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  • Bode Miller says he's 'leaning pretty heavily' toward retiring

    Bode Miller says he's 'leaning pretty heavily' toward retiring
    Olympic gold medal winner Bode Miller, who underwent surgery Thursday to repair a severed hamstring tendon he suffered in a crash in the men's super-G at the world championships hours earlier, says his career could be over. InĀ an interview with NBC,...
  • 2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria

    2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria
    Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the Rettenbach glacier in the...
  • We might have to watch skiing now ... or golf

    We might have to watch skiing now ... or golf
    And now we enter … the dead zone. It’s a dark period. Not easily managed. Essentially it’s that time between the end of football and the reporting of pitchers and catchers later this month. It’s about a three-week period here....
  • Lindsey Vonn could face less competition at world championships

    Lindsey Vonn could face less competition at world championships
    Lindsey Vonn could face a significantly slimmed-down field of racers at the world championships in Colorado next month. The reigning world and Olympic downhill champions suffered injuries during this week's super-G race in Italy and might be sidelined...
  • Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships

    Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships
    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria won the super-G at the world championships Thursday, a race in which Bode Miller gashed his right calf after a crash that sent him tumbling down the hill. Reichelt finished the challenging course in 1...
  • Lindsey Vonn has big plans after record win

    Lindsey Vonn has big plans after record win
    Now that Lindsey Vonn has set the record for World Cup wins in skiing, the American racer is hoping for something more. As in more fans. "America is very record-centric," she said after her victory in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, on Monday. "Hopefully...
  • Marcel Hirscher wins in World Cup giant slalom; Ted Ligety is seventh

    Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria swept to victory in a giant slalom on Saturday, denying Alexis Pinturault an emotional win for France at Adelboden, Switzerland. Hirscher extended his morning lead to finish in a combined two-run...
  • Stefano Gross wins in World Cup slalom

    Stefano Gross wins in World Cup slalom
    Stefano Gross of Italy won a tight World Cup slalom on Sunday where just 0.03 seconds separated the top three finishers in Adelboden, Switzerland. A first career World Cup victory for Gross denied first-run leader Fritz Dopfer of Germany his first win...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • At California's Sugar Bowl ski resort, a 75-year run of rustic charm

    At California's Sugar Bowl ski resort, a 75-year run of rustic charm
    In the 1941 Walt Disney cartoon "The Art of Skiing," Goofy slips and slides out of the shed-roofed Sugar Bowl Ski Resort lodge, where he's bunking, and heads to the slopes for several spectacular spills. In the background, there's occasional melodic...