| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
| Feb 9, 2014
During moderate winters you can usually find me wetting a line for a few yellow perch and chain pickerel, but we haven't had one like this in many years. Bone-numbing cold and ice-locked creeks have made panfishing more chore than challenge, frankly. Been...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Winter weariness was all too apparent last week as Severna Park families once more cleared ice and snow off sidewalks and driveways, then snuggled down indoors. For many, televised coverage of the Winter Olympics provided a pleasant diversion. But, for...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The snow in the Caucasus Mountains is dissolving, the white patches shrinking, and many athletes on Team USA seem to be melting down with them.
Some Americans are drained, and others are dragging. When they ski or they skate, they think they went fast,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Cover me, Jenkins, I'm going to the gift shop to buy a tube of Crest.
I don't want to oversell danger a day before the Opening Ceremonies of the XXII Winter Olympiad. But when the first question to the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee today is, "Are you...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:50 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The men’s downhill course at Rosa Khotur is being called by racers one of the best in Olympics history.
“I think the hill is the toughest we’ve seen this year,” U.S. star Bode Miller said earlier this week....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Bode Miller won a bronze medal in the men's super-G at the Sochi Games over the weekend, becoming the oldest Alpine medalist in Olympic history, at 36 years and 127 days. Miller dedicated the race and the medal to his younger brother, Chelone Miller,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Olympic newcomer Jackie Hernandez sustained a concussion when she crashed in her opening run of snowboard cross qualifying on Sunday morning here at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
Hernandez was able to return to the venue later in the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Bode Miller can't get his toddler to sit still. The 9-month-old boy is squirming around the hotel room as if he's ready to jump in the start gate of the Sochi Olympic downhill.
If you tell the kid to do one thing, Bode explains, he does the opposite....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:43 AM
SOCHI, Russia — For Sandro Viletta, it was a stunning Olympic gold.
For Ivica Kostelic, it was the same old Olympic silver.
The Swiss winner took advantage of a blistering slalom run to beat the favored Kostelic in Friday's super-combined, a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:03 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Two days after finishing eighth in the Olympic men’s downhill he desperately wanted to win, Bode Miller won another downhill training run.
This first-place finish came Tuesday in training for Friday’s super combined, in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:21 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Although the NHL has not committed to sending its players to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, many players and Team Canada executive Steve Yzerman have strongly endorsed the idea of again allowing the league's players...