| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Evan Lysacek came to Twin Rinks Arena in Buffalo Grove Thursday to give a private lesson to a 14-year old figure skater, Rudi Baruch, whose dad had bought the opportunity in a charity auction.
But Lysacek was on the ice an hour before the lesson began,...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Lindsey Vonn left herself a mountain to climb.
Skiing with an unaccustomed conservatism in Sunday's season-ending giant slalom in Schladming, Austria, Vonn wound up a non-scoring 24th among 27 starters.
So she finished with 1,980...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Lindsey Vonn won her 50th World Cup race Saturday - a milestone but not THE MILESTONE.
That will come when Vonn takes World Cup victory No. 63, making her the biggest winner among women in 45 years of World Cup alpine ski racing.
It could happen...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics.
So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend.
1. There is...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Internet rumors have been flying about a potential coupling of Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, who is going through a divorce, and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow....
| Mar 2, 2010
| 7:46 AM
NEW YORK -- A lot of things in the world have changed since May. But not Jay Leno hosting "The Tonight Show."
Oh, sure, there was that awkward nine-month lapse between his farewell then and his return on Monday, a stretch when Leno left, flopped in prime...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Nine months after winning both her first gold medal wearing a ski racer's skin suit in the Olympics and a few million men's hearts showing plenty of skin in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue (emphasis on the lust in Illustrated),......
| Dec 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:34 PM
When figure skater Evan Lysacek told alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn he was getting ready to take her on now that he has taken up …...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Lindsey Vonn sprained the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in her left knee while finishing third in a World Cup downhill Saturday in northeast Italy and skied to first place in a Super-G race about 24 hours later. Jay Cutler sprained......