Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro. The four-time Olympic gold medalist went out with a bang, winning three individual events and helping her California team win the NCAA championship last weekend.
The final preparations for the World Alpine Ski Championships are underway as the opening ceremonies kicked off in Vail Monday evening. The sporting event is expected to have a huge economic impact on Colorado.
Lindsey Vonn is treating the world championships in her hometown almost like her Olympics. You know, the ones she missed last February because of a knee that required two surgeries.
Going for gold in a dimly lit tent on the edge of the X Games grounds this week are a few dozen players going at it in “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” an eGaming event ESPN executives added to the Winter X program.
“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
At times, Bode Miller’s surgically repaired back makes him feel like he’s “balancing two pool balls on top of each other.”
Eva-Maria Brem of Austria earned her first World Cup victory Saturday, holding off teammate Kathrin Zettel with a smooth final run in the giant slalom.
Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend.
The end of a ski season usually brings another surgery for Andrew Weibrecht followed by weeks and weeks of recovery. No operations this summer, though.
The female USA Olympic Cycling team did some unorthodox training on Saturday as they took to the air instead of pedaling on the pavement.