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  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
  • 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...
  • Newer sports took the gold for excitement

     
    (Philippe Desmazes / AFP/Getty Images My new favorite sports to which I’ll pay absolutely no attention for the next four years are snowboard cross and ski cross racing. They’re both basically hell-for-leather, side-by-side dashes down a...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • Weather cooperates for Eastern Pa. ski and snowboard season

    You just know it's going to be a good snow sports season when ski resorts open by Thanksgiving. Blue Mountain Ski Area near Palmerton and Bear Creek Mountain Resort near Macungie both opened well ahead of the mid-December curve this season, and the public...
  • Skiers and snowboarders urged to be prepared

    Skiing has changed tremendously over the last 20 years. Equipment technology improvements allow skiers and snowboarders to go faster, turn easier and execute runs and other maneuvers with very little skill over the same terrain that used to cause frequent...
  • Snow tubing time in the Poconos

    Snow tubing time in the Poconos
    Whether you want to call the recent cold snap a polar vortex, a winter plunge or chalk it up to an La Nina or an El Nino, it's cold outside. But unlike the hot days in summer that are called the dog days, the cold days in winter are called the fun...
  • Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms

    Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms
    Tuesday at its New York City flagship, Burton Snowboards unveiled the official uniforms to be worn by U.S. snowboarders at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, a collection that manages to be both retro-nostalgia cool and highly technical. The most high-...
  • Snow levels expected to drop as cold air blows across L.A. area

    Snow levels expected to drop as cold air blows across L.A. area
    This post has been updated below. Snow was falling in Southern California mountain areas Thursday night as cold air was expected to drop snow levels to 3,500 feet. The National Weather Service said that six to 12 inches of snow was expected to fall in...
  • 'Snowboarder Bandit' convicted in bank heists

    A Riverside man dubbed the Snowboarder Bandit pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing banks throughout Orange County, including one in Newport Beach and three in Irvine. Michael Brandon Franks, 30, was convicted of 10 felony counts of second-degree robbery...
  • Snowboarder killed in Donner Pass avalanche

     
    A snowboarder was killed Monday morning after getting caught up in an avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department said. A friend of the snowboarder reported him missing around noon. Search and rescue teams from Nevada and.....
  • Avalanche injures 2 skiers at Squaw Valley; snowboarders blamed

     
    Authorities believe snowboarders caused an avalanche at Squaw Valley Resort that injured two people Sunday morning, officials report. The avalanche was reported at around 9:50 a.m. on a section of the KT-22 peak. Officials say that three snowboarders...