Olympics

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White crashes out in the halfpipe final at the Sochi Olympics. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Shaun White Fails To Medal In Olympic Halfpipe Stunner

An Olympic shocker this was. How big? White, the best snowboarder of his era, didn’t even win a medal. He finished fourth.

02/11/2014

Bob Costas (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time Tuesday

Bob Costas was hoping to pitch a complete game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. But with an infection that has spread to his other eye, the veteran broadcaster is making a call to the bullpen.

02/11/2014

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

Team USA bobsledders (L-R) Nick Cunningham, Justin Olsen, Dallas Robinson and Johnny Quinn pose together in the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Unlucky U.S. Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Gets Stuck In Sochi Elevator

Quinn, who destroyed a malfunctioning bathroom door at the Olympics late last week, found himself trapped again on Monday. Seriously.

02/10/2014

A view inside the Bolshoy Ice Dome where the hockey will take place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Olympic Work Stoppage Is A Good Thing For NHL Fans

I have no problem with the NHL shutting its doors every four years. No, I’m not talking about another labor dispute. It’s time for the Olympics!

02/10/2014

during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A Game on day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Americans Hold Off Finland 3-1 In Women’s Hockey

The puck bounced off Kelli Stack’s chest, and before it could flutter back to the ice she bunted it out of the air, past Finland goalie Noora Raty and into the net.

02/08/2014

A bathroom door at the Sochi games stood no chance against American bobsledder Johnny Quinn. (Credit: Johnny Quinn/@JohnnyQuinnUSA via Twitter)

U.S. Bobsledder Relies On Training To Break Down Barriers In Sochi…Literally

Locked in a bathroom inside the athlete’s village, U.S. Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn only knew one way to get out.

02/08/2014

General view taken on February 4, 2014 showing the Mountain Olympic Village at the Rosa Khutor Alpine center prior to the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games(Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Olympic Officials Dole Out 100,000 Condoms To Athletes

Amid security concerns, organizers of the Winter Olympics are doing what they can to ensure the world’s top athletes are safe — in the bedroom.

02/06/2014

Construction work at the Gorky Gorod 960 hotel is seen prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics at the Mountain Cluster on February 3, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

‘Pampered’ Media Members Facing Backlash For Tweeting Sochi Problems

Complaints have been flooding in — and going viral — as journalists get settled for the Winter Olympics. But just as quickly there’s backlash forming from people who say the grumbling is over the top.

02/06/2014

Picture of a road sign taken as a plane lands on February 4, 2014 in Sochi before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

US Warns Of Explosives In Toothpaste Tubes Ahead Of Sochi Olympics

The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

02/06/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White waves during a press conference at Gorky Media Center the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre on February 5, 2014. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images)

Canadians Criticize ‘Scared’ Shaun White For Withdrawing From Olympic Slopestyle

The U.S. star pulled out of the event Wednesday, about 24 hours after being banged up on a course that riders are criticizing as unduly harsh. Reaction came from several corners, not all of them positive.

02/05/2014

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Media Members Take To Twitter To Complain About Poor Conditions In Sochi

Let’s just say that many media members are not happy with the conditions and accommodations in the seaside city, and they’ve taken to Twitter to complain about the issues they’re facing.

02/05/2014

Para-snowboarder Evan Strong hands out Chobani at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Countdown in Times Square on October 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images for Chobani)

Schumer To Russia: Give Team USA Its Yogurt!

Unlike many just arriving at Sochi, alpine skiers don’t have too many complaints about their accommodations. But there’s this one thing. Where’s the yogurt?

02/05/2014

Vladimir Putin (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin Is At The Olympics, Co-Starring A Persian Leopard

Putin checked in at a preserve for endangered Persian leopards and visited a group of cubs born last summer in the mountains above the growing torrent of activity in Sochi for the Winter Games.

02/04/2014

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