Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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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.

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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.

Colorado trio claims top three qualifying spots in men’s ski halfpipe

Crested Butte's Aaron Blunck, the reigning world champion, was the top qualifier in the men's ski halfpipe competition. Three Coloradans sit atop the leaderboard.

Troy Terry shines again as U.S. advances (and Denver-St. Cloud showdown looms)

Troy Terry had three assists on Team USA's first three goals in a 5-1 win against Slovakia that advances the Americans into the quarterfinals.

Weather continues to complicate alpine ski events, Shiffrin to skip downhill

Mikaela Shiffrin has withdrawn from Wednesday's ladies' downhill event to focus on the combined event, which was moved up to Thursday.

Denver’s Lauren Gibbs helps USA post fastest women’s bobsled training run

Fans of speed and power are going to want to tune in to the four medal runs of the women's bobsled competition in PyeongChang.

Fool’s Gold Standard: America’s Olympic expectations are off-kilter

The Olympic Games (and their TV coverage) have created a bubble in the U.S. sports psyche that is hurting Team USA -- especially its winter sports athletes.

Katie Uhlaender’s fourth Winter Olympics comes to a dramatic, surprising end

Katie Uhlaender finished 13th overall in the women's skeleton competition, but how and why she ended up there is quite the story.