| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Even with Europe's super-efficient public transportation system, there are times when it makes sense to rent a car. Having your own wheels is ideal for getting to more remote or rural places (that aren't covered as well by public transportation): England'...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who won Olympic gold in the slopestyle event at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, will kick off the pool party season Sunday at the Palazzo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Anderson and athletes Kaitlyn Farrington, who won gold...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:07 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Russia swept the medals after a dramatic finish to the 50 km cross-country race on Sunday, with Alexander Legkov edging out compatriots Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ilia Chernousov to claim gold.
Just 0.8 seconds seperated the top three and the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen became the most decorated female Winter Olympian in history Saturday by leading a Norwegian sweep in the women's 30-kilometer cross-country ski race at the Sochi Games.
Bjoergen won her sixth Olympic gold, to go with...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:42 AM
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Charlotte Kalla erased a 25-second deficit on the final leg and won a three-way sprint at the end to give Sweden the Olympic gold in the women's 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay. Heavy pre-race favorite Norway failed to win...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Cross-country ski specialist Magnus Moan made up a 25-second deficit on the first leg and Norway outdueled Germany and defending champion Austria to win Olympic gold in the Nordic combined team event Thursday.
| 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 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals
Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team.
Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8.
Canada was considered the heavy...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:32 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna, skiing in short sleeves on another warm and sunny day, won his second gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race.
The Swiss led by...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:13 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women's cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal.
Bjoergen opened up a sizeable gap for Norway on her first of three laps in the final and...