTO, VIDEO]
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed on Sunday after his car collided with others during the IndyCar Series season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His death was pronounced approximately two hours after he was airlifted to University Medical Center.
Woman Gives Birth Shortly After Finishing Marathon
Amber Miller finished the Chicago Marathon three hours off her pace on Sunday, clocking in at six hours and 25 minutes. But there’s a good explanation for why.
Tom Cruise Drives 181 MPH in a Race Car, Called ‘The Real Deal’
This was no movie stunt. Tom Cruise got to test drive a race car at a track in California this week, where the actor did 24 laps in the Red Bull F1 car. Former driver and 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard instructed the ‘Days of Thunder’ star before he let Cruise take hold of the wheel of the 850-horsepower car, reaching speeds of 181 mph.