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  • Top bobsled driver defends Olympic team choices

    Top bobsled driver defends Olympic team choices
    The top U.S. women’s bobsled driver has defended the decision that made Lolo Jones one of the three sled pushers on the 2014 Olympic team. In a Friday post to her Facebook page, driver Elana Meyers did not mention any of the athletes by name but...
  • Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled

    Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled
    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb planned to sleep well Saturday night, but he wouldn't say the same for his German competitors. Holcomb's four-man crew sits in fourth place after the first day of competition, just one-hundredth of...
  • U.S. bobsledder Lauryn Williams' Olympic record has a bonus track

     U.S. bobsledder Lauryn Williams' Olympic record has a bonus track
    Lauryn Williams' hamstring had failed her, but her competitive spirit was undamaged. Williams, who won a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the 2004 Athens Olympics and a gold medal for running in the first heat of the U.S. women's 400-meter relay at...
  • For Lolo Jones, high profile and low moments

    For Lolo Jones, high profile and low moments
    SOCHI, Russia — Lolo Jones began to cry Monday while talking about how U.S. women’s bobsledders immediately had embraced her after what she described as being thrown under the double-decker bus by her track and field teammates at the 2012...
  • Jamaican bobsled team works to afford Sochi; cash, sponsorship roll in

    Jamaican bobsled team works to afford Sochi; cash, sponsorship roll in
    The Jamaican bobsled team just got word Saturday that it had qualified for the Winter Olympics next month. Money appeared to be a major  obstacle, but now social media fundraising and a possible sponsorship have come to the rescue. The team's...
  • Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold, U.S. bronze in four-man bobsled

    Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold, U.S. bronze in four-man bobsled
    SOCHI, Russia -- Alexander Zubkov was given a daunting assignment for his home Olympics. His task: Take to Russian ice and make history, against drivers who have been beating him for years. Do svidaniya, world! Zubkov was uncatchable. He drove Russia...
  • Television schedule for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Television schedule for the 2014 Sochi Olympics
    All times are Pacific. SUNDAY Ch. 4: 3:30-7 a.m. — Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final (LIVE IN ALL TIME ZONES) Ch. 4: 2-6 p.m. — Men’s Cross-Country - 50km Freestyle Gold Medal Final; Four-Man Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs...
  • Lolo Jones faces familiar hurdles as Olympic bobsledder

    Lolo Jones faces familiar hurdles as Olympic bobsledder
    SOCHI, Russia -- Lolo Jones began to cry Monday while talking about how U.S. women’s bobsledders immediately had embraced her after what she described as having been thrown under the double-decker bus by her track and field teammates at the 2012...
  • Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold in two-man bobsled; U.S. gets bronze

    Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold in two-man bobsled; U.S. gets bronze
    SOCHI, Russia — Winless in the last three years in two-man bobsledding, Alexander Zubkov picked the perfect time and place to put that streak to an emphatic end. At the Olympics. On home ice. No one was even close, either. The 39-year-old...
  • How to watch the 2014 Sochi Olympics on TV

    The Winter Olympics, from Sochi, Russia, on TV. Many of the most popular events will be broadcast in prime time and on the weekends on NBC. NBCSP is also airing events in prime time and picking up a number of live events in the early-morning hours....
  • A Viking, a Cub, an Angel ... and an Olympian

    A Viking, a Cub, an Angel ... and an Olympian
    SOCHI, Russia — As he stands waiting for the women's bobsled event to begin, Fred Evans acknowledges that his family has done some pretty impressive things in the sports world. He has played in the NFL for the last eight seasons. His cousin Gary...
  • Lolo Jones, Lauryn Williams chosen for U.S. Olympic bobsled team

    Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones began competing in bobsled to erase memories of her disappointments at the Beijing and London Games. Sprinter Lauryn Williams, a three-time Olympian who won gold in the women’s 400-meter relay at London, turned to...