Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

Olympics Snafu Sees U.S. Champion Curlers Receive The Wrong Medals

It was an Olympic snafu. Literally. Games officials in Pyeongchang, South Korea, inadvertently handed out the wrong medals to the U.S. men’s team champion curlers on Saturday morning, reports The Associated Press. But when athletes Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George and John Shuster came to receive their medals, all but Landsteiner were […]


USA has 2 medals, but Norway is dominating the count

Sunday’s medals While the United States had just the one gold and one silver going into Sunday, they did some work to catch up in the medal counts. The figure skating team event ended with the United States in third, adding a bronze medal to their total. They finished behind the Olympic Athletes of Russia […]


Olympics 2018: TV listings, streaming info, medals, and what to watch on Friday, February 9

Sure, the Winter Olympics got underway on Thursday. But Friday, Pyeongyang, South Korea, officially introduced the 2018 edition of the games with the opening ceremony. NBC will broadcast the opening ceremony at 8 p.m. ET, 14 or so hours after they actually began. From a television standpoint, that’s the only event you’ll have an opportunity […]


Michael Phelps Wears All 23 Gold Medals On Sports Illustrated Cover

Michael Phelps is considered the greatest Olympic athlete of all time, and Sports Illustrated’s latest issue shows why. Phelps appeared on his 12th cover for the magazine wearing all 23 Olympic gold medals for the first time (he left the five non-gold medals at home, it seems). The most decorated Olympic athlete in history sat […]


For Obama, It's The Last Of His Greats: 21 Awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom

For the final time in his presidency, Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, to 21 recipients at the White House on Tuesday.  Honorees included entertainers Tom Hanks and Diana Ross, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, scientist Margaret Hamilton, and athletes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and (a crying) […]