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Alpine Skiing

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  • Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers

    Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers
    It was another big day for two U.S. ski team members who each has been having such days for weeks. . .months. . .years. And a third won the world title in an event, freestyle slopestyle, that will debut on the Olympic program next year in Sochi, Russia....
  • She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ

    She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ
    There is no doubt now whom the U.S. media will choose as the fresh-faced star in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, who became the youngest women’s Alpine skiing world champion since 1985 when she won Saturday&...
  • Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring

    Culture is key, but key to culture comes through hiring
    When I was young and naive (approximately 16 months ago), I believed all it took to create a happy workplace were big salaries and free doughnuts. Turns out, it's a bit more involved. There's this thing called "culture," and the happiest workplaces...
  • Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back

    Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back
    South Florida consumers aggravated by annoying "robo calls" on their cellphones from debt collectors are fighting back – suing the companies that make the calls and often collecting cash settlements from the lenders. Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott D....
  • Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan

    Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan
    House Republican plans to repeal the new healthcare law and to convert the Medicaid insurance program into a block grant to states could force as many 44 million poor and disabled Americans out of the program over the next decade, according to a new...
  • Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75; ski champ disabled in crash became role model

    Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75; ski champ disabled in crash became role model
    Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an...
  • Jump into Orlando's world of water parks

    Jump into Orlando's world of water parks
    Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...
  • For Vonn, divorce means big changes in handling ski career

    For Vonn, divorce means big changes in handling ski career
    Lindsey Vonn still intends to be known as Lindsey Vonn even after her divorce from Thomas Vonn becomes official. The question now is whether she will continue to ski like the same Lindsey Vonn who became the world's most successful active racer and the...
  • Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year

    Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year
    The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games. Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
  • By the numbers: Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)

    By the numbers:  Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)
    Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects: 1.  When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season.  With any luck, that means Team USA...
  • Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history

    Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history
    Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been.  She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever. Vonn underscored her assessment...
  • Vonn adds drama to her numbers game

    Vonn adds drama to her numbers game
    Lindsey Vonn has just one goal left this season. And she made her attempt to reach it a lot more dramatic Thursday. While Vonn's sixth in the Super-G in Schladming, Austria, was good enough to clinch her fourth straight World Cup season title in...