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J.K. Rowling Perfectly Alams Serena Body-Shamer

J.K. Rowling Perfectly Alams Serena Body-Shamer

Serena Williams was under heavy Twitter scrutiny during her record-setting match on Saturday for reasons completely unrelated to tennis. As if a patronus from a needy wizard, J.K. Rowling came to the rescue. During Williams’ game — good for the sixth Wimbledon championship of her astounding career — Twitter trolls practiced the female-athlete-specific version of […]

Tennis’s Top Women Balance Body Image With Quest for Success

Tennis’s Top Women Balance Body Image With Quest for Success

WIMBLEDON, England — While most celebrities go incognito behind a hat and sunglasses, Serena Williams uses a different tactic to blend into a crowd: long sleeves. During an appearance on Home Shopping Network for her clothing line, Williams said that one particular long-sleeved garment would help her go unnoticed in public. “My arms are really […]

Justino Stops Van Duin In 45 Seconds

Justino Stops Van Duin In 45 Seconds

LAS VEGAS — Cris Justino celebrated her 30th birthday doing what she loves — obliterating an unfortunate opponent inside the cage. Justino (14-1) successfully defended her Invicta FC featherweight title for the second time, knocking out a wildly overmatched Faith Van Duin (5-2) in 45 seconds on Thursday. The bout headlined Invicta 13 at the […]

‘Cyborg’ Eyes UFC Fight With Tate At 140

‘Cyborg’ Eyes UFC Fight With Tate At 140

LAS VEGAS — Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Justino will seek her second title defense against Faith Van Duin on Thursday at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Although it’s far from official, Justino’s manager George Prajin believes the fight could be Justino’s final stop before entering the UFC. “The UFC is the biggest stage and […]

Women’s Soccer Team Will Get Rare Ticker-Tape Parade In Manhattan

Women’s Soccer Team Will Get Rare Ticker-Tape Parade In Manhattan

New York City will hold a ticker-tape parade on Friday for the United States women’s national soccer team, breaking with decades of precedent to bestow a rare honor upon a group that competes outside the metropolitan area. Two days after the team’s World Cup triumph, the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday […]

Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer’s Husband Arrested

Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer’s Husband Arrested

An argument between UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer and husband Aaron Zalewski reportedly turned violent last month in an incident in which Zalewski is accused of attacking Palmer in their Los Angeles home on June 11, according to a report from TMZ Sports. The site claims Zalewski, 34, was arrested on charges of “attempted murder, […]

Jessica Aguilar Says Joanna Jedrzejczyk Is ‘One-Dimensional’

Jessica Aguilar Says Joanna Jedrzejczyk Is ‘One-Dimensional’

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is fond of putting up a single index finger in the air during press events or after facing-off with an opponent before they fight, to tell the world that she is number one. In fact, Joanna “Champion” takes that symbol so seriously that she nearly got into a fight over […]

USA Beats Japan 5-2 To Win Women’s World Cup

USA Beats Japan 5-2 To Win Women’s World Cup

For the first time since 1999, the FIFA Women’s World Cup is back in the hands of the U.S. Women’s National Team, who defeated Japan 5-2 on Sunday before an estimated crowd of 53,341 in Vancouver, Canada. It is the USWNT’s third World Cup title. The U.S. squad set the pace early and continued to […]

Mark Wahlberg To Join Ronda Rousey

Mark Wahlberg To Join Ronda Rousey

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s next movie just got a lot bigger, with Mark Wahlberg reportedly negotiating to star in “Mile 22” alongside the most dominant athlete in sports. Rousey landed “Mile 22” along with action star Iko Uwais after her last fight against Cat Zingano in February, with filming originally expected to start in […]

Amanda Saccomanno Shows The WWE She’s ‘Tough Enough’

Amanda Saccomanno Shows The WWE She’s ‘Tough Enough’

Some people use the phrase “fighting like a girl” like it’s an insult. You don’t want to let Yorktown Heights’ Amanda Saccomanno hear you say that. The 25-year-old was selected from a pool of more than 11,000 male and female applicants to appear as one of 13 contestants on “WWE Tough Enough,” a reality show […]

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