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  • Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring

    Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring
    When I was young and naive (approximately 16 months ago), I believed all it took to create a happy workplace were big salaries and free doughnuts. Turns out, it's a bit more involved. There's this thing called "culture," and the happiest workplaces...
  • Jacobson Talks About Getting His Start In Golf

    Growing up in Sweden, Freddie Jacobson started out in the conventional, popular sports: hockey and soccer. "I was a right winger in hockey, but I didn't have a big enough shot," said the 2011 Travelers Championship winner. "I loved the team thing when...
  • Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm

    Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm
    Scott Parsons keeps going. Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
  • No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals

    No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals
    It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics. So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend. 1. There is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......