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Paralympic Games

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  • Avalanche kills two at Sochi Olympics site

    Two women died in an avalanche Sunday at the mountain site where skiing and snowboarding events were held during the Sochi Olympics. Officials at Rosa Khutor announced that 80 cubic meters (about 2,800 cubic feet) of snow swept over the middle section...
  • Sports cannot avoid conflict in Ukraine

    Sports cannot avoid conflict in Ukraine
    The conflict in Ukraine, where Russian forces have annexed Crimea, cannot help but spill over to the sports world. Last month, a Ukrainian skier withdrew from the Sochi Olympics and the Eastern European nation's team considered boycotting the...
  • U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics

    U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics
    The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics. Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 3/10 log (updated Sunday PM with all basketball matchups)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Milwaukee vs. Cleveland (d.).--MLB Net. 8:30 a.m.    Football: Nov. 2007: Phoebus vs. Indian River.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia vs. Minnesota (d.).--MLB Net. 11:30 a.m.    Baseball: May 2002: Phoebus...
  • Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 1 on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 1 on 'Dancing With the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars." Purdy answered a few questions from Sports Now editor Houston Mitchell. Here...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Winnie grows up

    'Dancing With the Stars': Winnie grows up
    The former Winnie on “The Wonder Years” announced that she wants to find her womanliness on “Dancing With the Stars.” Danica McKellar is in the right neighborhood, because the ABC dance contest accentuated sex in the season...
  • Vladimir Putin praises dominant Russian team after Sochi Paralympics

    Vladimir Putin praises dominant Russian team after Sochi Paralympics
    Russian President Vladimir Putin -- who has a lot on his mind these days -- took a few minutes Monday to thank his country's athletes for their dominant performance in the Sochi Paralympics. The Russian team won 30 golds and a total of 80 medals ...
  • At Paralympics, a Ukrainian orphan wins silver for U.S.

    At Paralympics, a Ukrainian orphan wins silver for U.S.
    A Ukrainian won a gold medal she dedicated to her country, which has been invaded by Russia. A Ukrainian orphan took silver, meaning she now has won medals for the United States in the winter and summer Paralympics. A Russian orphan trying to match...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 3/16 log (updated Sunday AM with matchups and corresponding adjustments)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Minnesota at N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; Episode 234 — on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 9:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Liverpool...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/15 log (updated Saturday AM with all basketball matchups)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Baltimore vs. Minnesota (d.).--MLB Net. 8:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester City at Hull City.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (at Bristol).--FS1 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/14 log (updated Friday AM with all basketball matchups)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Angels (d.).--MLB Net. 9:30 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II second round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Kansas City vs. Cleveland (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Basketball:...
  • Russia's Putin unmoved by pressure to defuse Crimea crisis

    Russia's Putin unmoved by pressure to defuse Crimea crisis
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his country wasn't responsible for the turmoil in Crimea, describing Sunday's vote on whether the strategic peninsula should secede from Ukraine as a crisis of a purely "domestic nature." Western...