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  • WATCH: Trump honors ‘Miracle on Ice’ hockey players on 40-year anniversary of historic Olympic win

    02/21/2020 3:37:41 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 21, 2020 | Spencer Neale
    Flanked by members of the famed "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team, President Trump celebrated the team's captivating 1980 performance at a campaign rally on Friday. Forty years removed from defeating the Russian hockey team in the semi-finals of the 1980 Olympic Games, Trump honored the U.S. team's historic victory by bringing captain Mike Eruzione and coach Herb Brooks's daughter onstage during a campaign stop in Las Vegas. The team stood behind Trump as the president ran through his stump speech and lashed out at the fake news media. The players wore red Make America Great Again hats and...
  • P.K. Subban and Lindsey Vonn Announce Their Engagement

    08/23/2019 11:20:34 AM PDT · by gr8eman · 126 replies
    SI ^ | 8/23/2019 | Dan Gartland
    Devils defenseman P.K. Subban and former Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn are engaged, the couple confirmed to Vogue...
  • USA Teams Win 2 Gun Gold and Silver at 2019 World Benchrest Championship

    07/21/2019 9:45:59 AM PDT · by 6ppc · 13 replies
    USA Teams Win 2 Gun Gold and Silver at 2019 World Benchrest Championship The 15th World Benchrest Championship was held July 17-21, 2019 at the Rosebud Silhouette and Benchrest Club near Calgary Alberta Canada. Team USA fielded three four man teams. USA Team C won Gold and USA Team A won Silver in the 2 gun grand aggregate. Australia Team A won Bronze. Joel Nader won individual Gold in the 2 gun making him the current World Champion. His .1325 agg in Light Varmint 200 was a WBC World Record and helped him also win Gold in Light Varmint Grand....
  • Megan Kaepernick wins the World Cup and loses a lot of respect

    07/08/2019 3:19:35 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 58 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-08-19 | DrJohn
    Colin Kaepernick has a soul mate in Megan Rapinoe. The two of them could be a pair. Rapinoe announced to the whole world that she would not be singing the national anthem at the games in protest of Donald Trump Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has vowed to continue her national anthem protests while representing the US in next month’s Women’s World Cup — calling it a “good ‘F you'” to the Trump administration. “I’ll probably never put my hand over my heart,” the 33-year-old national co-captain told Yahoo sports.“I’ll probably never sing the national anthem again.” Rapinoe, who already sparked outrage by taking...
  • U.S. Soccer Player Allie Long Drags and Drops American Flag; Kelley O'Hara Jumps in to Save It

    07/08/2019 4:02:16 PM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JULY 8, 2019 | BRIAN MIN
    WATCH: U.S. Soccer Player Allie Long Drags and Drops American Flag; Kelley O'Hara Jumps in to Save It ... After the United States Women’s National Soccer Team’s (USWNT) won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the fourth time, co-captain Megan Rapinoe and midfielder Allie Long can be seen disrespecting the flag. Long dropped the American flag on the ground to do a choreographed celebration with Rapinoe and co-captain Alex Morgan. While posing for the cameras, Long and Rapinoe dragged the American flag with their feet after it was on the ground. Midfielder Kelley O’Hara quickly picked up the flag...
  • U.S. Women’s Soccer Wins World Cup; Co-captain Megan Rapinoe Protests Anthem Again

    07/08/2019 9:29:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/08/2019 | Brian Min
    The United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Sunday. In a match against the Netherlands, the USWNT defeated the Netherlands with a 2-0 victory. The first goal, as a penalty goal, was scored by co-captain Megan Rapinoe and the second by Rose Lavelle. This is the fourth time that the USWNT won the Women’s World Cup, solidifying the U.S.’s position as the country with the most Women’s World Cup victories. The USWNT also became defending champions as it has won in 1991, 1999, 2015, and now 2019. Before the match started, Rapinoe...
  • Women’s player Allie Long tosses U.S. flag to the ground… Steps on it with Megan Rapinoe

