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  • No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals

    No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals
    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...
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • Ligety makes history with giant slalom win

    Ligety makes history with giant slalom win
    Ted Ligety took his place among Alpine skiing greats when he won Friday's giant slalom at the World Championships in Schladming, Austria. Ligety became the first man to win three titles in a single worlds since the legendary Jean-Claude Killy of...
  • 2014 Winter Games

    2014 Winter Games
    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...
  • Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage

    Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage
    Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks...
  • Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers

    Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers
    It was another big day for two U.S. ski team members who each has been having such days for weeks. . .months. . .years. And a third won the world title in an event, freestyle slopestyle, that will debut on the Olympic program next year in Sochi, Russia....
  • She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ

    She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ
    There is no doubt now whom the U.S. media will choose as the fresh-faced star in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, who became the youngest women’s Alpine skiing world champion since 1985 when she won Saturday&...
  • Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring

    Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring
    When I was young and naive (approximately 16 months ago), I believed all it took to create a happy workplace were big salaries and free doughnuts. Turns out, it's a bit more involved. There's this thing called "culture," and the happiest workplaces...
  • Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back

    Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back
    South Florida consumers aggravated by annoying "robo calls" on their cellphones from debt collectors are fighting back – suing the companies that make the calls and often collecting cash settlements from the lenders. Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott D....
  • Debt collectors, other businesses want to call your cellphone

    That unfamiliar incoming call to your cellphone soon might be from a debt collector. Cellphones are largely off-limits to collection agencies, but proposals by the White House and Congress could change that. Supporters say regulations have not kept up...
  • Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan

    Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan
    House Republican plans to repeal the new healthcare law and to convert the Medicaid insurance program into a block grant to states could force as many 44 million poor and disabled Americans out of the program over the next decade, according to a new...