| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:53 PM
SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one.
There is a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Bode Miller can't get his toddler to sit still. The 9-month-old boy is squirming around the hotel room as if he's ready to jump in the start gate of the Sochi Olympic downhill.
If you tell the kid to do one thing, Bode explains, he does the opposite....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:24 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Youth was not served Tuesday. Instead, age was served on a rain-soaked platter.
The four women who ruined 18-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin's red-carpet debut had a 33-year total age advantage on the young American.
The top three...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals
Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team.
Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:19 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Lindsey Vonn-less Olympics have created a mad rush for Alpine medals she might have won.
The injured Vonn can't make her own history in Sochi, but her absence is helping to make history for her best friend and also her fiercest...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:29 AM
VAIL, Colo. -- Lindsey Vonn says she isn't just ready to race again, she's ready to win again.
The star of the U.S. Ski Team said Friday she is way ahead of schedule in her rehabilitation less than a year after suffering a severe knee injury at the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games.
They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories.
The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Lindsey Vonn is scheduled to do the official downhill training run Wednesday at Lake Louise, Alberta, the U.S. Ski Team said Tuesday evening.
Vonn will decide after a second training run Thursday whether she will compete in the World Cup races at Lake...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:01 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. Alpine skiing team got off to a rousing Sochi start Thursday by winning two medals on the first day of downhill training.
Oh wait, they don’t hand out medals for training runs, but skiing fast in practice is still...