The U.S. is lagging behind in the medal count at the 2018 Winter Olympics, sitting in fourth place as of Thursday morning, but at least it’s earning respect for television coverage of the Games. The post U.S. Figure Skating’s Biggest Stars May be Off Ice appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Well, that was a choice. German figure skater Nicole Schott caught the attention of social media during her head-turning free skate at the 2018 Winter Olympics Friday morning in South Korea — and no, not the good kind of attention. The 21-year-old gracefully skated to the score from Schindler's List — Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning 1993 film following [...]
Ever seen a fat guy in a tutu try to streak the Olympics with his wiener tucked firmly in a monkey penis holder? Well, good news... That's how it went down at the Men's 1,000m Speed Skating event in Pyeongchang early Friday morning -- and it…
Here’s a quick look at what has been going on in Pyeongchang and what you should watch out for on Friday. Good morning, Olympics pals of mine. We’ve got some good news and some bad news for Team USA to talk about as we head into the final weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Let’s get the disappointment out of the way first, OK. Show More Summary
Tennell scored a 64.01 in the short program. Update: Bradie Tennell scored 64.01 in her short program skate Tuesday. The Winter Olympics ladies’ figure skating competition begins Tuesday night (Wednesday morning in Pyeongchang), and you won’t have to wait long to see the first competitor representing the United States. Show More Summary
There are plenty of ways to impress the judges at the Winter Olympics, but using a popular TV show is pretty genius. Channeling his best Jamie Lannister, German figure skater Paul Fentz completed his free skate routine Saturday morning...Show More Summary
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The morning after Adam Rippon had climbed a small but significant step to reach the podium and accept the bronze medal he had earned in the Olympic team figure skating event, he remembered a much sadder climb he and teammate Mirai Nagasu had made during the 2014 Games. Rippon missed a spot on the...
Nashville’s brightest star is shining in more ways than one. Things are certainly coming up for P.K. Subban this year. Subban is considered by many to be the face of the NHL in terms of personality, and his on-ice skill is no joke either. Thanks...Show More Summary
U.S. men’s figure skating champion Nathan Chen looked nothing like the jump master he became while enjoying an undefeated season, surprisingly falling twice during his short program Thursday morning in the first phase of the Olympic team event. Conversely, the American husband-and-wife duo of Alexa...
And it’s time for it to go. Last week, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman spoke to media in Florida, stating that the goaltender interference rule was fine as is, but that officials were looking too closely at the tape. However, the NHL may...Show More Summary
Crosby ended up grabbing his equipment and playing with the lone skater
Oprah’s speech had people buzzing, while Jimmy Ma spun to internet fame at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Here are some of the most-searched trends of the week (with data from the Google News Lab). A brighter morning, even during...Show More Summary
Panarin has wasted no time in dominating the scoresheet in Columbus. It’s almost rare nowadays to see the Chicago Blackhawks lose a trade. General manager Stan Bowman is usually quite a mastermind at getting all he can out of deals to...Show More Summary
On Sunday morning 28-year-old Adam Rippon was officially named to the U.S. Winter Olympics figure skating team, despite his disappointing fourth-place finish at the U.S. national championships on Saturday night. Chaos and controversy aside, it was a historic announcement: Rippon is the first openly gay U.S. athlete to ever qualify for the Winter Olympics. Rippon […]
The Bentway is Toronto's answer to NYC's High Line. The Bentway, an expansive new public space under the Gardiner Expressway, officially opens tomorrow morning, with a celebratory skate along a 220-metre, figure-eight shaped loop. The...Show More Summary
The Bruins have gone from ineffective to red hot over their last 20 games. There's getting hot at the right time, and then there's the Boston Bruins that have been on fire for more than half the season. While the Bruins haven't beenShow More Summary
Santa's been all over Uptown this month. He's brunched at Chase Park, skated at Margate Park, and ridden both the train and bus through our part of town multiple times.Now he's making one more appearance, at Klein's Bakery & Cafe, Sunday between 11am and 2pm."Come and meet Santa on Christmas Eve at Klein’s. Show More Summary
Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss have, for the most part, been saved by the Islanders’ spectacular scoring. The New York Islanders should not be in a playoff position if their goaltending numbers are any indication. After a 6-3 lossShow More Summary
Good luck getting past the Devils, or the Penguins, or the Capitals, or the Blue Jackets... It really is a shame that the NHL's playoff system is the way it is at the moment. If trends continue, even a quarter way through the season, a very solid team will likely be left out of the playoffs. Show More Summary