| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Some Olympic celebrities spend years taking shape. Others are formed before they even step foot on a Games course, somewhere in that no-man's land between national qualifying tournaments and the Opening Ceremony parade.
Mikaela Shiffrin falls...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics.
Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics.
So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend.
1. There is...