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Ski Championships Are Like A Long Prime Time Commercial For Colorado In Europe

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.

02/02/2015

Lindsey Vonn of the USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Super-G on January 19, 2015 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Back In Top Form, Vonn Favorite In Speed Events At Worlds

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.

02/02/2015

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Video Review: Gamers Make Their Way Into Winter X Games

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.

01/25/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“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.

01/22/2015

Bode Miller of the USA takes the 2nd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Giant Slalom on December 08, 2013 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Bode Miller Unsure About Racing At World Championships

At times, Bode Miller’s surgically repaired back makes him feel like he’s “balancing two pool balls on top of each other.”

01/02/2015

Eva-Maria Brem of Austria competes in the first run of the ladies giants slalom during the 2014 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational at Aspen Mountain on November 29, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. Brem finished the first run in first place. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

In Aspen, Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem Earns 1st World Cup Win

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.

11/29/2014

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Ted Ligety Will Skip Events In Lake Louise

Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend.

11/27/2014

Andrew Weibrecht of the USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Super-G on March 02, 2014 in Kvitfjell, Norway. (Photo by Jonas Ericsson/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Weibrecht Chases Elusive World Cup Podium Finish

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.

11/27/2014

The women's USA Olympic Cycling team (credit: Danielle Dascalos)

Women’s USA Olympic Cycling Team Goes Indoor Skydiving

The female USA Olympic Cycling team did some unorthodox training on Saturday as they took to the air instead of pedaling on the pavement.

08/10/2014

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1st Round Draft Pick Conner Bleackley Is A Life-Long Avs Fan

It’s been a whirlwind the last few days for the Colorado Avalanche’s first round draft pick from this year, 18-year-old Conner Bleackley.

06/30/2014

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