| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:02 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- It wasn't supposed to end up this way, but Kaitlyn Farrington is glad it did.
The U.S. snowboarder defeated favorites Kelly Clark and Torah Bright to win the gold medal in women's halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller made 21 saves Wednesday as Switzerland opened the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament with a 1-0 victory over gritty Latvia, but he wasn’t even the best goalie on the ice at Shayba Arena.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:45 AM
There is no guarantee that U.S. ski star Lindsey Vonn will compete again before the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Recovering from offseason knee surgery, Vonn returned to racing earlier this month and hoped to enter one or two World Cup events in January....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:52 PM
SOCHI, Russia – Things can still be pretty fast and loose at these Winter Games.
So Canada’s Patrick Chan, the men’s figure skating favorite, had a sheet of practice ice all to himself rather than sharing it with five others at the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Three athletes headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics have made the Forbes “30 Under 30: The Best in Sports” list.
The magazine picked an elite group of athletes who boast strong personal brands along with young executives making a mark on the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
If there's a gold medal for tweeting, we have a winner.
When Stacy St. Clair arrived in Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics for the Chicago Tribune, she probably wasn't expecting to tweet this. And she definitely wasn't expecting this tweet to go viral....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:26 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- American luger Erin Hamlin knew heading into the third-to-last turn Tuesday that she belonged to history.
She had slid beautifully over the last two days at the Sanki Sliding Center, amassed a comfortable time cushion during her three...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:57 PM
SOCHI, Russia — And then there were 12.
The first of 13 Kings and Ducks chosen to represent their respective homelands at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament was eliminated Tuesday, when Switzerland and Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller lost a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:36 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The campus at Alaska Pacific University isn't quite large enough for a football stadium.
The small liberal arts college near downtown Anchorage has no basketball arena. There is no softball field.
But when it comes to sports, APU...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
SOCHI, Russia — With four goals to his credit in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has single-handedly outscored Team Slovakia (2), Team Norway (3) and Team Switzerland (2).
As he did at Vancouver in 2010,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was appointed captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics, with Kings captain Dustin Brown and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter appointed the alternate captains.
Parise was an alternate...