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  • Sarah Burke’s night; Maddie Bowman’s gold in Sochi

    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Sarah Burke’s parents looked up the hill and saw the halfpipe workers making one last trip down in the formation of a heart. They looked the …


  • Olympic report

    Russian snags gold away from Kim Adelina Sotnikova gave Russia its first Olympic gold medal in women’s figure skating with a stunning upset of defending champion Yuna Kim of South …


  • Americans slip on slopes

    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – America’s grip on the men’s super combined ski race ended in the mush Friday at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Reigning Olympic champion Bode Miller and …


  • Olympic report

    Vetter to start in goal for U.S. Jesse Vetter will start in goal for the U.S. women’s hockey team when it opens the Olympics against Finland today in Sochi, Russia.


  • Newsmakers

    Diagnosed Former All-Star pitcher Curt Schilling has announced that he is battling cancer, according to a statement released on Wednesday through his employer, ESPN. The statement did not indicate what …


  • In Brief: White pulls out of slopestyle

    Winter Olympics: Shaun White is pulling out of the Olympic slopestyle contest in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, to focus solely on winning a third straight gold medal on the halfpipe. White …


  • 1984 Winter Olympics a lasting bright spot in Sarajevo’s past

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina – A city desperate for snow suddenly had too much. The biggest blizzard in 50 years hit Sarajevo the night before the 1984 Winter Olympics were …


  • Newsmakers

    Agreed The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with reliever Aaron Crow on a $1.475 million, one-year deal. Crow can earn an additional $50,000 if he is named an All-Star, …


  • Li beats Bouchard to reach third Australian Open final

    Tennis: Li Na has advanced to her third Australian Open final and will have to beat Dominika Cibulkova to win her first title at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. No. …


  • Russian security looks for female suspects

    SOCHI, Russia – Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will begin next …


  • U.S. skating team looks for a new hero

    KEARNS, Utah – Short-track speedskating Olympic hopeful Chris Creveling was headed to the locker room after his time trial Thursday when he was spotted by eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno, …


  • Miller, Sabres turn away Capitals in SO

    NHL: If USA Hockey needed a reminder of how well Ryan Miller can play, the Buffalo Sabres goalie provided one. Playing three days before the U.S. Olympic hockey roster will …


  • Blake lifts Lakers over Howard, Rockets

    NBA: Steve Blake hit a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 99-98 victory over Dwight Howard and the host Houston Rockets on Thursday …


  • Sochi: Help stop gay law ‘speculation’

    Sochi Olympics organizing chief Dmitry Chernyshenko (in photo) is asking the International Olympic Committee to help “stop this campaign and this speculation” about the anti-gay law recently passed in Russia. …


  • South Korean city awarded 2018 Winter Olympics

    The South Korean city of Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics today after failing in two previous attempts.


  • Nordic sports soar on gold-medal high

    Bill Demong’s historic Winter Olympics gold medal stirred a buzz among recreational nordic skiing junkies throughout the country, especially in north-central Washington’s Methow Valley. Demong’s gold was the first for …


  • Canadians rejoice

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir – all of Canada, even – might be celebrating this gold medal until the next Olympics. They have a lot of …


  • Ceremony offers break from already troubled Games

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With the din of Canada’s pride careening through domed BC Place like a Rocky Mountain storm, the 2010 Winter Olympics began Friday night with history’s first …

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