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Leslie Jones & Adam Rippon Team Up for Hilarious Commentary

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, watch your backs! There's an even funnier figure-skating commentary team in town, and it's none other than SNL comedienne Leslie Jones and American men's figure skater Adam Rippon. On Monday night, Rippon surprised Jones in the NBC studio, then sat down with her and...
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Chicago TV Station Confuses P.F. Chang's and Pyeongchang

A TV station in Chicago accidentally confused Pyeongchang (the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics) and P.F. Chang’s (the restaurant) in a news graphic over the weekend. A spokesperson for WLS-TV has since apologized and told the Chicago Tribune that the graphic was intended to be used in a satirical...
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USA Olympian Mirai Nagasu

Skater Mirai Nagasu Lands Record-Making Triple Axel at the Olympics

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu has done it again, landing the rare and incredibly difficult triple axel — this time while competing in the Winter Olympics. The feat makes her the first U.S. female figure skater to land the jump during an Olympic competition. Completing the triple axel at the start of...
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The 10 Best & Worst Winter Olympic Events

Now that the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are underway, Deadspin took the liberty of ranking all 102 medal events. Below are its picks for the 10 best and worst events; click on the link for all 102, as well as descriptions of each: Best Snowboarding - Men’s Halfpipe Alpine Skiing - Women’s Slalom...
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Olympics Tonga Opening Ceremony

Topless Tongan at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Rememeber this guy from the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio??? The weather was below freezing in Pyeongchang, South Korea, early Friday for the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, but things heated up fast when Tongan flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua arrived without his shirt on...
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