    07/08/2019 6:31:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 105 replies
    www.citizenfreepress.com ^ | July 7, 2019 10:13 pm | Kane
    @ALLIE_LONG I understand the excitement of the moment, but please NEVER disrespect the 🇺🇸 flag by dropping it on the ground! pic.twitter.com/OdPJqAP6r4 — Poetic Spaniard (@PoeticSpaniard) July 7, 2019 It appears that Allie Long wanted both hands free so as to better enact a self congratulatory hands in the air salute. This is unacceptable and demonstrates her priorities and lack of understanding on how one treats the flag. Twitter reaction was highly negative… Women’s national soccer team members Allie Long and Megan Rapinoe stepped on an American flag after Long dropped on the ground as they posed for post-game photos...
  • Trump Congratulates U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on Winning the World Cup

    07/07/2019 3:02:16 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 July 2019 | Kristina Wong
    President Trump congratulated the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team for winning the 2019 World Cup against the Netherlands in a tweet on Sunday, despite a dispute with one of its co-captains, Megan Rapinoe. “Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on winning the World Cup! Great and exciting play. America is proud of you all!” he tweeted: Congratulations to 2019 Women’s World Cup Champions @TeamUSA! ⚽️🇺🇸— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) July 7, 2019 First lady Melania Trump also congratulated the team, saying, “Congratulations to 2019 Women’s World Cup Champions”: Congratulations to 2019 Women’s World Cup Champions @TeamUSA! ⚽️🇺🇸— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) July...
  • USA Wins World Cup!!!

    07/07/2019 10:10:10 AM PDT · by scottinoc · 253 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | scottinoc
    USA wins second consecutive world cup with a 2-0 decisive win over the Netherlands.
  • US soccer star Megan Rapinoe says she's 'not going to the f***g White House' if team wins World Cup

    06/26/2019 8:29:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 171 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/26/2019 | Amir Vera
    American women's soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe is not planning to go to the White House if the national team wins the World Cup. A reporter from Eight by Eight, a soccer magazine that looks at the sport and its place in culture, asked Rapinoe if she was excited about going to the White House if her team wins the Women's World Cup. "Psssh, I'm not going to the f*****g White House," she fired back before the reporter finished the question. "No. I'm not going to the White House. We're not gonna be invited. I doubt it." The magazine posted the...
  • U.S. SOCCER STARS EMBARRASS THEMSELVES AT WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

    06/13/2019 7:53:19 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 75 replies
    Powerline ^ | 12 June 2019 | Paul Mirengoff
    Yesterday at the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. defeated Thailand 13-0. The lopsidedness of the result is further proof that the tournament is a second rate sporting event. Soccer is the world’s game, but women’s soccer is not. Not many countries take women’s soccer seriously and, with the possible exception of the U.S., those that do don’t take it nearly as seriously as they take men’s soccer. Hence, mismatches like the U.S.-Thailand farce. There just aren’t enough competent women’s teams in some continents to make up a strong world cup field. At the real World Cup, a mismatch like yesterday’s...
  • Team USA returns to first place in Olympics of high school math

    07/13/2018 10:47:36 AM PDT · by BBell · 52 replies
    The U.S. team won first place for the third time in four years at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) which took place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on July 3-14, 2018, with 116 countries participating. Prior to a fourth place finish in 2017, the U.S. team won first place in 2015 and 2016 in the prestigious international competition. In 2018, the International Mathematical Olympiad brought together the top math students from around the world with 615 student competitors. The six U.S. team members also took home five gold medals and one silver medal for their individual high scores in the competition,...
  • Adam Rippon May Be Getting A Reality Show — Why His “15 Minutes” Aren’t Up

