Olympics

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So, Is Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali From Philly or Jersey?

Last night, Nia Ali took the silver medal in an all-American sweep of the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Brianna Rollins won gold, and Kristi Castlin took […]

City Life

What Simone Manuel’s Gold Medal Comments Say About Race in America

The #blacklivesmatter movement has been no stranger to controversy. In its short existence it has garnered a reputation for being anti-American, a race-baiting organization, and, […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Wawa Went to Rio

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Olympic Gold Medalist’s Brother: “We’re Going Straight to Wawa”

Yesterday, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team obliterated the competition in Rio, winning the team the gold medal for the second consecutive Olympics in a rout. […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: The Magical Avocado Time Machine That Puts an End to Brown Guacamole 

• Today’s genius invention we wish we’d thought of ourselves: The Avocado Time Machine. As you probably know, the flesh of an avocado starts to brown […]

Be Well Philly

What Is Cupping? (And Why Are Olympic Athletes Doing It?)

Finally! Proof my addiction to The Real Housewives franchise isn’t a complete waste of time. Last night, when everyone was wondering WTF those red dots […]

Business

Comcast Will Have All the Olympics You Could Possibly Ever Need — And Then Some

Remember the Olympics? The world’s social and political climate may have shadowed this summer’s grand sporting event, but the games are still happening in less than […]

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City Life

Randall Cunningham’s Daughter Vashti Makes the Olympics

Randall Cunningham’s daughter is going to the Olympics. Over the holiday weekend, Vashti Cunningham finished second in high jump at the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon. […]

City Life

Yes, That’s 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes Studying at Penn Law

Back in 2002, the come-from-nowhere tale of Sarah Hughes to win the ice skating gold medal at the Olympics was one of the biggest sports stories […]

City

Montco Teen Reece Whitley Wins ‘SportsKid of the Year’ Award

We are still 249 days away from the next Summer Olympics. But we already know which local athlete Philadelphians will be rooting to make it […]

City Life

Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley May Be America’s Next Olympic Star

When the grueling pace of kindergarten life overwhelmed him, Reece Whitley would escape to the bathtub. Two hours of soaking soothed his tired mind and […]

City Life

Johnny Weir Shot Secret Gay Film at Sochi Winter Olympics

Apparently Olympic skater—and Quarryville, Pennsylvania native—Johnny Weir was doing more than moderating for NBC (and Instagramming his outlandish outfits) at this year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. Amid all […]

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Australian Olympic Star Ian Thorpe Comes Out

After years of speculation, Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe, 31, announced he was gay (or, “not straight,” as he put it) during a television interview which […]

City Life

Nutter and Comcast Are Olympic Quitters

I love Philadelphia, but I guess it’s not a world-class city after all. The worst part is that it wasn’t a New York Sports fan, a […]

City Life

Philly Won’t Pursue 2024 Olympics

Philly won’t host the 2024 Olympics after all, Fox 29 reports.