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  • Sochi Olympics: Germany wins gold in men's doubles luge

    SOCHI, Russia — Germany won its third straight gold medal in luge at the Sochi Games on Wednesday night as Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt captured the doubles competition. Known as “The two Tobis,” Wendl and Arlt completed their two...
  • La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics

    La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics
    A dream realized and a goal accomplished, La Cañada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen certainly made the most of her first-ever trip to the Winter Olympics. PHOTOS: Fans cheer on local Olympian Kate Hansen at Los Gringos Locos The 21-year-old, who...
  • The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years

    The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years
    Yay! The Winter Olympic Games are now open in Sochi, Russia. I admit that I'm addicted to the games — be they summer or winter editions. However, my favorites are the winter games, so I'm keeping a close watch on the events as well as the athletes,...
  • La Cañada fans cheer on Hansen from home

    La Cañada fans cheer on Hansen from home
    La Cañada luger Kate Hansen concluded her first-ever Olympics appearance on Tuesday in Russia, dancing her way off the track at the Sanki Olympic Sliding Center in Polyana, Russia, having accomplished her dream of competing during the Winter Games. ...
  • The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success

    The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success
    Our town's Olympian, luger Kate Hansen, became a media darling of the games. Everyone is talking about her dance moves that she used to warm up for her luge slide down the track. Beyonce is her music idol and last Thursday morning the America Online...
  • Jimmy Kimmel pranks media again with Sochi Olympics wolf video

    Jimmy Kimmel pranks media again with Sochi Olympics wolf video
    Besides making average people walking down Hollywood Boulevard look like idiots, Jimmy Kimmel's other favorite target is the news media. And on Thursday night's show, he showed once again how he'd duped news and sports media outlets into running a story...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • Connecticut's Olympic Hopefuls

    Connecticut's Olympic Hopefuls
    This month all eyes are on Sochi — the Russian resort city on the Black Sea that is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. As exciting as it is to cheer on the world’s elite athletes competing in this quadrennial event, let’s be honest:...
  • Luge: Men's singles

    Luge: Men's singles
    When: Feb. 8-9. Best of the U.S.: American Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake, N.Y., capped his career-best season with a fifth-place finish in the World Cup standings. Best of the rest: Germany's Felix Loch won gold in 2010 and is favored again in Sochi,...
  • Luge: Women's singles

    Luge: Women's singles
    When: Feb. 10-11. Best of the U.S.: Kate Hansen became the first American to win a World Cup event since 1997 when she took home gold last month in Sigulda, Latvia. Best of the rest: Most expect German sliders Natalie Geisenberger and Tatjana Hufner...
  • Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose is out indefinitely

    Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, team officials said Saturday. The former NBA most valuable player had an MRI exam in Los Angeles on Saturday and was...