    03/14/2018 7:40:12 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 21 replies
    Red State ^ | March 14th 2018 | Sarah Quinlan
    Adam Rippon is back in the news, this time from rumors that he is producing a reality show with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. The news is likely to ruffle some feathers, as Rippon has become a polarizing figure — perhaps unfairly. Rippon, 28, is a 2018 Winter Olympics athlete and medalist. He received significant attention for being one of the first openly gay athletes to represent Team USA at a Winter Olympics and the first openly gay male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics. But throughout the Olympics, it seemed as though Rippon made headlines just...
  • USA curling’s 'Miracurl on Ice' gold-medal win goes viral

    02/24/2018 2:33:02 PM PST · by ak267 · 41 replies
    Newsday ^ | 2-24-2018 | Neil Best
    When it ended with the United States’ first gold in the sport at about 4:15 a.m. Eastern (6:15 p.m. in Korea), more than 77,000 people were streaming the event through NBC’s Olympics website. How many were watching on television on NBCSN? It ended so late that data will not be available until Sunday for the 3 to 4:15 a.m. ET portion of the telecast. But an average of 1.58 million viewers were watching from 1:30 to 3 a.m., a remarkable figure given the hour, the sport and the channel.
  • TEAM USA Women's Hockey Wins GOLD!

    02/21/2018 11:13:27 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 34 replies
    YAY! :) This was the only event I've watched in full so far at the Olympics and it was SOOOOOOOOO WORTH IT! Went to overtime and then they won in the shootout.
  • How America Can Make a Medal Comeback in Pyeongchang

    02/18/2018 5:58:26 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 58 replies
    NBC New York ^ | February 18, 2018 | Chris Blake
    The United States has won at least 25 Winter Olympic medals at each of the last four Games. With one week to go in Pyeongchang, the Americans have visited the podium just 10 times and are on pace to post their lowest medal count at Winter Games since 1998. After winning 13 medals each at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics and 1998 Nagano Olympics, Team USA medal totals at Olympic Winter Games increased exponentially. First, it was 34 trips to the podium in 2002 at Salt Lake City. Then, 25 medals at Turin in 2006. A record 37 Winter Olympic medals...
  • Gus Kenworthy's tiny kiss with his boyfriend is sort of a big deal

    02/18/2018 5:18:14 AM PST · by central_va · 75 replies
    yahoo sports ^ | 2/18/18 | Jeff Passan
    As he prepared for his slopestyle skiing run at the PyeongChang Games on Sunday morning, Gus Kenworthy shared a kiss with his boyfriend, Matt Wilkas, that NBC broadcast during its coverage throughout the United States.
  • Even without gold, Adam Rippon is an Olympic champion

    02/17/2018 8:53:09 AM PST · by libh8er · 129 replies
    Outsports: Courage is Contagious ^ | 2.16.2018 | Cyd Zeigler
    If ever there was a true Olympic champion, it’s Adam Rippon. As the figure skater glided across the ice after his free skate, his final bow in his first and last Olympics, he did so with no gold medal. Yet Rippon did something more. The Olympic Creed itself deems it so. The Creed is an expression of value for the entire Olympic movement that, since it was first uttered over a hundred years ago, has guided the Games and its athletes. “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part,” the Olympic Creed...
  • IOC Demands Removal Of Statue Of Liberty From USA Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks

    02/13/2018 12:06:48 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 14 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | February 13, 2018 | Brian Anderson
    <p>Well this is certainly dumb. The International Olympic Committee wants two members of the USA Women’s Ice Hockey Team to remove images of the Statue of Liberty from their goalie masks. Why? Apparently it’s a little too political for the IOC, which is the one of the most political (and corrupt) organizations around. This is kind of like Planned Parenthood being upset that someone has an extremist position or the Democratic Party complaining that a group is too full of shit. Oh wait, both of those things happen all the time.</p>
  • Olympics: USA gets 1st Gold Medal!

    02/10/2018 7:00:39 PM PST · by hoagy62 · 46 replies
    Olympic.org | Hoagy62
    17-year-old Red Gerard from Silverthorn, CO wins the Men's Snowboarding Slopestyle.