| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The Winter Olympics, from Sochi, Russia, on TV.
Many of the most popular events will be broadcast in prime time and on the weekends on NBC. NBCSP is also airing events in prime time and picking up a number of live events in the early-morning hours....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- What do you do in Sochi?
I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half.
The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:34 PM
When: Feb. 8, 10k sprint; Feb. 10, 12.5k pursuit; Feb. 13, individual 20k; Feb. 16, 15k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 22, 4-x-7.5k relay.
Best of the U.S. men: Last year Tim Burke became the second U.S. biathlete to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:36 PM
When: Feb. 9, 7.5k sprint; Feb. 11, 10k pursuit; Feb. 14, individual 15k; Feb. 17, 12.5k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 21, 4-x-6k relay.
Best of the U.S. women: Susan Dunklee's recent fourth in a World Cup race...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bobsled, skeleton or speed-skating?
Maybe your gang gets more excited about the jumps and twists snowboarders execute or watching ski racers bomb down the mountain.
This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Jack Simes is known as an avid cycling fan and promoter. The Breinigsville resident is the original co-director of what is now the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, and one of the co-founders of the pro championship cycling road race every...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y.
And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:33 PM
It was quite a Wednesday for two U.S. women in winter sports where their country has had little or no historic success.
Veteran cross-country skier Kikkan Randall added another line to her litany of impressive career firsts when she became the first U....
| Mar 5, 2008
| 9:29 AM
This was no roller coaster.
The half-mile ride required a liability waiver: Bobsledding "is a hazardous act, which could cause personal injury or damage," according to the only capitalized sentence in a forest of fine print.
After swearing not to sue,...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:30 PM
HBO profiles NBC's Al Michaels on the "Real Sports" episode debuting Tuesday night. Click below for excerpts, including Michaels discussing the "dumb luck" that landed him alongside former Cornell goalie Ken Dryden for the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament,...