| Mar 25, 2012
Facing a cupboard bare of medals and reeling from scandals, the once-proud U.S. bobsled and skeleton program was at rock bottom the year of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
The helping hands that reached out to restore stability and glory came from an unusual...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:41 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 61 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 42 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
LAKE PLACID, N.Y — Just before he jumps on his skeleton sled for a wild, head-first ride down an icy, mile-long chute, Bradley Chalupski lowers his helmet visor, revealing a large Star of David.
Beneath the helmet is another layer: a yarmulke...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:36 AM
You don't see this in the NFL.
Noelle Pikus-Pace, a top American in the Winter Olympic sport of skeleton, won a season-opening World Cup race in Calgary, Canada, only to be told -- an hour or so later -- that she had been disqualified.
The reason? Her...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:11 AM
AEROSPACE & ROCKETRY
Andrew Marzahn; Groton; purple; Comet Chaser
Taylor Dinger; Hecla; purple; Model Constructed Rocket
Rylie Graves; Aberdeen; purple; Purple and Yellow Rocket
Matthew Mitzel; Aberdeen; purple; Estes Phoenix Bird Rocket
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:47 AM
It seems that U.S. bobsled officials will not sanction Lolo Jones after she got into a bar fight with the stepdaughter of a Hall of Fame bobsledder over the weekend.
The U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation said there was no evidence to suggest that...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Outdoor spring high school and college sports in South Dakota have had a good run.
Don’t get me wrong. I love sports like baseball, softball, golf, tennis and track. But I know when I’m beat and I know a Mother Nature whopping when I see...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The last time she had raced in a World Skeleton Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., back in 2009, Katie Uhlaender was mourning the death two weeks earlier of her father, Ted, the former major league outfielder who had urged her to keep competing even as...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics.
So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend.
1. There is...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:23 PM
For a concert that has been billed as a match made in Hell, the temperature inside the Sovereign Center in Reading Wednesday night was a welcome relief from the scorching heat wave that has been cursing the rest of the......
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:36 PM
By Philip Hersh News and comment: News: U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Proctor & Gamble will announce Wednesday it has become an International Olympic Committee global sponsor as well. Comment: Another plus for the USOC in its efforts to regain...