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WatchdogHere is a synopsis of my four-day vacation in Lake Placid, which I recommend as an interesting, sports-related weekend summer getaway: Poodles pooped on infield of speed skating oval where Eric Heiden starred in 1980. Toured Olympic Center hockey rinks,.....
TURIN, Italy — We have all the answers now, thanks to a guy whose self-described job is to "skate around on ice in tights." Because of Joey Cheek, we know there's a legitimate reason for the lavish excesses of the Olympics. We see the value of...
L.A. Times Olympics BlogAmerican speedskater Shani Davis, who is favored to win multiple gold medals at next month's Winter Olympic Games, will not be competing in all five individual events. Davis had initially planned to become the first American since Eric Heiden to......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogApolo Anton Ohno tied for the most medals won by an American Winter Olympian on Saturday. His longevity in short-track speedskating has helped give the sport added popularity around the world. Wednesday, Ohno can become the most decorated American Winter....
L.A. Times Olympics BlogIn a theoretical head-to-head 1,500-meter speedskating competition, current world-record holder Shani Davis would beat famed 1980 Olympic gold medalist Eric Heiden by 14.4 seconds, nearly half a lap....
L.A. Times Olympics BlogIn an upset, Shani Davis, the reigning world champion and world-record holder in the men's 1,500-meter long-track speedskating, won the silver medal, not the gold, in that event at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Saturday. The gold medal went to......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogShani Davis was classy in defeat, paying tribute to 1,500-meter gold medalist, Dutch speedskater Mark Tuitert. “Today, I crowned him the king of speedskating,” said Davis, who won the silver. “To me, the 1,500 is a kings race.” Davis talked......
Hartford CourantPast the Cottage Cafe's wood-burning stove and the picture windows, snow swirls around the spotlights that shine on a cleared patch of frozen lake. A dozen bundled kids with hockey sticks blur by, chasing a puck. Some end up in a drift on the edge of the...
Tribune Media ServicesI grew up during the 1950s and '60s in Madison, WI, in a family that lived and breathed sports, and I don't mean watching sports. We played sports, outdoors: hockey, cycling, tennis, hiking, golf. My grandparents lived on a lake so we were always...
Tribune Media ServicesWhen I was speed skating, we cross-trained year-round by lifting weights a couple of times a week. I found weight lifting so satisfying that even today, no matter how busy my schedule gets, not a week goes by that you won't find me out in the garage...
Tribune Media ServicesEven people with risk factors need exercise. In fact, people with risk factors stand to see the greatest gains from regular exercise, including a potential reduction in the very risk factors they once viewed as an impediment to it. According to...
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