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Serena Williams' Baby Alexis Already Plays Tennis Better Than You, Based On This Cute Video

By Tara Martinez
Serena Williams’ daughter Alexis is just a few months shy of her second birthday. But the tiny tot is already showing signs of following in her famous mother’s footsteps. In a recent video shared on Instagram, Williams gave fans a glimpse of what…

Simone Biles Revealed How Therapy Has Helped Support Her Through Her Ups & Downs

By Annakeara Stinson
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is awe-inspiring, to say the least. The 21-year-old athlete won a record-breaking four titles at the World Gymnastics Championship this year (while battling kidney stones, BTW), and she was recently named as ESPN The…

Simone Biles Powered Through A Kidney Stone To Score Big At The World Championships

By Annakeara Stinson
Professional athletes are another breed of human, IMO. I truly can't comprehend the dedication and stamina it must take to compete in any kind of world class athletic environment. So when I heard about Simone Biles' kidney stone at the 2018 World…

The Ex-President Of USA Gymnastics Has Been Arrested In Sexual Abuse Scandal

By Shelby Black
The story of the sexual abuse of young gymnasts by former USA Gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar is one of the most upsetting stories in an already upsetting year. But it's not over. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Steve Penny was arrested for allegedly tampering…

Simone Biles Paid A Beautiful Tribute To The Other Survivors Of Larry Nassar's Abuse

By Shelby Black
On Sunday, Aug. 19, Simone Biles wowed audiences yet again through her impressive performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. Not only did she make history by clinching her fifth national title, but her outfit choice also spoke volumes. In…

US Gymnasts Simone Biles & Ashton Locklear Shared Moving Words About Surviving Abuse

By Lilli Petersen
The USA Gymnastics scandal is one of the most awful, troubling, and downright heartbreaking sports scandals that America has been subject to, period. After it was revealed that Team USA doctor Larry Nassar had been using his position to sexually…

This Olympic Gymnast's Form Of Self-Care Is Seriously Relatable — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Svokos
During the 2016 Summer Olympics, Laurie Hernandez won America's hearts with her bubbly personality and epic beam skills, and she went home with a gold in the team competition and silver on the balance beam. The gymnast was 16 years old at the time,…

This 'Bachelorette' Contestant Dated A Famous Olympic Athlete, So Get Ready For Drama

By Kristen Perrone
Forget the software salesmen and personal trainers of past Bachelorette seasons. Season 14's popular career of choice appears to be NFL player, with both Colton Underwood and Clay Harbor representing the professional sport on the show. It ought to…

McKayla Maroney Made A Big Statement In Her First Public Appearance Since The Nassar Trial

By Alexandra Svokos
On Tuesday, April 17, Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney made her first public appearance since coming forward as a victim of the abuse of disgraced former athletic doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney spoke at the New York Society for the Prevention of…

The Head Of U.S. Olympics Resigned After The Larry Nassar Case

By Alexandra Svokos
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, it was announced that Scott Blackmun resigned from the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). The announcement came from the USOC days after the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics ended and about a month after disgraced USA Gymnastics…

Olympians Jamie Anderson & Tyler Nicholson Are Dating & They're Incredibly Cute

By Elana Rubin
The Olympics are the highest level of competition for an athlete, in which they compete among the best of the best for worldwide recognition. They train all their lives to get to this one point, bringing family and friends to witness hours of sweat,…

Simone Biles Explained Why She Didn't Go To The Nassar Case & It's So Important

By Alexandra Svokos
On Wednesday, Jan. 31, a week after disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison on sexual criminal conduct charges, Olympian Simone Biles spoke to the media about her experience both with Nassar and…

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Made A Major Donation For Gymnasts & I'm Crying

By Alexandra Svokos
On Sunday, Jan. 28, it was announced that Chrissy Teigen and John Legend donated to Time's Up, the new legal defense fund created following the #MeToo movement. But it wasn't the donation itself that got people interested, especially given that this…

