| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LEVI, Finland -- Mikaela Shiffrin sent an unmistakable message leading to the Sochi Olympics.
The 18-year-old American easily won the World Cup slalom opener Saturday, beating reigning Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany by more than a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn, expected to make her skiing comeback from major surgery later this month at Beaver Creek, crashed Tuesday morning during a downhill training run in Colorado.
"We have no reason to believe it's anything significant right...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:42 PM
When Matt Strackbein was seeking inspiration for the U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team's uniforms, he thought back to his Maryland roots.
The suits, which will be worn by the team in Sochi, Russia, beginning this week, needed to convey patriotism.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Julia Mancuso, the Olympic gold medalist in alpine skiing, will celebrate her 30th birthday in March. But before she blows out the candles on that milestone-birthday cake, she's got something to check off of her to-do list: Add some more metal to her...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Lindsey Vonn says she is "really excited" to race this weekend in the World Cup downhill competition at Lake Louise, Canada.
The 2010 Olympic gold medalist partially tore a repaired ligament in her right knee. She hasn't competed since tearing ligaments...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Mikaela Shiffrin, America's newest teen skiing sensation who is aiming for a gold medal next month at the Sochi Winter Olympics, again proved her mettle by winning a World Cup slalom event in rough weather Sunday in Bormio, Italy.
The 18-year-old from...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Call it the old man and the skis.
At 36, after losing all last season to a knee injury, Bode Miller made it back to a World Cup alpine skiing podium for the first time since February 2011 and did it in the giant slalom for the first time since March...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Five-time medalist Bode Miller leads the 20-member U.S. Alpine roster announced Sunday for the upcoming Sochi Olympics.
Miller, at 36, will compete in his fifth Winter Games, four years after taking gold, silver and bronze medals at the Vancouver Games....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:19 PM
PARK CITY -- Lindsey Vonn was in Ohio, hanging with a guy she did not name but referred to as “my boyfriend,” who is playing in the Presidents Cup there this week. She addressed the Olympic media summit in an 18-minute video call with audio...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games.
The temperature was 61.
That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...