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  • U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics

    U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- The failure of U.S. skaters to win a medal in long-track speedskating in Russia came on the heels of one of the country's most successful World Cup seasons in years, with 28 medals. How did it all go so wrong? The U.S. Olympic Committee...
  • Shani Davis wins at Olympic trials

    Shani Davis ruled again in the 1,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials, edging Brian Hansen at Kearns, Utah. The two-time defending Olympic champion won with a time of 1 minute 7.52 seconds in the next-to-last pair. Hansen came up just...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    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. The...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig arrested on suspicion of reckless driving

    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said. The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
  • Speedskating: Men's 1,000

    Speedskating: Men's 1,000
    When: Feb. 12. Best of the U.S.: World record-holder Shani Davis won gold at the last two Games and captured three of four World Cup races this season. Best of the rest: Michel Mulder of the Netherlands is coming off a second straight overall...
  • Speedskating: Men's 1,500

    Speedskating: Men's 1,500
    When: Feb. 15. Best of the U.S.: World record-holder Shani Davis won silver his last two Games and medaled in two of four World Cup races. Best of the rest: First-time Olympian Koen Verweij, 23, of the Netherlands medaled in three races this season...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES American Masters The new episode "Alice...
  • Tease, please

     
    Every two years, now, I have to renew this plea on behalf of all of us who care about the Olympics enough to watch the prime-time broadcasts but not enough to want to know instantly who won which slippy-slidey contest......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Super Fun Night'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Super Fun Night'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Sochi Olympics: Germany wins gold in men's doubles luge

    Sochi Olympics: Germany wins gold in men's doubles luge
    SOCHI, Russia — Germany won its third straight gold medal in luge at the Sochi Games on Wednesday night as Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt captured the doubles competition. Known as “The two Tobis,” Wendl and Arlt completed their two...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
  • John Kass: Dasvidaniya, Sochi, you're beautiful

    SOCHI, Russia -- There are two things I probably forgot to mention about my time here at the Winter Olympics in Russia. But now that I'm wrapping up, I'll tell you. One is that there are palm trees everywhere, the fronds wafting in the warm breezes...