| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:35 PM
Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course.
Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 3:19 PM
She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes.
Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 3:28 PM
If anybody's skiing in Madison, it's probably on water in the summer and not on snow in the winter. The Chamber of Commerce's motto is not "Ski. Shop. Stay," but "Sea. Shop. Stay."
So when Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon, the No. 2 and No. 1-ranked...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:42 AM
You can look at this as one year too late or better late than never.
A year after the U.S. debacle in Olympic long track speedskating – its first Winter Games since 1984 without a medal in the sport – 2014 Olympic team members Brittany...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:49 PM
The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air.
A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world's best ski jumpers — including women,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:33 PM
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria won the super-G at the world championships Thursday, a race in which Bode Miller gashed his right calf after a crash that sent him tumbling down the hill.
Reichelt finished the challenging course in 1...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When we look back on 2014 years from now, what residents might remember most could be something that actually never happened: a built-from-scratch downtown Buffalo Grove development.
Tempers flared and political alliances forged around the proposal...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five.
To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:38 AM
The most impressive thing about Lindsey Vonn’s achievement Monday was not the number, 63, which is more career victories than any other woman in the history of World Cup Alpine skiing.
It was the iron will and competitive fire that drove her, at...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:21 PM
Polina Edmunds had no time to grow into becoming both the future and present of U.S. women's figure skating, since that all happened in one fell swoop.
Then she had to deal with growing out of the body that carried her to the top so quickly.
It is no...