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  • What we'll remember about the Sochi Olympics

    What we'll remember about the Sochi Olympics
    Just like that, it's over. Eighteen days of Olympic competition and coverage have made us cheer (28 U.S. medals), laugh (see: Jimmy Kimmel and Kate Hansen's wolf prank) and cringe (whipping protesters? Really, Russia?). We know it's a long time until...
  • Davis, Hansen skate onto World Cup team

    Davis, Hansen skate onto World Cup team
    Speedskaters Shani Davis of Chicago and Brian Hansen of Glenview earned places on the U.S. long track World Cup team by finishing 1-2 in the 1,000 meters at the national single distance championships Saturday in Kearns, Utah. Davis, two-time Olympic...
  • No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals

    No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals
    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...
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • 2014 Winter Games

    2014 Winter Games
    They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games. The temperature was 61. That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
  • Shani Davis has small tear in groin muscle

    Shani Davis has small tear in groin muscle
    Two-time Olympic speedskating champion Shani Davis of Chicago has a small tear of an adductor muscle in his right leg, according to his mother. Davis, 30, has withdrawn from the first two days of racing at the opening World Cup meet of the season in...
  • Long track talent pool drying up?

    Long track talent pool drying up?
    Speedskating is split into two sports. One, long track, is against the clock. Each "race" has two athletes, with overall results determined by finishing time. The other, short track, is a race to the finish, like running events in track and field....
  • Hansen upsets Davis in speedskate nationals

    Hansen upsets Davis in speedskate nationals
    Long track speedskater Brian Hansen of Glenview scored an upset win over two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis to take the U.S. title in the 1,500 meters Sunday in Kearns, Utah. Hansen clocked 1 minute, 44.96 seconds to 1:46.65 for Davis, of Chicago,...
  • Kuck, Lehman 1-2 in speedskate all-around

    Kuck, Lehman 1-2 in speedskate all-around
    Jonathan Kuck of Champaign and Emery Lehman of Oak Park finished 1-2 in the all-around scoring as the U.S. Long Track Speedskating Championships ended Monday in Kearns, Utah. After winning Monday's 10,000 meters, 2010 Olympian Kuck finished with 151.723...
  • Shani Davis on top again at 1,000

    Shani Davis on top again at 1,000
    Clearly recovered from the groin injury that knocked him out of the season-opening lomg track speedskating World Cup meet a month ago, Shani Davis won his first 1,000-meter race of this season in Saturday's World Cup in Harbin, China. The 30-year-old...
  • Groin injury sidelines Shani Davis

    Groin injury sidelines Shani Davis
    Two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis of Chicago has pulled out of the first speedskating World Cup of the season with a groin injury, according to media reports and tweets from his Dutch coach, Ingrid Paul. Davis likely would have competed in both...
  • Another world medal for Shani Davis

    Another world medal for Shani Davis
    Chicago's Shani Davis earned his 11th individual career medal at the World Single Distance Speedskating Championships by finishing second in the 1,500 meters Thursday on the 2014 Olympic oval in Sochi, Russia. Davis's time of 1 minute, 46.83 seconds was...