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Writer went from chaperone to assisting with NBC's figure skating broadcasts

Alina Adams’ background in ice-skating began years ago as chaperone for her figure skating younger brother, but she’s parlayed it into a career traveling... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Erin Hamlin makes US luge history, while BYU student Kate Hansen makes cherished memories

Erin Hamlin earned the first individual luge Olympic medal in U.S. history, while BYU's Kate Hansen finished 10th in her first Olympic luge competition. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Park City resident Devin Logan takes 2nd in debut of Olympic ski slopestyle

Devin Logan had "the look" in the starting gate, the one described as her "eye of the tiger" gaze. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Sochi chief: No need to use stored snow, yet

Sochi Olympic organizers see no need to bring in stored snow to cope with the warm temperatures in the mountains — but are ready to do so if necessary. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Warm Olympics: Outdoor Olympic athletes adjusting to conditions caused by mild weather

Cross-country skiers are looking for precisely the right wax to cut through the mush. Jumpers are trying to land in snow that's way too soft. Freestyle skiers and... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Olympic stunner: Shaun White falls to the I-Pod

In an Olympic stunner, Shaun White failed in his quest for three straight halfpipe gold medals Tuesday, falling to Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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NBC's Bob Costas sitting out Olympics coverage with eye infection

With eyes reddened by an infection, NBC's Bob Costas said Tuesday he will sit out the network's prime-time Olympics coverage for at least one night. "Today" show... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Winter sports notebook: Previously fortunate Celski not bemoaning fourth-place finish in 1,500-meter short track

J.R. Celski has skated short track long enough to know that the unfortunate and frustrating bumps, mishaps and falls can punish you one race and make you the victor... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Youngest competing member of the U.S. ski team hoping for the best in the debut of her sport

Julia Krass is just 16, but she moved to Park City to live with a family friend in hopes of making the Olympic team. She will compete in the debut of slopestyle skiing... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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The best photos from Day 3 of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Here are Monday's best 15 photos from the Associated Press' photographers. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Dedicating her Olympic medal to her late grandfather, Mancuso finds faith in herself through her family's love and support

Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley native and graduate of Park City's Winter Sports School, made history with her bronze medal in Monday's super combined. She joins Bonnie... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Salt Lake resident and Australian snowboarder Torah Bright rides with a purpose

Torah Bright has dedicated her Olympic efforts, which include being the only rider, male or female, to compete in three disciplines, to the late freeski pioneer Sarah... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Video: BYU student, U.S. luger Kate Hansen's pre-race dance routine at Olympics grabs worldwide attention

NBC Sports Network captured Kate Hansen's dance routine prior to her two luge runs during the Sochi Olympics on Monday. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Canada's Hamelin wins gold in 1,500 short track

The Hamelin family of Canada got the Olympic short track competition off to a winning start. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Hoefl-Riesch wins 2nd gold in super-combined

Different American, same result for Maria Hoefl-Riesch — another Olympic gold in the super-combined. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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American Erin Hamlin stalking first singles luge medal for US; BYU's Kate Hansen in 10th

History. It's what German lugers always seem to be making. And it's what Erin Hamlin is chasing. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Fast starts for Sweden, Canada in women's curling

Sweden landed an early psychological blow in the women's curling tournament by beating big rival Britain 6-4 in a tense, strategic opening game between two favorites... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Amy Donaldson Sochi 2014: In just 2 days, athletes have felt the thrill and the heartbreak of the Olympic Games

Maybe the most valuable aspect of sport is that inspiration doesn’t just come when an athlete or team wins. It can come in watching a defeat, a disappointment, a... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Sochi 2014: US, Utahns comes up empty-handed in Olympic downhill but take positives from the experience

Bode Miller had high hopes after dominating downhill training runs. But like his Utah teammates, Steve Nyman and Marco Sullivan, he left with an experience but no... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Sochi 2014: U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson delivers under historic pressure to win slopestyle Olympic gold

At the end of a historic day in which competitors showed judges tricks women had never offered slopestyle before, it was the four-time X Games champion and the top... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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