The Top 14 Sports Stories Of 2014Our sports teams here in New York weren't all that good this past year -- except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons -- both good and bad -- to keep tuning in.
Obama Down Case Of Beer In Hockey Bet With Canadian Prime MinisterCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.
Drop That Puck! U.S. Set To Meet Rival Canada In Sochi SemisWith 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics' decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby's overtime goal, there's no shortage of motivation.
Islanders' Tavares Done For Season After Tearing MCL In SochiOh no, Canada! Oh no, Nassau! The Islanders have lost their star and captain for the rest of the season because of a major knee injury at the Sochi Games.
Maria Lamb Blasts US Speedskating Leadership After Last-Place Finish"The skinsuit issue is honestly just the tip of the iceberg," Lamb said Wednesday. "Over the last few years, a few of us have raced better in spite of the organization rather than because of it."
Oshie Fever Alive And Well Heading Into US-Czech Republic QuarterfinalHis cover is blown. T.J. Oshie, the mild-mannered forward who morphed into Superman against Russia, won't sneak up on anyone again soon, let alone against the Americans' next opponent on Wednesday.
American Ted Ligety Dominates For Gold In Olympic Giant SlalomLeading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa Khutor course in a two-leg combined time of 2 minutes, 45.29 seconds, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing.
Boomer & Carton: Olympian Nick Goepper Stops By With His Bronze MedalAt the tender age of just 19 years old, Nick Goepper has an Olympic bronze medal on his already impressive resume.
Quick Gets Start In Goal For US Quarterfinal; Canada Tabs PriceThe Americans plan to start Jonathan Quick — not Ryan Miller — on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Games. They'll play either the Czech Republic or Slovakia.
American Alex Deibold Takes Bronze In Men's SnowboardcrossDeibold edged teammate Taylor Jacob then sprinted to bronze, the painful memories of when he served as a wax technician — grunt work really — for the Olympic team after failing to qualify evaporating in the process.
US Women Dominate Sweden, Advance To Gold Medal Hockey GameJesse Vetter needed just eight saves to help the Americans clinch no worse than a silver medal. The U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women's hockey was added in 1998.
Bode Miller Defends Interviewer After Being Brought To Tears In SochiThe interview, conducted after Miller won a bronze medal in the men's super-G ski race, turned to his emotions given the passing of his younger brother, Chelone, who died last year.