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Alpine Skiing

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  • Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year

    Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year
    The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games. Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
  • By the numbers: Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)

    By the numbers:  Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)
    Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects: 1.  When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season.  With any luck, that means Team USA...
  • Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history

    Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history
    Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been.  She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever. Vonn underscored her assessment...
  • Vonn adds drama to her numbers game

    Vonn adds drama to her numbers game
    Lindsey Vonn has just one goal left this season. And she made her attempt to reach it a lot more dramatic Thursday. While Vonn's sixth in the Super-G in Schladming, Austria, was good enough to clinch her fourth straight World Cup season title in...
  • Another record day for Vonn

    Another record day for Vonn
    Another day, another historic achievement for Lindsey Vonn. Vonn's win in Wednesday's downhill at the World Cup finals in Schladming, Austria, was her 12th of the season, breaking the U.S. record for single-season victories she had set in 2010. With...
  • An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success

    An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success
    Home, sweet home. With the emphasis on sweet after this weekend. The U.S. ski team announced a week ago it had signed a three-year deal to make the Austrian towns of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl its alpine training base in Europe during the World Cup...
  • A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant

    A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant
    The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career. Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...
  • On slopes, Vonn sounds like a broken record

    On slopes, Vonn sounds like a broken record
    It seems not a day goes by without Lindsey Vonn collecting some new mantel ornament or putting her name on a new line in the history books. Saturday at Schladming, Austria, the U.S. skier set a World Cup women's mark for points in a season by...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • Vonn's greatest season ends with a rare failure

    Vonn's greatest season ends with a rare failure
    Lindsey Vonn left herself a mountain to climb.   And motivation. Skiing with an unaccustomed conservatism in Sunday's season-ending giant slalom in Schladming, Austria, Vonn wound up a non-scoring 24th among 27 starters. So she finished with 1,980...
  • 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...