| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:37 AM
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.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Steps away from the honking traffic jam of humanity crushing into the grand opening of Cars Land last week, Disneyland quietly welcomed back one of its icons - the Matterhorn Bobsleds.
The Swiss Alps-themed ride was the park's first...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games.
The temperature was 61.
That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:58 PM
It was no surprise all the initial stories about Thursday's selection of the U.S. women's bobsled team for this season focused on Lolo Jones, even if the high-profile Olympic hurdler had been distinctly discreet while starting her attempt to make the 2014...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 3:48 PM
SAN DIEGO -- It's not winter and San Diego is not known for its snow, but the USA Women’s Bobsled Team is in town now to prepare for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
San Diego has what’s considered one of the best wind tunnels of its kind in the...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:28 PM
CHESTER — Twenty-one years ago, Geoff Bodine zigged where he should have zagged, and as a result, the U.S. won its first gold medal in the bobsled in 62 years.
On Monday, Bodine flew up from his home in Florida for the unveiling of his Bo-Dyn...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Aja Evans ended her rookie year as a bobsled pusher with her best World Cup finish.
The Chicagoan did it Friday on the 2014 Winter Olympic track in a manner that bodes well for the chances of whichever sled she might push in Sochi, Russia, next winter....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Chicagoan Aja Evans, in her rookie season as a bobsled pusher, earned her first World Cup medal Friday in Igls, Austria.
With the fastest time of the 20 sleds in the second run, Evans and driver Jazmine Fenlator took third overall , just five-hundredths...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:21 PM
When he was a kid, Jim Shea Sr. couldn't wait to get out of Lake Placid, the then-sleepy little town in upstate New York whose claim to fame was hosting the 1932 Olympics.
"I can remember vividly, walking home from school along Main Street, saying, 'I...