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  • Speaking of Sports

     
    The Detroit Free Press reports: (University of Michigan football coach) Brady Hoke likely will be getting a new title: J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach. The Harris family is donating $10 million to endow the position and......
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    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...
  • Jamaican bobsled team boosts value of Dogecoin, currency based on meme

    Jamaican bobsled team boosts value of Dogecoin, currency based on meme
    Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a popular Internet meme, saw its value greatly increase Monday as the result of the Jamaican bobsled team's crowdfunding efforts to get to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Jamaican athletes Winston Watt and...
  • Top U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers speaks out amid Lolo Jones uproar

    Top U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers speaks out amid Lolo Jones uproar
    A top American bobsledder has spoken out in defense of her national federation, saying officials were justified in their selections for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has come under fire for naming track star Lolo...
  • Americans collect big wins in World Cup bobsled, luge competitions

    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man bobsled pilot in World Cup...
  • Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup

    Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup
    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge from La Cañada Flintridge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man...
  • Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot

     Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot
    It was a steamy August morning, one of those tongue-dragging days when you can't stop imagining how good a mouthful of ice would feel. Ice was part of Aja Evans' midsummer day's dream too. Evans was thinking about how good she wanted to feel when she...
  • Another bobsledding medal for Palos Hills' Eberling

    Another bobsledding medal for Palos Hills' Eberling
    With her third bronze medal in three races, all while pushing driver Jamie Greubel’s sled, Katie Eberling of Palos Hills helped add another line to the unprecedented record of World Cup bobsled success for the U.S. women this season. Greubel and...
  • First World Cup bobsled gold for Chicago's Evans

    First World Cup bobsled gold for Chicago's Evans
    Aja Evans of Chicago pushed driver Elana Meyers to the gold medal in a World Cup bobsled race Friday evening in Park City, Utah. It was the first World Cup victory for Evans and for Meyers as a driver.  The duo had finished second last week in Calgary....
  • Evans, Eberling on World Cup podium

    Evans, Eberling on World Cup podium
    Bobsled pushers Aja Evans of Chicago and Katie Eberling of Palos Hills both made the podium in the first women's race of the 2013-14 World Cup season Saturday in Calgary. Evans and driver Elana Meyers were silver medalists by .56 seconds in the two-...
  • Bobsled a weighty matter for Lolo Jones

    Bobsled a weighty matter for Lolo Jones
    PARK CITY, Utah -- When hurdler Lolo Jones decided to try switching seasons and attempt to make the U.S. Olympic bobsled team for the Sochi Olympics, she expected to experience thrills as she hurtled down icy tracks around the world. She didn’t...
  • USOC's Blackmun: Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games

    USOC's Blackmun:  Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games
    Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires. In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...