| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:29 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Mikaela Shiffrin, America's newest teen skiing sensation who is aiming for a gold medal next month at the Sochi Winter Olympics, again proved her mettle by winning a World Cup slalom event in rough weather Sunday in Bormio, Italy.
The 18-year-old from...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The new face of the U.S. men's Alpine team has never skied "wasted," a la Bode Miller, but he has skied feeling sicker than a dog.
The face, in fact, could have used a box of tissues as he sniffled through an interview last November at training camp...
| 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...