Olympian Jamie Anderson Uses Crystals To Prep For The Slopes & We Can Relate — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Snowboarders typically have a reputation for being super chill people. They "shred" the slopes, and their moves are described as "gnarly" or "wicked." But there's one athlete who takes the word "chill" to totally new levels: Olympic snowboarder…

This Senator Is Trying To Do Something About The Gymnastics Abuse Case

By Alexandra Svokos
On Wednesday, Jan. 24, just hours after disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in jail for criminal sexual conduct, Senator Jeanne Shaheen called for an investigation on USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee…

Simone Biles Responded To Nassar's Sentencing & Her Message Is So Important

By Alexandra Svokos
On Wednesday, Jan. 24, disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison as over 140 women accused him of abuse. A few hours after the sentencing was announced, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles responded to Nassar's…

How You Can Support The Women Standing Up To A Gymnastic Doctor's Abuse

By Alexandra Svokos
Throughout the week of Jan. 16, women have been coming forward one by one in a Michigan court to confront Larry Nassar for sexually abusing them. Over 100 women are expected to speak before the end of the week, according to ESPN. This is all part of…

Olympic Athletes Don't Get Paid For Competing In The Olympics, But It's Complicated

By Hannah Golden
The Winter Olympics are only a few short weeks away. And while the rest of us can sit back, relax, and wait for the games to begin, most athletes don't have that luxury — especially if it's their livelihood. If you're asking yourself, Do Olympic…

Simone Biles Shares Her #MeToo Story: "I Will Not & Should Not Carry The Guilt"

By Alexandra Svokos
In a message posted to her Instagram and Twitter on Monday, Jan. 15, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles claimed gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused her. Biles joins the over 130 women and girls who have accused Nassar of abuse in his capacity as a…

11 Best Clapbacks Of 2017 To Give You Life Before Starting The New Year

By Kelli Boyle
We've finally made it, guys. 2017 is mercifully coming to a close. To say this year has been a headache would be a goddamn understatement. To say it was difficult is just beginning to hit the nail on the head. I honestly can't even think of one word…

Gabby Douglas Claims Gymnastics Doctor Abused Her, Too, In Apology Note To Teammates

By Alexandra Svokos
In an apology note to her teammates and fans posted on Instagram on Tuesday, Nov. 21, Olympian Gabby Douglas claimed gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused her. She is the third member of the Fierce Five — the U.S. women's gymnastics teams from the…

Gabby Douglas Apologizes For Sexual Assault Comments After Simone Biles Calls Her Out

By Collette Reitz
As the sexual harassment and assault allegations continue to stream out of Hollywood, accounts of similar situations are also coming out of other industries. Gymnast Aly Raisman recently opened up, claiming that gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar…

5 Halloween Costumes For Anyone Who Just Wants To Wear Athleisure All Day, Every Day

By Georgina Berbari
Having had a swimmer as a college roommate, in addition to a brother who's played basketball for most of his life, I know that athletes pretty much live and breathe in nothing but athleisure clothing. And, TBH, I can't say I even blame them. I…

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Watch The 2017 Teen Choice Awards

By Becky Wandel
It's finally on its way. Wondering how to watch the 2017 Teen Choice Awards this Sunday, August 13? The two-hour live event honoring the year's top moments in television, film, music and more will air on FOX at 8 p.m. EST. Leading the film category…

2017 BET Awards: Here's How To Watch And Live Stream The Show

By Laura Rizzo
The 17th Annual BET Awards will air Sunday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET on BET. This award show seems to get bigger each year, and 2017 is no exception! The entire show will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Saturday Night Live's Leslie…

Olympic Champ Laurie Hernandez Talks Fame, 'DWTS,' And What's Next – EXCLUSIVE

By Mary Kate Hoban
It's hard to believe it's been almost a whole year since the U.S. women's gymnastics team, aka the Final Five, dominated the Summer Olympics, earning a record-breaking total of nine medals and stealing America's heart in the meantime. This time…

