| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:49 PM
SOCHI, Russia — It makes sense that a little-known snowboarder from Utah set the tone for the U.S. team at the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
"I don't know what to call it," Sage Kotsenburg said. "I have no idea what's actually going on."...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Improvements were made to the much-maligned halfpipe at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park but not enough to satisfy the leading Olympic snowboarders.
The high-profile extreme sports stars had extreme reactions after a practice session...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Twelve hours wasn't nearly long enough to ease their pain.
The morning after losing in overtime to rival Canada, the U.S. women's hockey players talked about the anguish of walking away from the Sochi Olympics with silver medals...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:14 PM
SOCHI, Russia — What will be the secret to future Olympic success for the extreme-sports crowd?
That's easy. Just keep adding new events and the medal count for U.S. snowboarders and freestyle skiers will probably stay at a high level....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:54 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Even in the wildest, proudest moment, in the land of his birthplace, the fast-racing mind of Iouri Podladtchikov darted around and landed in an unexpected place.
He wondered about snowboarding icon Shaun White. How would the face...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:44 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Snowboarder Chas Guldemond uttered two words you rarely hear in a mixed zone of outsized personalities of extreme-sports stars.
"No comment," Guldemond said.
This had to do with the second-day fallout of snowboarding star Shaun...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
U.S. athletes have earned mixed marks at the Sochi Games; for every triumph in a sport such as slopestyle or luge, there's been a disappointment in skiing or speed skating.
The same might be said of NBC, whose decision to broadcast the most hours ever...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:04 PM
With slopestyle, figure skating and skeleton all in action Thursday, it was a day without one big narrative but plenty of juicy smaller ones.
Russian figure-skating superstar Evgeni Plushenko practically set off a local media riot when he had an 11th-...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Call them the even-if Olympics.
Shaun White's bid to land a third consecutive halfpipe gold was going to be one of the most anticipated events of the Sochi Games even if he hadn't hit the deck in his first run of the finals like Tom Hanks' co-stars in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I could barely watch the Winter Olympics last month because at 44-years-old, I was finally aware that I would never win a gold medal at the half pipe. So much so that when I went away skiing with my family last weekend, I couldn't even bring myself to...