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Paralympic Games

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  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/8 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: Women’s Mission Hills World Championship third round (d. in Haikou, China).--Golf 7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 6: Everton vs. Arsenal (in London).--FS1 7:...
  • Nothing Stops Parnell As He Prepares For Paralympics In Sochi

    On a trip to Mount Snow in Vermont to watch a mountain bike race about 10 years ago, Pat Parnell saw a sign in the window of a ski lodge that read "Disabled ski lessons." Parnell, who was born without his full left femur, wanted to try. He had played...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/7 log (updated Friday AM with more pairings)

    10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: N.Y. Mets vs. Houston (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s quarterfinal: Syracuse vs. N.C. State.--CSN 11 a.m.    Paralympics: Opening ceremony (in Sochi, Russia).--NBCSN 11:30 a.m.    Basketball: Feb....
  • UCLA's Nick Ekbatani, USC's Kelli Tennant a solid team after accident

    UCLA's Nick Ekbatani, USC's Kelli Tennant a solid team after accident
    The former UCLA football player glistened with tough, his blade prosthetic a shiny blur as he sprinted into the Rose Bowl. This popular offensive lineman who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident 16 months ago brought the blue-clad crowd to its feet...
  • Novak Djokovic says Roger Federer is slowing down

    When a long-time opponent says you're slowing down, it is either time to get re-energized or realize a brilliant tennis career is on the downswing. At the ATP World Finals in London this week, Novak Djokovic took note that Federer's ranking has...
  • Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope

    Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said. “In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
  • A lesson plan to spare the Olympics from Sochi

    A lesson plan to spare the Olympics from Sochi
    OK, class, everyone who really wanted to go to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics even before the recent deadly bombings in Volgograd, raise your hand. I see you, President Vladimir Putin. Anyone else? No? Then let’s see how we can...
  • Watch Paul McCartney try really hard to catch T-shirt at Nets game

    Watch Paul McCartney try really hard to catch T-shirt at Nets game
    Paul McCartney is a lover, not a fighter. Wait, that was Michael Jackson. Well, it turns out that the same goes for Jackson's singing partner in the classic '80s hit "The Girl Is Mine." And it's a good thing, too, or else things might have gotten...
  • Lane Kiffin reportedly consulting for ... Alabama?

    Lane Kiffin reportedly consulting for ... Alabama?
    Change that "Denny's menu" playbook to a "Waffle House." ESPN reported this week that former USC Coach Lane Kiffin was invited by Nick Saban to help evaluate Alabama's offense. Insert joke here (          ). USC fans would tell Alabama fans to...
  • Heather Mills abandons quest to compete in 2014 Paralympic Games

    Heather Mills abandons quest to compete in 2014 Paralympic Games
    Heather Mills, the former wife of Beatles singer Paul McCartney, has spent the last two years mounting a serious effort to qualify for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Now, it seems, her quest to make the British ski team has ended. Mills,...
  • If you're game for Sochi, the clock's winding down

    If you don't already have a running start, your own Sochi Olympics bid will probably fall short. Though ticket sales will continue indefinitely, CoSport, the Games' authorized U.S. ticket seller, expects to stop peddling lodging-and-ticket packages in...
  • 'Beast' of a wheelchair athlete aims for third consecutive title

    Conquer adversity. Rise to the top. Maintain excellence. Chalk talk for a football team's locker room? Perhaps, but for world-class wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden, those words represent more than a mere rah-rah cry. The 2013 Boston Marathon...