| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:01 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:55 AM
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.
| Oct 23, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:06 PM
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,...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...
| May 10, 2011
| 10:07 AM
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...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:15 PM
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.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Lindsey Vonn left herself a mountain to climb.
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...