Missy Franklin Gets a Tattoo: What's It Of?

Missy Franklin Gets a Tattoo: What's It Of?

Just call her Lord of the Olympic Rings.

Four-time swimming gold medalist Missy Franklin recently celebrated her historic efforts in London by getting a new tattoo. "All inked up! AHH! Can't believe it! My one and only!" Tweeted the 17-year-old. Missy Franklin's tattoo, obviously, is of ...

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McKayla Maroney Spoofs "Not Impressed" Meme

McKayla Maroney Spoofs "Not Impressed" Meme

Give McKayla Maroney a lot of credit.

The Olympic gymnast is showing a sense of humor about the Internet meme spoofing her hilariously smug, indifferent reaction to winning a mere silver - not gold - medal in individual vault competition last week.

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Taio Cruz and Friends Help Close Out London Olympics

Taio Cruz and Friends Help Close Out London Olympics

Taio Cruz, Jessie J and Tinie Tempah were among the impressive acts who came together in London last night for the Olympics Closing Ceremony.

The former entertained attendees with his smash "Dynamite," while Jessie went with “Price Tag" and also joined Tempah on a rendition of "Written in the Stars. The trio then came together for a collaboration on the Bee Gees' "Dancing."

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One Direction Performs at Olympics Closing Ceremony

One Direction Performs at Olympics Closing Ceremony

It's safe to say that One Direction has hit the big time.

The popular boy band was one of several acts to perform in front of a live and television audience of millions last night, helping to close out the London Olympics with a rendition of "What Makes You Beautiful." While being wheeled around on the flat bed of a truck because, hey, why not?!?

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Ashton Eaton Wins Decathlon Gold, Becomes Greatest Athlete Ever?

Ashton Eaton Wins Decathlon Gold, Becomes Greatest Athlete Ever?

Ashton Eaton of the United States won gold in the decathlon yesterday, cementing his place among the all-time great Olympic athletes ... if not atop that list.

Eaton dashed, hurdled, jumped and vaulted through 10 events, racking up 8,869 points - short of his own world record, but enough to secure the gold.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team: Golden!!!

U.S. Women's Soccer Team: Golden!!!

It took a last-second goal by Alex Morgan to send the U.S. Women's Soccer Team into its Gold Medal matchup against Japan, but no such heroics were required to earn the Yanks a revenge-filled victory today:

Yes, we did! By a score of 2-1, America took down the team that shocked us in last summer's World Cup finals.

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Worst Dive Ever: Stephan Feck Flops at Olympics

Worst Dive Ever: Stephan Feck Flops at Olympics

Stephan Feck of Germany turned in what was probably the worst dive of the 2012 London Olympics the other night, becoming a viral sensation in the process.

He deserves all the respect and credit in the world for training and making the Games in the first place, but even he'd tell you this was an epic fail.

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Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps to Go Dancing With the Stars?

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps to Go Dancing With the Stars?

The London Olympics are almost over, but will we see swimming studs Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps square off on Dancing With the Stars next?

A newly-retired Phelps said earlier in the week that he wouldn't rule out following in the footsteps of Olympians who have gone on the ABC show.

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Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings: Did They Threepeat?

Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings: Did They Threepeat?

Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings took to the beach volleyball court in London today looking to accomplish a truly astounding feat:

Winning three consecutive Gold Medals, all while remaining undefeated overall in Olympic play - and only dropping a single set over the course of three Games.

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