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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine
    From Russia to Denver to Fresno and several local places in between, 2014 proved to be an interesting year for several La Cañada Flintridge individuals and high school teams. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out...
  • NHL overtime format could see changes, and expansion is a hot topic

    NHL overtime format could see changes, and expansion is a hot topic
    The NHL ushered in 2014 with its Winter Classic outdoor game on New Year's Day, drawing a record crowd of 105,491 to Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor to see the Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, and celebrate the game's cold-weather...
  • Olympic officials adopt reform package more quickly than expected

    Olympic officials had planned to spend two days discussing and voting on a long list of reforms contained in their "Olympic Agenda 2020," but they needed only Monday to unanimously approve the 40 recommendations. Strong support for the package at a...
  • Major sporting upsets of 2014

    Major sporting upsets of 2014
    Five major sporting upsets in 2014: 1. Brazil suffer 7-1 World Cup humiliation against Germany "Historic Disgrace" screamed the Folha de S.Paulo's headline, as a shocked nation digested a 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat by Germany on home soil. While...
  • Five best performances of 2014

    Five best performances of 2014
    Five best sporting performances of 2014: 1. MADISON BUMGARNER (BASEBALL) San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner saved the day and the World Series for the Giants with a Game Seven effort that capped a record-breaking performance in the Fall Classic....
  • Jameis Winston, Billy Bob Thornton and Odell Beckham Jr. highlight Jerry Greene's snapshots of 2014

    Jameis Winston, Billy Bob Thornton and Odell Beckham Jr. highlight Jerry Greene's snapshots of 2014
    2014. Heckuva year, but then, that's true of every year. In no particular order, here are some snapshots of what I noticed this year, in and out of sports, good and bad and occasionally hilarious. Perhaps you noticed some of the same things: •"...
  • YEARENDER-Biggest sporting flops of 2014

    Dec 19 (Reuters) - Five of the biggest sporting flops from 2014: Brazil (Soccer) Anything less than a World Cup win on home soil was always going to be seen as a failure but nobody could have predicted Brazil would suffer a 7-1 semi-final drubbing by...
  • Creveling first Lehigh Valley native to win Winter Olympics medal

    Creveling first Lehigh Valley native to win Winter Olympics medal
    Chris Creveling knows he didn't do it alone, but last February, his heads-up effort competing in the biggest relay race of his life on the biggest stage of his life helped land the United States its only short track speedskating medal of the 2014 Sochi...
  • Baltimore's 2014 in review

    Baltimore's 2014 in review
    If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
  • Fast break: IOC quickly approves reforms it needs more time to sort out

    Fast break: IOC quickly approves reforms it needs more time to sort out
    MONACO — It happened midway through the second phase of a process planned for three phases over a day and a half. A handful of the 96 International Olympic Committee members in Monaco actually opposed one of the items their president, Thomas Bach,...
  • Los Angeles, other U.S. cities to submit Olympic proposals for 2024

    Los Angeles, other U.S. cities to submit Olympic proposals for 2024
    Los Angeles and three other American cities that want to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics faced a Monday deadline to submit their technical proposals to the U.S. Olympic Committee. All of the candidates --including Boston, San Francisco and Washington,...