10 Celebrity Tattoos To Inspire Your Next Piece Of Ink

By Jamie LeeLo
Suns out, tats out! That's the saying right? Something about the seasons changing always inspires me to switch up my look in a drastic way, and rather than shaving my head or getting something pierced, this time, I'm in the mood for some ink. When…

Simone Biles Responds To Shocking 'DWTS' Elimination After Flawless Performance

By Mary Kate Hoban
Monday night's "Dancing with the Stars" ended in shock after Simone Biles and her partner, Sasha Farber, were eliminated from competition. The night was going perfect for the 20-year-old gymnast up until the very end. She and Farber earned their…

Simone Biles' Emotional 'Dancing With The Stars' Routine Will Make You Bawl

By Amanda Fama
Simone Biles showed us a side of her we haven't seen before during a highly-emotional episode of "Dancing With The Stars." During the episode — which honored the series' "Most Memorable Year" week — contestants let their guards down and spoke about…

Simone Biles Says 'DWTS' Is Harder Than Olympic Training, Still Steals The Show

By Adam Silvers
Monday night, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles made her debut on the premiere of season 24 of "Dancing with the Stars." Alongside the likes of "Bachelor" Nick Viall, NFL running back Rashad Jennings and Mr. T, the 20-year-old gold medalist took to the…

Simone Biles DGAF About 'The Bachelor,' So 'DWTS' Might Get Awkward

By Amanda Fama
Simone Biles is a busy woman nowadays. You'd think the 19-year-old gymnast would take a breather after winning four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but she's just getting revved up. The only difference is she's gearing up for the dance…

'Bachelor' Nick Viall Will Be On 'DWTS,' Proves Reality TV Is His One True Love

By Anna Menta
If you thought you'd finally be free of seeing Nick Viall's face after the season finale of "The Bachelor," think again: He's just been confirmed for "Dancing with the Stars." Yep, according to Us Weekly, the 36-year-old current Bachelor is…

Aly Raisman And Simone Biles Look Incredible In Sports Illustrated Bikini Pics

By Adam Silvers
I live in the greater New York City area, and when I woke up this morning, I couldn't even feel my toes. It's been ridiculously cold in much of the Northeast recently, but I have some news that will not only thaw you out, but get you sweating in…

Justin Bieber And Adderall: Hollywood’s Unspoken Addiction Problem

By Eitan Levine
While Adderall use on college campuses across the US is widely known, the Schedule II-prescription-drug-turned-party-culture-staple has its grip on another major cultural subset you probably never realized: Hollywood. It's no surprise Adderall has…

The Most Googled Celebs Of 2016 Will Remind You What A Strange Year It Was

By Eitan Levine
Being the most Googled celebrity in 2016 is like being voted the best at punching old people in the dicks. Sure, it's an accomplishment, I guess, but you'd have to be a real d-bag to be proud of the achievements that led to you being given this…

Simone Biles And Aly Raisman On Olympic Rules They Want Changed By Tokyo 2020

By Alexandra Svokos
Simone Biles and Aly Raisman definitely want to compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. But first, they'll need a lot of rest. The Olympic gymnasts spent Tuesday morning at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx, where they taught over 100…

Simone Biles Is Totally Over Zac Efron In This Sexy New Music Video

By Robert Anthony
It might be too late for Zac Efron to finally confess his love for Simone Biles. The 19-year-old Olympic gold medallist is starring in a new music video where things heat up pretty quickly. In other words, Biles is showing off her sexiness... and…

You Never Have To Stop Eating Instant Ramen – The World's Best Young Chef Says So

By Melissa Kravitz
A man checking into a four-star hotel with a roll of knives in his suitcase may be cause for alarm in many cases, but not this week. Twenty chefs from 20 regions around the world ventured to Milan along with their mentors, a panel of judges and…

