Sunday, February 23, 2020

Mirai Nagasu, once an Avs’ ‘Ice Girl’ to make ends meet, aims for history...

Mirai Nagasu fully intends to attempt -- and land -- the triple axel once again in the ladies' free skating event. She's the only skater that's daring to take on the challenge.

The Once and Future Queens: Shiffrin ascendant after Vonn’s fairytale ending misses its gate

Lindsey Vonn, one of the greatest downhill skiers of all time, knew she was going to need a sizable lead, suggesting after that portion that "maybe I can pull out a miracle."

Ferreira’s three gems earn silver as fellow American Wise defends halfpipe gold

Wise, Ferreira's roommate in PyeongChang, crashed on his first two runs, betrayed by bindings that separated from his skis, but dazzled with a final run of 97.20 to give the pair -- and Team USA -- a 1-2 finish.

Alice McKennis overcomes years of injuries to finish 5th in Olympic downhill

The 2018 Winter Games marked a successful return from injury for two marquee U.S. women's alpine skiers.

Unconventional Olympian Lauren Gibbs wins silver medal for U.S. in women’s bobsled

Lauren Gibbs took an unusual path trip to her first Olympics, but the journey ended on the podium with a medal in hand.

Colorado’s Corning and Gerard punch ticket to men’s big air final

The two youngest competitors in the men's big air finals look to shake up the field once more.

Troy Terry gets his shootout chance; U.S. falls to Czech Republic in quarterfinals

Terry, a shootout hero for the U.S. in the World Junior Championships, was denied in the Olympic quarterfinal.

Lindsey Vonn bids emotional farewell to Olympic downhill with bronze medal

Lindsey Vonn earned her third Olympic medal, a bronze, in what she announced live would be her final Olympic downhill.

Frei: If the NHL stays home the next time, too, USA Hockey should go...

Realistically, if the NHL stays away, the USA should go all the way. Make Team USA all collegians. That's not a second-guess about what USA Hockey did this time. It's a reflection on what it should try next.

USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs are halfway to a bobsled medal

Through two heats at the Olympic Sliding Centre, Meyers Taylor and Gibbs, are in second place in the cumulative standings.