| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:19 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Lindsey Vonn-less Olympics have created a mad rush for Alpine medals she might have won.
The injured Vonn can't make her own history in Sochi, but her absence is helping to make history for her best friend and also her fiercest...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
U.S. athletes have earned mixed marks at the Sochi Games; for every triumph in a sport such as slopestyle or luge, there's been a disappointment in skiing or speed skating.
The same might be said of NBC, whose decision to broadcast the most hours ever...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:52 AM
It was a strange sight. After all this -- 16 years, five Winter Games and as many career obituaries as medals -- TV's most mercurial Olympics star, Bode Miller, was shown mainly as a man ... waiting.
Yes, later there would be that cringe-inducing...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Five-time medalist Bode Miller leads the 20-member U.S. Alpine roster announced Sunday for the upcoming Sochi Olympics.
Miller, at 36, will compete in his fifth Winter Games, four years after taking gold, silver and bronze medals at the Vancouver Games....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Julia Mancuso, the Olympic gold medalist in alpine skiing, will celebrate her 30th birthday in March. But before she blows out the candles on that milestone-birthday cake, she's got something to check off of her to-do list: Add some more metal to her...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As the torch is extinguished on another Winter Olympics, it's time for organizers to sit back, sip an expensive vodka and reflect on their accomplishments:
Athletes and journalists from around the world can now fluently say, "Why does my room contain...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Some Olympic celebrities spend years taking shape. Others are formed before they even step foot on a Games course, somewhere in that no-man's land between national qualifying tournaments and the Opening Ceremony parade.
Mikaela Shiffrin falls...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics.
Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:29 AM
VAIL, Colo. -- Lindsey Vonn says she isn't just ready to race again, she's ready to win again.
The star of the U.S. Ski Team said Friday she is way ahead of schedule in her rehabilitation less than a year after suffering a severe knee injury at the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Lindsey Vonn is scheduled to do the official downhill training run Wednesday at Lake Louise, Alberta, the U.S. Ski Team said Tuesday evening.
Vonn will decide after a second training run Thursday whether she will compete in the World Cup races at Lake...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...