A frightening situation occurred on the practice field Thursday when 18-year-old Columbian Linda Ciecedo collapsed suddenly after grabbing her chest and struggling to breath during a training session.
Like a bad nightmare, American citizens have tried their hardest to move on and forget the worst parts of the 2020 pandemic and the government sanctioned force and coercion that occurred afterwards until the pandemic would officially “end.” For many Americans such as former ESPN reporter Allison Williams however, the unfair decisions of large corporations such as ESPN owner Disney continue to impact them still.
Former member of the Penn women’s swim team, Paula Scanlan, testified this week before the House Judiciary Subcommittee where she described the treatment she received as a student athlete as she was forced to change in the same locker room as Will Thomas, most commonly known as “Lia,” who is a biological male who convinced the school he could participate on the all-female women’s swim team.
During a recent interview with Elle magazine, viral LSU Gymnast Olivia Dunne discussed some recent incidents in which she felt her fame and popularity put her in several potentially dangerous situations which forced her to miss classes.
In sports, nothing ignites the passions of fans quite like a spectacular comeback. I mean, who doesn’t love a underdog story? It’s the ultimate affirmation of the never-say-die spirit, a testament to the sheer determination and resilience of athletes. Let’s revisit the five most extraordinary comeback stories in the history of professional sports.
Retired NASCAR driver and legend of the sport, Dale Earnhardt Jr., has spoken out on the drama that occurred on the track between racers Denny Hamlin and Kyle Larson at Pocono Raceway. Like most fans who watched, he also agrees that what Hamlin did by causing Larson to wreck was crossing a line.
While speaking at Chapter Leaders Summit hosted by Turning Point USA, a grassroots conservative organization whose mission is to mobilize young conservatives to get involved in campus politics and educate students on conservative values, UFC star Colby Covington took a moment during the Q&A portion to speak out and issue a call to action to the young activists in the audience to continue defending American ideals.
The viral video of two women fighting inside of the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas has finally had one major mystery solved at least, as it has been identified that the woman responsible for instigating the physical altercation against 24-year-old OnlyFans model, Danielle Pertusiello, is in fact a senior executive for Lobos 1707, a tequila company which is owned by basketball star LeBron James.
Does retired UFC Hall of Famer Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone think he has what it takes to fight controversial social media figure and former kickboxing world champion Andrew Tate? It sure seems like it.
When we tune into the world of professional sports, it’s often for the thrill of the game, the shared camaraderie, and the awe-inspiring feats of athletes who push the boundaries of human potential. Yet, behind the dazzle of the stadium lights and the roars of the crowd, there’s another narrative that occasionally unfolds, capturing the world’s attention in a dramatically different way. Welcome to the underbelly of professional sports—the scandals, the controversies, and the incidents that shocked us, disappointed us, and forever changed the way we look at these athletes.