| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 21, 2012
| 11:50 PM
50 years ago
— Some 200 fans followed the Petoskey High School basketball team to a Class B regional championship game at the Central Michigan University Fieldhouse. The Northmen, the surprise winners of their district, would lose to Ludington, 76-...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:15 AM
There was plenty of splashing and fun in the first day of the two-day world class competitive water skiing event, the Imperial Lakes Skiers Choice Record, at the Imperial Lakes on Saturday.
Competition will continue today and event coordinators are...
| 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 23, 2012
| 4:07 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Jonathan Harms drove from St. Louis to compete Saturday in a slalom skateboarding competition in South Bend.
Between races at the Pinhook Slalom Open, Harms explained how he defies the stereotypical televised image of popular...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:16 AM
West Michigan will have a chance to help pay it forward today, as restaurant chain Culver's is raising some money for a good cause. They want to help two of their employees go to Korea, to compete in the 2013 Special Olympics.
Several West Michigan...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:18 AM
MARQUETTE — It all came together perfectly for the Petoskey High School ski teams on the biggest day of the season Monday.
Both the Petoskey boys and girls ski teams put together solid team finishes en route to capturing dual Division II state...
| 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&...