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  • Luge run at Blue Mountain brings Olympic excitement

    Theresa Buckley of Salisbury is just 17, and she's been far from home these past few years, traveling the country and Europe as one of the best junior luge sliders in the U.S. Last weekend, Buckley, who is a junior cyber school student because of her...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: If it's speed skating, it must be wackiness

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: If it's speed skating, it must be wackiness
    No athlete likes chaos, but if you're a certain kind of TV viewer, a competition in disarray is the best kind of competition of all. In other words, you probably enjoy watching speed skating. Short track’s alternate name might as well be Chaos...
  • Pennsylvania Olympics feature real winter games

    Pennsylvania Olympics feature real winter games
    "Welcome to NBC's exclusive coverage of Pennsylvania's first Real Winter Olympics. I'm your host Bob Costas, and with me here is movie and television personality Mr. T, beloved by Pennsylvanians because of his iconic role as boxer Clubber Lang in 'Rocky...
  • Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia — He had grown weary of the sportsmanlike platitudes and calm explanations. He had just spent 15 minutes discussing the most stunning upset of his career with a steady stare, and enough was enough. Just before exiting the dank...
  • Baltimore represents on new 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Baltimore represents on new 'Dancing with the Stars'
    Baltimore will certainly have something to root for on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars." We'd already heard Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones -- known for a little end zone shuffle -- will be strutting his stuff, partnering with Karina...
  • Apolo Anton Ohno now making strides against asthma

    Apolo Anton Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian of all time, was practicing for the 2002 Games when he learned he had exercise-induced asthma. It obviously didn't destroy the sporting career of the eight-time medalist. And now he is the public...
  • Who is Jack Mortell?

    Who is Jack Mortell?
    Editor’s note: In the Sunday Chicago Sports section, a story on Jack Mortell’s involvement in Olympic speedskating said that Mortell received portions of medal bonuses from U.S. Olympians in 2002 in an arrangement approved by US Speedskating....
  • On thin ice

    On thin ice
    Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    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...
  • Preparing for the Sochi Winter Olympics

    The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...