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This teen slept through his alarm because of Netflix and still won gold at the Olympics

Image: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-02-13 00:25:53 UTC Red Gerard may be an Olympic snowboarder, but he’s still a typical 17-year-old at heart. The teenager overslept after a late night of bingeing Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ignoring the alarm he had set because he was supposed to compete on Sunday morning.  Gerard should have been awake at 6 a.m. But, as Yahoo reports, his teammate Kyle Mack had to drag him

The mystery of the guy with 2 phones behind selfie kid at the Super Bowl

Image: getty images By Morgan Sung2018-02-05 23:50:51 UTC When 13-year-old Ryan McKenna tried to take a selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show, he instantly became a meme. Twitter was flooded with pictures and GIFs of McKenna on his phone during the performance, while Justin Timberlake danced only a few inches away.  But look a little closer at that selfie and you’ll see something else.  As @TommySledge

These guys broke the world record for the highest basketball shot

By Johnny Lieu2018-01-23 00:53:48 UTC [embedded content] Most of us struggle to get a basketball in the hoop from mere feet away. Yet Australian YouTubers How Ridiculous have made something of an art of shooting from long distances, breaking the world record back in 2016 for the world’s highest basketball shot. Well they’ve done it again, this time over the Maletsunyane Falls in Lesotho, Africa with an unbelievably epic 201.422

ESPN's big bloodbath appears not quite over yet

Changing times for a sports giant.Image: Greig Cowie/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Laird2017-05-02 01:26:54 UTC Almost a week after the main bloodbath, we’re still learning about ESPN personalities laid off by the sports broadcasting titan as it restructures.  And by the sound of things, still more names could be yet to come. Last Wednesday, ESPN announced the elimination of about about 100 public-facing talent positions — that is, people whose words you

North Carolina fan really sinks her teeth into supporting the Tar Heels

Did her dentist sign off on this?Image: David J. Phillip/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Laird2017-04-04 03:06:22 UTC Maybe painting your teeth is the new painting your face?  You might have seen the photo above pinging around Twitter during Monday night’s national championship game between Gonzaga and North Carolina.  Here’s what we can tell you: The North Carolina fan in question is named Michelle Mottinger, and the photo was taken by David J.