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Idea: New York and Philly Should Share the Olympics

News out of New York this morning is that the city is kinda-maybe-not really interested in making a bid on the 2024 Summer Olympics. Staff […]

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The Olympics May Not Come to Philly, But Philly Owns the Olympics

In news that seems guaranteed to put a third Comcast tower on the Philly skyline in the next 15 years, the company announced that it […]

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PHOTOS: Johnny Weir’s 13 Most Fabulous Olympic Looks

Donning Chanel, dripping in jewels and draped in furs, Johnny Weir looked absolutely stunning at this year’s Olympics, channeling every style icon from Salvador Dalí to  Stanley […]

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Final Tally: Team LGBT Wins Six Medals at Sochi Winter Olympics

The Sochi Winter Olympics have come to a close, leaving Team LGBT with an impressive six medals. Five of those came via Dutch bisexual speed […]

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What Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding Were Really Like in Lillehammer

On January 6, 1994, I got the phone call that I was being sent to Detroit. Something about a figure skater being assaulted. I was […]

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PHOTOS: Equality House Hosts the Gay Olympics

The Equality House — Planting Peace‘s cute rainbow-colored abode just across the street from the horrid Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. — hosted the Gay Olympics […]

Foobooz

Where to Watch the USA Versus Canada Today

The United States plays Canada today at noon in the semifinals of the Olympic Hockey tournament. Here are some spots to consider heading out to […]

The Scene

Comcast Olympic Viewing Party

Tuesday night, Comcast Corporation and EVP David L. Cohen hosted an Olympics viewing reception in the Comcast Center lobby. Comcast and NBCUniversal demonstrated to hundreds […]

Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans (USA) celebrate winning bronze in women's bobsleigh during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Sanki Sliding Center. Photo | Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports
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Meet the Olympic Bronze Medalist from Bucks County

There are two native Philly-area athletes competing in the winter Olympics, by my count. One, Chris Creveling, of Easton, is a speed skater. You haven’t […]

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Out Speed Skater Ireen Wust Wins Third Medal at Sochi Winter Olympics

And then there were four … four medals for Olympic Team Gay, that is.

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Channel 6: Watch Us While You’re Also Watching Channel 10

TV stations know that when another network has what many view as must-see programming — like the Super Bowl or the Olympics — their ratings are going […]

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Out Lesbian Daniela Iraschko-Stolz Wins Medal in Ski-Jumping

Austria’s Daniela Iraschko-Stolz took home the silver medal yesterday in the first-ever women’s Olympic ski-jumping competition. Gay Star News reports:

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Requiem for a Meme: Bob Costas’ Pink Eye

The 2014 Winter Olympics just became a whole lot less entertaining with the announcement that Matt Lauer will replace Bob Costas in the main anchor […]

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PHOTOS: Johnny Weir is Gay, Gay, Gay in Sochi

If flaunting your gayness is illegal in Russia, Johnny Weir must have packed a suitcase full of Get Out of Jail Free cards before heading to […]

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Would Bob Costas Be On TV With Pink Eye If He Were a Woman?

If you haven’t been tuning in to NBC’s Olympics 2014 coverage, then you might now know that veteran Olympics anchor Bob Costas has been showing […]