Sochi Olympics

USA vs. Canada Men's Hockey Final (spoiler)

By Jim McCoy Fri 21st February Sportsmen's hockeySochi Olympics
The men's hockey showdown between Canada and the United States didn't pack the punch that most were hoping for when the game began.Read More »

Olympic Update: Men's 5k Relay (Spoiler)

By Jim McCoy Fri 21st February Sports000 RelayMen's 5Sochi Olympics
Viktor Ahn led Russia to Olympic gold in the 5,000-meter relay Friday, giving the short track star a record-tying eighth career medal. He joined Semen Elistratov, Vladimir Grigorev and Ruslan Zakharov in winning Russia's fifth short track medal in Sochi. With eight laps to go, Ahn took over the lead for good from American J.R. Celski.Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: US Vs. Canada- Women's Hockey (Spoiler)

By Jim McCoy Thu 20th February SportsSochi Olympicswomen's hockey
Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title. Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and Poulin had the game-winner with a power play goal at 8:10 of overtime. Shannon Szabados made 27 saves for CanRead More »

Olympic Update: Men's Halfpipe (Spoiler)

By Jim McCoy Tue 18th February Sportsmen's halfpipeSochi Olympics
David Wise won the gold medal in the Olympic debut of halfpipe skiing Tuesday, cutting through heavy snow to easily outclass the field. The 23-year-old American scored a 92 on his first run through the halfpipe clogged by wet, soggy rain and snow all night.Read More »

Sochi Update: Team Ski Jumping (Spoiler Alert)

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th February SportsSochi Olympicsteam ski jumping
Germany took the lead with one group to go and edged Austria into second to win the Olympic team gold medal on the large hill Monday at the Sochi Games. It ended Austria's incredible winning streak in the event - it had won gold in the last two Olympics and hadn't lost a team large hill event since the 2005 world championships. Germany, represented by Andreas Wank, Marinus Kraus,Read More »

Olympic Update: Women's Curling (Spoiler Alert)

By Jim McCoy Thu 13th February SportsSochi Olympicswomen's curling
Canada moved to the brink of the semifinals in women's Olympic curling by beating Denmark and Switzerland on Thursday to remain undefeated after five games of round-robin play. Sweden is just one win behind the Canadians after stealing a point in the final end to beat Denmark 7-6. The United States stayed alive in the tournament by picking up an 8-6 win over Japan in another eveRead More »

Olympic Hockey- Canada vs. Norway (Spoiler Alert)

By Jim McCoy Thu 13th February SportsHockeySochi Olympics
Shea Weber and Jamie Benn scored in the second period to help Canada shake off a sluggish start Thursday, helping the defending Olympic champions beat Norway 3-1. Patrick Thoresen redirected a shot in front of the net to pull the Norwegians within a score on a power play 22 seconds into the third.Read More »

Olympics: USA's Miller Leads Downhill Training

By Jim McCoy Thu 6th February SportsBode Millerdownhill skiingSochi Olympics
Bode Miller is at his fifth Olympics and already owns a U.S.-record five Alpine medals, so in many ways he certainly already has, as he put it Thursday, "been here and done this." While Miller's past accomplishments, plus propensity for saying whatever is on his mind, might have made him an athlete to keep an eye on during the Sochi Games anyway, his skiing still can grab headlines.Read More »

U.S. Eyeing Security For Russian Olympic Games

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th December SportsSochi Olympics
The White House says the United States would welcome "closer cooperation" with Russia on security preparations for the Winter Olympics following a pair of deadly attacks that sparked fears about the terrorism threat at the February Games. "The U.S.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Protest Zones At Olympics, NFL Injuries, Dwayne Wade, Etc.

The Miami Heat are waiting until tip-off to decide whether to play guard Dwyane Wade against the showdown against the Pacers tonight. Wade has missed six games this season in an effort to protect his knees, including Sunday's win over Detroit. OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - The Baltimore Ravens have placed wide receiver Brandon Stokley on injured reserve, ending his season.Read More »


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