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  • Lindsey Vonn has ski world's number: 1

     
    Nine months after winning both her first gold medal wearing a ski racer's skin suit in the Olympics and a few million men's hearts showing plenty of skin in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue (emphasis on the lust in Illustrated),......
  • Dance auditions: Wilde Coward Company

     
    Here's a dance-audition announcement from the Wilde Coward Company: When: January 15, 2011 1:00-2:00pm: Dance auditions for ages 10 – 12 2:00-2:45pm: Dance auditions for ages 13 – 16 2:45-3:30pm: Dance auditions for ages 17 & Older *Arrive...
  • Philip Hersh: 24th annual awards to international sports figures

     
    So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
  • 'Top Chef' recap: Addicted to speed

     
    There are a number of televised sports shows to which you deliberately tune in to witness pure speed — downhill ski racing, the 100-yard dash and NASCAR come to mind. Must breakneck cooking be among those athletic endeavors? From its......
  • Lindsey Vonn, Jay Cutler and knee-jerk reactions

     
    Lindsey Vonn sprained the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in her left knee while finishing third in a World Cup downhill Saturday in northeast Italy and skied to first place in a Super-G race about 24 hours later. Jay Cutler sprained......
  • Super Bowl ads: Chrysler gives some love to Detroit

     
    Super Bowl ads: Super Bowl ads: Chrysler gives some love to Detroit...
  • Philip Hersh: Julia Mancuso adds another big line to her impressive ski record

     
    It seems a contradiction: Julia Mancuso, long one of the most outgoing personalities in sports, quietly putting together a resume that makes her one of the most outstanding people in her sport. Mancuso added another line to it Tuesday, finishing......
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Thursday, Feb. 10

     
    We have another update on Gilbert Arenas' fiancee, a look at the Magic's declining production over the last month and Vince Carter controversy in today's links. 1. Orlando Magic hold off Philadelphia 76ers for 99-95 win, Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel The...
  • Philip Hersh: In finishing 12th, Bode Miller adds to legend

     
    Bode Miller showed again why he is the greatest and most charismatic skier in U.S. history. And he did it by finishing 12th in Tuesday's Super-G at the World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Yes, at times -- notably the 2006......
  • The latest on Lindsey Vonn: She pulls out of final worlds events

     
    Skier Lindsey Vonn has decided to let discretion be the better part of valor. Vonn said today on her Facebook page she will skip the final three events at the World Championships to get over the lingering effects of a......
  • Philip Hersh: Vonn shakes cobwebs, wins silver in world downhill [Updated]

     
    Lindsey Vonn has won everything -- Olympic gold, world championship gold, World Cup titles, more World Cup races than any U.S. skier in history. So second place at a major event should be no big deal to her. But there......