| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:21 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Switzerland defeated the U.S., 7-4, in the opening round of women's curling at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Switzerland has been in contention for the medals at major tournaments in recent years and the 2012 world champions recovered...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:07 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Wearing broad grins, Britain's curlers slid down the ice in unison and waved to family members applauding them from the top row.
Another day in the women's Olympic curling tournament, another record for the British.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games.
Canada beat Sweden in the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:33 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada won the gold medal in women's Olympic curling Thursday, beating Sweden 6-3 and avenging a loss to the Swedes in the final at the Vancouver Games in 2010.
The Canadians broke up a scrappy, error-strewn game with two steal...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:17 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada maintained its grip on the men's Olympic curling title by beating China 10-6 in the semifinals on Wednesday, setting up a gold-medal game against Britain.
The British defeated Sweden 6-5, sealing victory with a two-point...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
A long-ago decision by the board of governors at Exmoor Country Club launched a tradition of winter sports at one of Chicagoland's oldest golf clubs.
Founded in 1896 as Illinois' third golf club, Exmoor was recognized last year by Mayor Nancy Rotering...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:11 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Canadian guy with bulging tattooed biceps is pumping his fist and glaring. Two Norwegian guys with colorfully checkered pants are hunched over and shimmying. A Swiss woman is screaming at her friends with a mouth so wide one...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
SOCHI, Russia — The slightest shift in temperature — a few degrees either way — can make all the difference.
If the ice at his arena becomes too cold or brittle, Sergey Pliner will hear grumbles from figure skaters who want a soft...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:21 AM
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....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Having grown up in Florida and living much of my adult life in Southern California, I admit I never heard of the sport of curling until the Winter Olympics in Vancouver in 2010.
The competition, which involves meticulously -- and slowly, very slowly --...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The talent on the Blackhawks roster is undeniable.
The team has hoisted two Stanley Cups in four years, and now 10 of its players are headed to Russia to play in the Olympics. Five countries will be represented by the Blackhawks: the U.S., Canada,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:27 PM