Chick Magnet Zac Efron Was The Best Wingman Ever For Chance The Rapper

By Adam Silvers
Zac Efron, 28, has come a long way since getting his big breakthrough in "High School Musical" in 2006. Now, the incredibly handsome Efron is collaborating with names like The Rock, Seth Rogen and Robert De Niro. And in addition to working with some…

The 13 Emotionally Exhausting Stages Of Picking Out Your Halloween Costume

By Kara Durst
Let's be honest: The minute Labor Day ends, Halloween is in your face like french fries on a diet. Pumpkin patches are all the rage, and that one Halloween costume store has opened its doors. Some nightmare people are totally chill with just buying…

President Obama Trying To Do Splits With The Final Five Will Give You Life

By Talia Koren
The White House was swarming with US Olympians and Paralympians on Thursday for a special ceremony to honor their achievements at the Rio Olympics this summer. Yup, our beloved Final Five were there too, and they had the time of their lives. Simone…

Simone Biles Got Real About What Her Dream Date With Zac Efron Would Be Like

By Robert Anthony
No one is having a better year than Simone Biles, that's for sure. Following her triumphant victories in Rio, Simone has been busy hanging out with godlike superstars such as Beyoncé, chatting it up with talk show hosts like Ellen DeGeneres and…

Simone Biles Finally Speaks Out About Her Leaked Drug-Testing Documents

By Robert Anthony
Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles is speaking out after Russian hackers leaked her confidential drug-testing documents. The hacker group, known as Fancy Bear, reportedly broke into the World Anti-Doping Agency database where they were able to…

Russian Hackers Leak Documents Showing Simone Biles' Drug Use

By Adam Silvers
In an apparent attempt to prove American athletes are a bunch of cheaters, a group of Russian hackers reportedly managed to get their hands on the confidential medical records of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, tennis star Serena Williams and…

Michael Phelps Performed An Eminem Song On Live TV And Phelps-Faced So Hard

By Amanda Fama
Just when we thought Michael Phelps couldn't get any cooler, he proved us all wrong and performed an Eminem song on live TV on Sunday night. Is there anything you can't do, Michael?! The Olympic medalist showcased an unknown knack for "rapping"…

Gold Medal Athlete Says Brands Won't Sponsor Her Because She Can't Wear Shoes

By Alexandra Svokos
Paralympic star Hannah Cockroft said she is being discriminated against by major sporting brands. Cockroft, who is 24 and competes for Great Britain, has cerebral palsy and races in a wheelchair. So when she's competing, she does not wear…

Channing Tatum Proves He's Literally Simone Biles' Biggest Fan On 'Ellen'

By Anna Menta
Zac Efron and Kim Kardashian ain't got nothing on Channing Tatum, who just proved he is truly Simone Biles' biggest fan. On Tuesday, the 36-year-old "Magic Mike" actor stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on the same day 19-year-old Olympic gold…

Simone Biles Is Taking A Year Off To 'Live In The Moment' And Chill Out

By Talia Koren
It's been a busy few months for Olympic champion Simone Biles. After taking home a bunch of medals and celebrating non-stop as soon as she got back from Rio, the 19-year-old plans on taking a year off of competing. She told Sports Illustrated, I…

Simone Biles Started A Twitter Movement To Make The Final Five 'SNL' Hosts

By Joseph Milord
There's nothing final about the Final Five's stay in the limelight — not if Simone Biles can help it. On Wednesday, the 19-year-old gymnast started a Twitter campaign to get her and her gold medal-winning teammates out to Rockefeller Center for a…

Gabby Douglas Finally Explains Why She Spent The VMAs In The Hospital

By Joseph Milord
Gabby Douglas could not join the rest of the Final Five at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. Now, we know why. The three-time Olympic gold medalist posted a photo on Instagram with an explanation that read, Hey guys! Just wanted to let you know that…