• Shaun White is hated by the snowboard community - and it's an elite athlete phenomenon shared by Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, and Michael Jordan

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Shaun White won the half-pipe competition on Wednesday and secured his third Olympic gold medal.
    Snowboarding competitors have previously said they don't like White.
    Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Tom Brady are also dominant professional athletes who are said to be ruthlessly competitive.
    Shaun White captured his third gold medal in a dramatic final run of the half-pipe Wednesday at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
    For White, the win was one of redemption, after crashing in the 2014 Olympics and missing the podium. But it remains to be seen what his competitors in the...
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  • Barstool Sports radio host apologizes after making sexually inappropriate comments about 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim

    Barstool Sports radio host apologizes after making sexually inappropriate comments about 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A Barstool Sports radio host apologized Wednesday for calling the 17-year-old US Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim a "hot piece of ass" in a SiriusXM radio appearance.
    Kim won the gold medal in women's halfpipe on Tuesday.
    Patrick Connor, the Barstool commentator, tweeted Wednesday that his comments about Kim were "were lame & gross."
    Connor's comments fit a pattern of sometimes-offensive behavior for the controversial Barstool Sports, a digital media company with a valuation of $100 million.
    A Barstool Sports radio host apologized Wednesday for calling the 17-year-old US Olympic snowboarder...
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