| Nov 15, 2011
A killer lake view from offices in the Prudential Plaza tower, staff parties at vacation resorts and sabbaticals after a few years on the job have been enough to help Slalom Consulting lure top consultants from bigger-name firms.
They've also been enough...
| 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,...
| 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 7, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Fifteen-year-old Andrew Haraghey's hard work may make his dream to ski with the United States Adaptive Ski Team in the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia a reality.
Andrew, a sophomore at Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, has spastic diplegia, a form...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck.
They had just entered Herb Brooks...
| Nov 13, 2012
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...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:59 AM
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,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:02 PM
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...
| 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.
| 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...