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Wednesday’s Olympics Roundup: Gogiia gets gold in women’s downhill

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else. The Italian skier won the women’s downhill Wednesday, holding off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. women end medal drought with bronze in speedskating

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Mia Manganello crossed the finish line, glanced at the videoboard and let out a yell. She then grabbed hands with American teammates Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe, and...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Diggins paces U.S. women to first Olympic cross-country medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough....

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

American women make history with Nordic gold at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Marit Bjoergen and Kikkan Randall have shared a special bond since competing against each other at their first Olympics in Salt Lake City 16 years ago. On Wednesday,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 13 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. men’s hockey eliminated from Olympics in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL. Four years after his shootout heroics in Sochi,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn’s Olympic downhill comes up bronze

JEONGSEON, South Korea – Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders after seeing her time and shook a...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball’s new pace of play rules. Commissioner Rob Manfred and...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin relaxed, fast and focused on final Olympic event

JEONGSEON, South Korea – Relaxed, fast and excited. It was a good day for Mikaela Shiffrin on the Olympic downhill course Tuesday. Shiffrin will no longer start in the downhill medal race on...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. biathletes open up about gun control in America

DAEGWALLYEONG, South Korea – For his profession, Lowell Bailey wears a .22 caliber rifle strapped to his back. It has taken him across the world and to four Olympic Games, most recently to the...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tuesday’s Olympics Roundup: Canadians glide to Olympic gold in ice dancing

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance. The Canadian couple took the ice one last time and produced a dramatic interpretation of...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

College kids carry U.S. men’s hockey into Olympic quarterfinals

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Tony Granato knew going into the Olympics that Ryan Zapolski would be his goaltender and that the college kids on the Team USA roster would be counted on to supply offense....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rydzek leads German sweep in Nordic combined at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – From fifth to first, Johannes Rydzek got his gold. The 26-year-old Rydzek led a German sweep of the Olympic podium on Tuesday in Nordic combined, finishing ahead of...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports