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Olympic snowboarding king Shaun White lost to a kid they call the "I-Pod" and finished fourth in the halfpipe Tuesday, making for a shocker in Sochi.

That's right, he didn't even win a medal in the event he dominated and won gold in during the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. White finished fourth.

Shaun White Falls, Fails to Medal in Sochi
Shaun White's fall at the 2014 Olympic winter games in Sochi meant he didn't earn a medal in the halfpipe, an Olympic shocker.
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Shaun White Loses at Olympics

1. Shaun White Loses at Olympics

Shaun White's fall at the 2014 Olympic winter games in Sochi meant he didn't earn a medal in the halfpipe, an Olympic shocker.


Shaun White Fall at Olympics

2. Shaun White Fall at Olympics

Snowboarding king Shaun White falls at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi and fails to earn any medal in the halfpipe.


Shaun White Falls at Olympics

3. Shaun White Falls at Olympics

Snowboarding god Shaun White falls at the 2014 Olympic winter games in Sochi and fails to medal in the halfpipe.


Shaun White Halfpipe Attempt at Olympics

4. Shaun White Halfpipe Attempt at Olympics

Shaun White's quest for gold unraveled during his final halfpipe run at the 2014 Olympic winter games in Sochi.


The 27-year-old American, who opted out of the Olympic slopestyle debut, put all his chips in the halfpipe, where he hoped to win a third straight gold.

Iouri Podladtchikov, a.k.a. "I-Pod" and the Russian-born inventor of the "YOLO" trick that White could not master, took first place in a mammoth upset.

The Japanese pair of Ayumu Hirano and Taku Hiraoka won silver and bronze, as the Americans were shockingly shut out on the halfpipe for the first time.

I-Pod's "YOLO" stunt, which stands for You Only Live Once, set the bar high for White, who has previously owned the halfpipe to a ridiculous extent.

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NBA legend Michael Jordan and his second wife, Yvette Prieto, welcomed the birth of identical twin baby daughters in Florida on Sunday, February 9.

Estee Portnoy, MJ’s spokeswoman, confirmed the births of Victoria and Ysabel, who are Yvette's first two children and His Airness' fourth and fifth.

“Yvette Jordan and the babies are doing well and the family is overjoyed at their arrival,” Portnoy said in a statement regarding the joyous news.

Jordan and Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American former model, dated for a number of years before he proposed in December 2011 and they wed in April 2013.

Word of Jordan's wife's pregnancy first surfaced last November.

The six-time NBA champion and his first wife, Juanita, divorced in 2006 after 17 years. They have three grown children in Jeffrey (25), Marcus (23) and Jasmine (21).

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are underway and we're loving the fierce competition, the thrill of the rivalries, the close races and all that good sporty stuff... 

But we don't mind a little eye candy along the way. We're all human, right? 

And it seems like this year's crop of athletes are particularly easy on the eyes ...

17 Hottest Sochi Olympians
22-year-old figure skater Ashley Wagner is one of the most talked-about American athletes in this year's games.
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Ashley Wagner, Olympics Hottie

1. Ashley Wagner, Olympics Hottie

22-year-old figure skater Ashley Wagner is one of the most talked-about American athletes in this year's games.


Teemu Selanne, Olympics Hottie

2. Teemu Selanne, Olympics Hottie

Teemu is one good looking Finnish hockey player.


Heather Richardson, Olympics Hottie

3. Heather Richardson, Olympics Hottie

American speed skater Heather Richardson won gold at the 2013 World Sprint Championships last year.


Aja Evans, Olympics Hottie

4. Aja Evans, Olympics Hottie

Aja Evans is a bobsledder for Team USA at the Olympics. And she also happens to be gorgeous.


Alena Zavarzina, Olympics Hottie

5. Alena Zavarzina, Olympics Hottie

The stunning 24-year-old Alena snowboards for Russia at the Olympics.


Johnny Oduya, Olympics Hottie

6. Johnny Oduya, Olympics Hottie

Johnny plays for the NFL Blackhawks, but he represents his native Sweden at Sochi.


Torah Bright, Olympics Hottie

7. Torah Bright, Olympics Hottie

This Aussie snowboarder already nabbed a gold in Vancouver at the Olympics. Will she get another?


Shani Davis, Olympics Hottie

8. Shani Davis, Olympics Hottie

US speedskater Shani Davis became the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal in the Winter Olympics.


Silje Norendal, Olympics Hottie

9. Silje Norendal, Olympics Hottie

This Norwegian snowboarder has gotten plenty attention for her talent and her bombshell good looks at the Olympics.


Chloe, Maxime and Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Olympics Hotties

10. Chloe, Maxime and Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Olympics Hotties

The Dufour-Lapointe sisters prove that talent runs in the family -- the trio of Canadian skiers all made it to the Sochi Olympics! Justine and Chloe already took silver and gold.


Sage Kotsenburg, Olympics Hottie

11. Sage Kotsenburg, Olympics Hottie

The American took the first gold medal in Snowboard Slopestyle.


Meeri Raisanen, Olympics Hottie

12. Meeri Raisanen, Olympics Hottie

Finnish Ice Hockey player Meeri is strong and sexy!


Luca Lanotte and Anna Cappellini, Olympics Hotties

13. Luca Lanotte and Anna Cappellini, Olympics Hotties

These Italian ice dancers make for one attractive and graceful duo.


Julie Chu, Olympics Hottie

14. Julie Chu, Olympics Hottie

US Ice Hockey team member Julie Chu is a Harvard alum.


Ted Ligety, Sochi Olympics Hottie

15. Ted Ligety, Sochi Olympics Hottie

US alpine ski racer Ted Ligety picked up gold in Turin.


Rosalind Groenewoud: Sochi Olympics Hottie

16. Rosalind Groenewoud: Sochi Olympics Hottie

Canadian freeskier Roz Groenewoud is a halfpipe champ.


Lolo Jones, Olympics Hottie

17. Lolo Jones, Olympics Hottie

You might remember Lolo from past summer games, where competed in Track and Field. Now she's putting her bobsledding skills to the test.


That's why we're rounding some of the hottest athletes competing at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games. 

From hockey players to bobsledders, these strong and sexy 2014 Olympians are extremely skilled. They also happen to be ridiculously good looking. 

Click through the slideshow above to find out who made our list!

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Matt Lauer to the rescue?

There are words NBC executives never thought they'd say to themselves.

But with host Bob Costas ailing from an eye infection that has become the talk of the Twitterverse, the network has confirmed that Lauer will take his spot for tonight's coverage of the Sochi Olympics. 

Bob Costas Eye

“Reluctantly, I was trying to throw a complete game here, but I think we’re going to have to go to the bullpen, and I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not, but you’re Mariano Rivera, at least tonight,” Costas told Lauer by phone this morning on Today.

“Let’s hope it’s only tonight. I’m walking around, I might as well be playing ‘Marco Polo.’ I have no idea where I am.”

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Ashley Wagner's figure skating short program was hot but the judges scores left her cold.

The 22-year-old American skater did a little shimmy with joy as she took her bows on the ice, confident her performance was excellent. But when she saw her score - a 63.10 - she couldn't hide her disappointment.

Like, at all.

Ashley Wagner Bullshit Face

Wagner's shocked face quickly became the Sochi Olympics version of McKayla Maroney's "not impressed" face from the 2012 Summer Olympics.

"Bullsh*t", she mouthed to her teammates, although she later amended her statement to "To score that low was very disappointing to me," when she spoke to reporters.

Ashley Wagner Is Not Impressed

The score put Wagner in fourth place but it was good enough to advance the U.S. to the next round, where they ended up with a bronze medal in team skating.

I think she deserves a gold medal in awesome faces, in any case.

Remember when McMayla Maroney wasn't impressed either at the 2012 Summer Olympics? Check out the best of that meme in our sideshow:

McKayla Maroney: Not Impressed!
McKayla Maroney is not impressed with her silver medal at the vault in the Olympics. Ho hum.
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McKayla is Not Impressed!

1. McKayla is Not Impressed!

McKayla Maroney is not impressed with her silver medal at the vault in the Olympics. Ho hum.


McKayla Maroney at the Royal Wedding

2. McKayla Maroney at the Royal Wedding

McKayla Maroney is not impressed with the royal wedding. Like at all.


Not Impressed at Iwo Jima

3. Not Impressed at Iwo Jima

Not even the Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima during WWII can impress McKayla.


The Grand Canyon

4. The Grand Canyon

National treasure? Eh. McKayla is not impressed by three million years of erosion.


Not Impressed with the Guys

5. Not Impressed with the Guys

Seriously dudes. McKayla does not like what she sees here all that much.


Unimpressed with Kim and Kris' Wedding

6. Unimpressed with Kim and Kris' Wedding

McKayla Maroney is not impressed with Kim and Kris' wedding. She had this pegged from the beginning!


McKayla Maroney and Ryan Gosling

7. McKayla Maroney and Ryan Gosling

If Ryan Gosling calling her is not impressive, the girl drives a hard bargain!


Dwight Howard Trade

8. Dwight Howard Trade

McKayla is not impressed with the Lakers trading for Dwight Howard.


Not Impressed By Paris Hilton

9. Not Impressed By Paris Hilton

McKayla Maroney is not impressed with Paris Hilton's DJ career. Or anything for that matter.


Safety School

10. Safety School

McKayla Maroney is not impressed by your acceptance letter to WSU.


McKayla Maroney Not Impressed With Eastwooding

11. McKayla Maroney Not Impressed With Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood's RNC speech did not impress McKayla Maroney. Few things do.


Not Impressed Meme

12. Not Impressed Meme

McKayla and her teammates strike McKayla's signature pose.


McKayla Maroney Pic

13. McKayla Maroney Pic

McKayla Maroney, unimpressed in a leggy Twitpic!


President Obama and McKayla Maroney

14. President Obama and McKayla Maroney

President Obama meets McKayla Maroney in this photo. And he's not impressed.


McKayla Maroney Face

15. McKayla Maroney Face

McKayla Maroney makes her signature "not impressed" face on the Late Show with David Letterman August 14, 2012.


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Kate Upton is the object of many eligible bachelors' affection, so it's no surprise that someone decided to go all out and ask for her hand in marriage.

It wasn't Justin Verlander, though her boyfriend was present for this. Stuff, the mascot for the NBA's Orlando Magic, was the one who did the honors!

Kate Upton, Ring

The 21-year-old bombshell and the 30-year-old handsome athlete attended the Magic's game against Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday in Orlando.

As soon as the Tigers pitcher stepped away from their courtside seats, the neon green dragon made his move. With some serious bling, no less!

"Thanks @STUFF_mascot for the proposal tonight! Great game!," an enthusiastic Upton tweeted after the game, along with a fun-loving pic of her ring.

Stuff replied to Upton and shared a picture of the proposal ...

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Michael Sam, the reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year, came out as gay tonight in interviews with ESPN and The New York Times.

Simply put, "I am an openly, proud gay man," the former Missouri defensive end say, adding:

"I understand how big this is. It's a big deal. No one has done this before. And it's kind of a nervous process, but I know what I want to be ... I want to be a football player in the NFL."

Assuming Sam is drafted in May, he will accomplish this goal, becoming the first open homosexual to play professionally in America.

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Marcus Smart returned to Oklahoma State for all the right reasons this season.

But he may end up remembered for all the wrong reasons.

With his team in a free fall over the past several weeks, Smart shoved a Texas Tech fan in the closing seconds of the Cowboys' 65-61 loss to the Red Raiders last night in Lubbock.

The incident took place after Smart attempted to block Jaye Crockett's dunk attempt from behind and subsequently stumbled out of bounds behind the basket.

Words were exchanged between Smart and Jeff Orr (and well-known Texas Tech supporter who travels to all games), with the player pushing the fan backward after a few moments.

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Think the hotel accommodations at Sochi are hard to believe? Consider the following video.

During a training run today, Olympian Shiva Keshavan fell off his sled while going 70 miles per hour… only to somehow right himself and complete the ride. 

The five-time Olympian crossed the line with a time of 1:01.64.

The Indian athlete is competing under the Olympic flag because the Indian Olympic Association is barred from participating in the 2014 Winter Games.

"If I cannot represent the country, at least I can represent the countrymen," he recently told The Associated Press.

And he certainly made them proud here.

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A thousand students recently checked into a Kentucky hotel and what did they do? They sang their little patriotic hearts out in unison, of course!

Michelle Johnson, who was on a work trip staying in the same location, caught the youngsters belting their number on video for all the Internet to see. 

What a world we live in, folks. The group collectively belted out the Star-Spangled Banner for yourself in the video, as you can see. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

The teens stood on 18 different levels of the hotel and sang the national anthem together in honor of the Olympics. The results are pure magic. 

Calling the cast of Glee! These kids are giving you a run for your money, guys...

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