| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Though the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia loom huge on the horizon, for Kate Hansen and the United States luge team nothing changed as it relates to carrying on with the World Cup season.
But Hansen changed Team USA’s momentum heading...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:24 PM
An eight-year dream backed by more than a decade of training, preparation and sacrifice came true for 21-year-old La Cañada resident Kate Hansen.
The luger and La Cañada High alumna was officially selected to the U.S. Olympics luge team on Sunday, two...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Kate Hansen, a 21-year-old who recently qualified to participate in the 2014 winter Olympics celebrated her achievement in La Cañada Flintridge on Monday night.
Hansen, a La Cañada High School graduate, was selected to be a member of the U.S. luge team....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Redemption, rebirth and renewal were some of the storylines that dominated a successful sports year for the teams and students-athletes from La Cañada Flintridge in 2013.
Among some of the accolades earned were Olympic berths, CIF Southern Section...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Summer Britcher, a Baltimore-born Glen Rock, Pa., resident who qualified this month for a spot on the U.S. women's luge team for the 2014 Sochi Games, received a grand send-off Thursday from the Baltimore City Fire Department's Engine 29 station house,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis.
But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:17 PM
"American Hustle" director David O. Russell walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards separately from the stars of his lauded film.
Michael Pena, who plays Paco Hernandez in the film, walked a few minutes before him, and Jennifer Lawrence —...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
You won't find Alan Wurtzel skiing, skating or sliding down an ice-covered ditch in a luge, but NBCUniversal's self-professed research geek, who analyzes ratings and audience data for the company, is gearing up for an event of literally Olympic...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Whether you want to call the recent cold snap a polar vortex, a winter plunge or chalk it up to an La Nina or an El Nino, it's cold outside.
But unlike the hot days in summer that are called the dog days, the cold days in winter are called the fun...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday.
Holcomb became the seventh two-man bobsled pilot in World Cup...