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  • Women's skeleton

    Women's skeleton
    When: Feb. 13-14. Best of the U.S.: Noelle Pikus-Pace finished second in the World Cup standings this season, winning five gold medals, three silver and a bronze in 10 races. Best of the rest: Britain's Lizzy Yarnold won the Word Cup circuit this...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • Burb's Eye View: Monster mavens meet at the Marriott

    Burb's Eye View: Monster mavens meet at the Marriott
    Judging by his oozing head wound, the gray, plastic Hazmat suit Ken Mclaughlin was wearing didn’t help stave off the zombie attack. I met him in a small conference room at the Burbank Marriott Saturday. Just outside the door, demons walked freely,...
  • Top U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers speaks out amid Lolo Jones uproar

    Top U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers speaks out amid Lolo Jones uproar
    A top American bobsledder has spoken out in defense of her national federation, saying officials were justified in their selections for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has come under fire for naming track star Lolo...
  • NASA 'super ball bot' could one day bounce onto Saturn's moon Titan

    NASA 'super ball bot' could one day bounce onto Saturn's moon Titan
    Among all the challenges of sending robotic explorers to other planets and moons, nailing the landing has to be the most nail-biting part. Now, a team at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View has devised a strange, flexible "super ball bot"...
  • U.S. skeleton racer disqualified an hour after World Cup win

    U.S. skeleton racer disqualified an hour after World Cup win
    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...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Leap Year' on HBO

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be......
  • Heaven out of hell at Rob Zombie/Slayer concert in Reading

     
    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......
  • Men who stole Olympian's gold medal sentenced

    Men who stole Olympian's gold medal sentenced
    VISTA, Calif. -- Two men who committed a series of North County burglaries, including a break-in at the Oceanside home of 2002 Olympic skeleton champion Tristan Gale Geisler, were sentenced to prison terms Thursday. Emilio Valencia, 22, and David Isaac...
  • Online Dish: People Horrified Over Sexy 'Anna Rexia' Costume

    Online Dish: People Horrified Over Sexy 'Anna Rexia' Costume
    It's time to get your costume ready for Halloween. But one costume out in stores this year has people horrified. People are saying the famous costume seller Ricky's NYC in New York City went too far with its 'Anna Rexia' costume. The costume consists of...
  • Rep. Walsh denies child support claim, says ex-wife trying to 'exploit' his position

    Rep. Walsh denies child support claim, says ex-wife trying to 'exploit' his position
    WASHINGTON — Rejecting his ex-wife’s claim that he owes more than $100,000 in child support, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh contends that he and she informally modified their support agreement for five years and that she is now trying to “exploit&...
  • Marlins, Heat, Panthers promote Tobacco Free Florida Week

     
    Those public service announcements by local athletes in which they say they don???t chew, dip or smoke, are having an impact. So much so that Gov. Charlie Crist proclaimed this week ???Tobacco Free Florida Week.??? In an unusual display of......