Olympic Gold Medal

Team USA celebrates its 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Men's Ice Hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 22, 1980. The game was dubbed “the Miracle on Ice.” Team USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game. (Photo by Steve Powell /Getty Images)

‘Miracle On Ice’ Star Pavelich Auctions Off Lake Placid Gold Medal For $262K

The man who assisted on Mike Eruzione’s game-winning goal against the Russians at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics has parlayed his gold medal from those Games into $262,900, a nice nest egg, he said, for his daughter.

05/19/2014

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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

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Long Island Native Maria Michta Ready To Head To London For 2012 Olympic Games

A Long Island Olympian is headed to London to compete, and she leaves on Wednesday. Maria Michta from Nesconset will compete in the race walk.

07/22/2012