| 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, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Lindsey Vonn said Wednesday she will return to the United States for surgery to repair the injuries she sustained in a Tuesday crash in the Super G at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria.
In a statement issued by the U.S. Ski...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
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&...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:54 AM
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....
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...