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Simone Biles Explains Gymnastics Hiatus: “A Break Is Needed”

Simone Biles Explains Gymnastics Hiatus: “A Break Is Needed”

Five-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles is still adamant about taking a year-long break from competitive gymnastics. The 19-year-old athlete from Boston, who brought home 4 golds after the recently concluded Rio Olympics, explains her reason for taking some much-needed time off on “Good Morning America” today: “To travel and train, there’s just like no way […]

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Conor McGregor Bought BMWs For His Entire Family, Says Dad

Conor McGregor Bought BMWs For His Entire Family, Says Dad

Conor McGregor is actually quite very generous, according to his father, Tony McGregor, who spoke with The Independent in Ireland. According to the UFC champ’s dad, Conor surprised the family with a fleet of BMW 5 Series cars back in 2005. Tony told the publication: “He came home from an American trip last year, and […]

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Cris “Cyborg” Justino Calls Ronda Rousey “Weak” For Having Suicidal Thoughts

Cris “Cyborg” Justino Calls Ronda Rousey “Weak” For Having Suicidal Thoughts

Ronda Rousey is still getting mixed reactions from her shocking revelation that she had suicidal thoughts after her sad UFC fight with Holly Holm. We already heard that Holm thinks Rousey will be “stronger mentally” from it, and now it seems Cris “Cyborg” Justino has pretty much the same opinion… Only, she stated it in a […]

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Conor McGregor To Nate Diaz: “I Will See You Again”

Conor McGregor To Nate Diaz: “I Will See You Again”

Looks like Conor McGregor is already looking forward to a rematch. After losing to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 over the weekend, CM is not feeling too down. Sure, as he said, “sh*t happens,” but he’ll definitely be back to avenge himself. He went on Instagram recently (and made sure he sends the message to the right […]

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Ronda Rousey Reveals History Of Suicide In Family

Ronda Rousey Reveals History Of Suicide In Family

Ronda Rousey wasn’t playing with words when she admitted that she had suicidal thoughts after her shocking loss to Holly Holm. In fact, the (former) UFC champ says she knows the seriousness of suicide–because someone close to her had taken their life, too. In an ambush interview with TMZ, Rousey says suicide is “something real people are […]

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Holly Holm On Ronda Rousey’s Suicidal Thoughts Post-Fight: “She’ll Be Stronger Mentally From It”

Holly Holm On Ronda Rousey’s Suicidal Thoughts Post-Fight: “She’ll Be Stronger Mentally From It”

You may remember that before 2015 ended, UFC ultimate fighter Ronda Rousey shocked everyone when she was defeated by Holly Holms. This year, we were even more shocked after hearing from Rousey herself how she actually reacted to her devastating loss. In an emotional interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the fighter said, “Honestly … I was […]

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Shaq Beatboxes Grammy-Nominated Song With Drake (Video)

Shaq Beatboxes Grammy-Nominated Song With Drake (Video)

Who knew that NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal has a talent in beatboxing? Well, now we do. Before the game in Toronto during the NBA All-Star Weekend, Shaq joined forces with Drake and sampled in the Grammy-nominated track, “Back to Back,” and it sounds pretty awesome. Shaq started to beatbox the beginning of the song, which […]

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Peyton Manning Admits He Hasn’t Slept Since Super Bowl Win

Peyton Manning Admits He Hasn’t Slept Since Super Bowl Win

Peyton Manning is still riding high on adrenaline. The Denver Broncos quarterback went on a live interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday, hours following his team’s fantastic win against the Carolina Panthers at 24-10 in the Super Bowl 50 (something Donald Trump had predicted last week). When asked by the interviewer if he […]

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Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Undergoing More Hand Surgery, Shares Instagram Pic (Photo)

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Undergoing More Hand Surgery, Shares Instagram Pic (Photo)

It looks like the New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is having more hand surgery. Nevertheless, the football star is in high spirits. JPP needs the follow up surgeries to repair the damage to his hand caused by the fireworks accident at last year’s 4th of July weekend. It had left him with only parts of […]

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Lakers’ Nick Young On Planning Wedding With Iggy Azalea: “It’s A Nightmare”

Lakers’ Nick Young On Planning Wedding With Iggy Azalea: “It’s A Nightmare”

In a recent interview with Billboard, Nick says working on an NBA season and an album (respectively), and a wedding with “Fancy” singer Iggy Azalea on the way, it’s just not that easy. In fact, he says it’s “a nightmare.” ”I think we should go to the courthouse,” the basketball star joked. “It’s tough, it takes a […]

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Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan Dating Meghan Trainor?

Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan Dating Meghan Trainor?

It seems DeAndre Jordan is all about that bass. In Saturday’s game, the L.A Clippers started the year right with an outstanding win of 133-99 score against the Philadelphia 76ers, with Jordan showing dominance when he registered a double-double of 22 points and 13 rebounds. After the Clippers’ celebratory dinner for their win against the […]

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CM Punk Confirmed To Appear In “UFC 2”

CM Punk Confirmed To Appear In “UFC 2”

  We know you’ve already heard that WWE Champion Phil “CM Punk” Brooks would be fighting for the UFC in 2016, but it seems we would be seeing him in a video game first. According to EA, Books would be starring as a playable fighter in their upcoming game, “UFC 2,” the sequel to their […]

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Chris Paul and Kevin Hart Take 300 Kids On Toy Shopping Spree

Chris Paul and Kevin Hart Take 300 Kids On Toy Shopping Spree

Chris Paul took a break from his basketball duties and got into the holiday spirit with Kevin Hart by offering to make children happy. The LA Clippers guard and comedic actor were having their 2nd annual Holiday Takeover event at a Target store in Los Angeles, where they benefit kids from several local youth organizations […]

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Nate Diaz Wants To Fight Conor McGregor Tonight, Next Week Whenever

Nate Diaz Wants To Fight Conor McGregor Tonight, Next Week Whenever

Not to be too eager, but Nate Diaz is requesting Conor McGregor to fight with him in the cage as soon as possible. In his expletive-filled post-fight interview with Joe Rogan in the ring after beating Michael Johnson, as well as at the post-fight press con, Diaz ranted and talked about Conor McGregor. According to […]

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NBA Star Delivers Own Baby In Bathroom

NBA Star Delivers Own Baby In Bathroom

You’ll never guess which NBA star took the role of the OB-GYN on Wednesday! Iman Shumpert did the unexpected when his R&B singer fiancée Teyana Taylor unexpectedly gave birth right in their home. Apparently, she had no idea she was in labor until she literally felt the baby’s head crowning at around 6 in the […]

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