Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek is hitting the ice to pay tribute to the 1961 U.S. Olympic figure skating team, which lost many of its members in a tragic plane crash. On the 50th anniversary, Lysacek and other top U.
While she didn't place a medal in the 2012 London Olympics, U.S. artistic gymnast Nastia Liukin, 22, who has since retired from the Olympics, racked up silver medals in 2008 Beijing games for the individual uneven bars and balance bean events, as well as the team — not to mention a bronze medal for the floor exercise and a gold for the all-around.
With the 19th annual World Cup in full swing, millions are watching to support their country, while others are watching simply to watch men run around and get dirty. Our friends at Lemondrop.com are obviously the latter, as they recently published their own World Cup of Men, a reader poll to find out which sports have the Hottest Athletes on Earth.
In a season finale that shocked no one, former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger took home the disco ball last night for the 10th season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Beating out Olympic skater Evan Lysacek, Scherzinger and partner Derek Hough gave a whirlwind and stunning performance to the tune of Proud Mary, earning them a perfect score of 30 from the judges.
Only three contestants are left standing on Dancing with the Stars after Cincinnati Bengals player Chad Ochocinco was given the boot on Tuesday night. Ochocinco was the only contestant last night without dancing experience — the final three include Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, Olympic skater Evan Lysacek and ESPN reporter Erin Andrews — so his removal was not exactly surprising.
ABC's Dancing With the Stars dumped TV host Niecy Nash and her partner Louis van Amstel after their Viennese waltz was panned by judges, including Carrie Ann Inaba, pictured, on Tuesday night. “I’ve had such a fantastic time being able to live out my dream,” said Nash, adding to to her partner: “Thank you for molding this lump of clay into something,” After this week's competition Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger is heavily favored, but ESPN sportcaster Erin Andrews seems to be closing in on her.
American male figure skater Evan Lysacek won the gold medal Thursday night for men’s figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He is the first American to win the title since Brian Boitano in 1988.