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2014 Winter Olympics

Austria's Hermann Maier competes during the men's Super-G on March 12, 2009. (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Top 3 Olympic Moments That I’ve Covered

As many sports fans have caught the Olympic spirit, I’ve been asked about my favorite Olympic moments, having covered six Olympic Games through the years. Here are my top three.

02/10/2014

Gold medalist Martin Fourcade of France competes in the Men's 12.5 km Pursuit during day three of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Early Concerns: Sochi Faces Issues Of Empty Seats, Lack Of Buzz

It’s an issue that comes up in the early days of almost every Olympics: What to do about those empty seats and lack of buzz? It’s the case again in Sochi.

02/10/2014

U.S. Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones stops by McDonald's Cheers To Sochi display in the Athletes Village to read good luck messages from fans ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for McDonald's)

Sick US Bobsledder Lolo Jones Calls Out Sochi For Killing Of Stray Dogs

“Single room was nice just wish I had one of those stray dogs to keep me company,” Jones tweeted, referring to the dogs who were spotted all over the Sochi area in the days before the Olympics opened.

02/10/2014

US skier Julia Mancuso poses on the podium of the Flower Ceremony after the Women's Alpine Skiing Super Combined at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 10, 2014. (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

American Julia Mancuso Gets Bronze In Super Combined

One gold down for Maria Hoefl-Riesch. The German skier won her third Olympic gold medal in only her sixth Olympic race Monday, using her slalom skills to surge ahead of her rivals and take the super-combined title.

02/10/2014

The Olympic and Russian flags fly during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Russian Athletes Issue Stern Challenge To World: Beat Us … If You Can

A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports instead of terrorism, coddling despots and gay rights.

02/07/2014

David Moeller of Germany in action during a Men's Singles Luge training session ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia on February 7, 2014 in Sochi.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

It’s Upon Us! 5 Things To Know About The Sochi Olympics

Want to get ready for the games? Here are five things you’ll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.

02/07/2014

Zach Parise poses after being named a candidate for the 2014 USA Hockey Olympic Team at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on August 26, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett’s USA Hockey Roster Projections For Sochi 2014

USA Hockey will bring a tremendously experienced and deep squad to Sochi in hopes of capturing the gold medal.

12/31/2013

Russian security forces stand guard outside a train station following a suicide attack in the Volga River city of Volgograd, about 900 kms (560 miles) southeast of Moscow, on December 29, 2013. A female suicide bomber killed 14 people when she blew herself up at the main train station in the southern city of Volgograd, raising concerns about security in Russia just six weeks before the Sochi Olympic Games. (VLADIMIR PAKHOMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least 15 Dead In Suicide Bombing At Russian Train Station

A deadly suicide bombing in Russia has raised security concerns for the Winter Olympics.

12/29/2013

In this handout photo provided by NASA, The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is launched with Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency onboard, on November 7, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Olympic Torch Blasts Into Space For 1st Spacewalk

A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station ahead of the first-ever spacewalk for the symbol of peace.

11/07/2013

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Liguori: Lindsey Vonn Raises The Bar In Toughness

If anyone can come back from a devastating injury, it’s Lindsey Vonn. She’s a champion and as determined as they come!

02/07/2013