Lifetime's New 'Gabby Douglas' Movie Forgets That She's Black

On Saturday night, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will get the cheesy Lifetime movie treatment with The Gabby Douglas Story. The trailer just hit this Internet and while it looks camp, I’m excited to see Imani Hakim from Everybody Hates Chris in the lead role. Regina King and S. Epatha Merkerson are also in the… » 1/31/14 1:40pm 1/31/14 1:40pm

Italian Gymnast Suggests Sporting Blackface to Beat USA Gymnastics

Unfortunately for all of us, most gymnastics competitions are not like the end of Stick It, where [SPOILER for the idiots who haven't seen this classic] a band of plucky girl gymnasts get together and decide who they want to win each medal. A recent controversy over comments made by Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito… » 10/11/13 1:10pm 10/11/13 1:10pm

Return Of The Meme: McKayla Maroney Vaults Again

One year and three leg surgeries after London, McKayla Maroney has returned to competition on the vault. And from a performance standpoint, not much has changed. She does the two-and-a-half twister that made her famous (before the meme made her even more famous) just as well as she did at the Olympics. She even… » 10/04/13 5:46pm 10/04/13 5:46pm