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  • Lindsey Vonn says her comeback is nearly complete

    Lindsey Vonn says her comeback is nearly complete
    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...
  • Vonn preparing to race in Canada

    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...
  • NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games
    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...
  • Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training

    Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training
    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...
  • Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?

    Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?
    SOCHI, Russia — United States alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin has finally arrived in Sochi, but not necessarily as a savior for the ski team's flagging (so far) fortunes. "I don't think I can be the only one," she said at a Saturday press...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • For U.S. skier Miller, a bodacious comeback

    For U.S. skier Miller, a bodacious comeback
    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...
  • Vonn could be back to ski racing later this month

    Vonn could be back to ski racing later this month
    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...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    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...
  • Sandro Viletta wins gold in men's super combined at Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia — For Sandro Viletta, it was a stunning Olympic gold. For Ivica Kostelic, it was the same old Olympic silver. The Swiss winner took advantage of a blistering slalom run to beat the favored Kostelic in Friday's super-combined, a...