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The 40 Hottest Pics Of Sexy Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso

With Lindsey Vonn out with an injury, the spotlight shifts to Julia Mancuso. The sexy U.S. Ski Team member has four career Olympic medals including a gold in the 2006 giant slalom, silvers in the downhill and combined in 2010, and she just won the bronze medalist in the combined at these 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. She has also won five medals (two silver and three bronze) at the...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Matt Lauer share awkward exchange

NBC has experienced a lot of flack from fans of the Olympics, because of their refusal to show many events live. They’ve opted to show it on tape delay, which means some fans attempt to avoid all forms of media until they can watch it in primetime. Unfortunately, NBC is not only the broadcast channel […]Continue reading...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller’s Disappointing Eighth-Place Finish A ‘Tough One To Swallow”

Bode Miller entered the men’s downhill final on Sunday as the man to beat, but after a couple of missteps on the course, Miller finished a disappointing eighth place. After posting the fastest times during two of the three training days, the American skiing star entered Sunday’s race with confidence. At 36 years old, Miller was aiming to become the oldest Alpine gold medalist...
Via NESN.com
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bode Miller's wife hides head after disappointing run

Bode Miller failed to earn a medal in the Men’s Alpine Ski event and he was not alone in his disappointment. Miller’s wife, Morgan Miller was also shocked saying “Oh my God” before covering her head with her hood. Yikes. This is expected to be Miller’s final Olympics.
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller finishes a disappointing eighth in men's downhill

American skiing star Bode Miller hoped to win Sochi gold and make history in the men's downhill final on Sunday morning but ended up finishing a disappointing eighth place.Austria's Matthias Mayer set the time to beat of 2:06.23 early in the competition and had the remaining competitors chasing his time all day— including Miller. After all of the races on the fast downhill...
Via The Other Paper
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: Bode flames out

Bode Miller knew as soon as he crossed the finish line, and probably long before that. The American skier entered his fifth Olympics with high hopes. When he didn't live up to them in the men's downhill on Sunday, his disappointment was evident. Miller slumped over and put his hands on his knees, holding the pose for a few long moments as he contemplated a medal that slipped...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller struggles in men's Olympic downhill race

Prerace favorite Bode Miller struggled on the men's Olympic downhill course Sunday. Not even close to a medal, the American is in eighth place after the first 22 skiers to go. There are 50 entrants in the field. Miller, a five-time Olympic medalist, had the fastest time in two of the three training sessions at the Sochi Games. But after a quick start with a medal on the line...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller, Svindal expected to lead Olympic downhill

Ask just about any Alpine ski racer or coach at the Olympics who is most likely to win the men's downhill on Sunday, and two names pop up over and over: Bode Miller and Aksel Lund Svindal. That's based, in part, on the pair's past accomplishments. ''They have so much experience,'' Austrian Alpine director Hans Pum said, ''and so many victories...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ballad of Bode Miller

“If you have ever tried to ski when you’re wasted, it’s not easy” With that soundbite from a 2006 “60 Minutes” interview, the man that had captured the hearts of Americans with an inspiring performance in the 2002 Olympics became skiing’s bad boy. Bode Miller’s career is best described as a riding a roller coaster without being strapped in. Bode grew up in Franconia...
Via Standing O Sports
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn copes with being on sidelines during the Olympics

Olympic gold medalist and World Cup skier Lindsey Vonn is spending these days in New York as an Olympic correspondent for NBC’s “Today.” Back-to-back knee injuries sidelined her from Sochi and she’s trying to cope. “I’m kind of in the process of accepting the fact that I’m not there,” Vonn told USA Today. 
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller leads downhill training; women delayed

Bode Miller is at his fifth Olympics and already owns a U.S.-record five Alpine medals, so in many ways he certainly already has, as he put it Thursday, ''been here and done this.'' While Miller's past accomplishments, plus propensity for saying whatever is on his mind, might have made him an athlete to keep an eye on during the Sochi Games anyway, his skiing...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

American skier Julia Mancuso wants you to forget all about Lindsey Vonn

US Olympic skier Julia Mancuso recently did a photo shoot for GQ Magazine along with an accompanying article. The main theme of the photos and words...forget about Lindsey Vonn, I'm Julia Mancuso.The 29-year old alpine skier has been very successful throughout her career, but it seems that she can never step out from behind the huge shadow cast by her teammate Lindsey Vonn. Sochi...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller tops opening downhill training session

Bode Miller mastered the Olympic course on his very first run Thursday, leading the opening downhill training session. A bronze medalist in the event four years ago, the 36-year-old Miller clocked 2 minutes, 7.75 seconds down the Rosa Khutor course, where he injured his left knee two years ago. Patrick Kueng of Switzerland, who won the classic downhill in Wengen on home snow last...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton drops Superman photobomb on Lindsey Vonn at NYSE

Just a shot of Cam Newton dropping a Superman sized photobomb on Lindsey Vonn at the NYSE.
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Is this the next Lindsey Vonn?

With Linsey Vonn prevented from competing in the Winter Olympics due to injury, US women’s downhill has a new face, and it is the face of a teenaged Wunderkind. Her name is Mikaela Shiffrin, an 18-year-old budding superstar out of Vail, Colo. But don’t let her young age or assumed inexperience fool you. Shiffrin heads […]The post Mikaela Shiffrin graces cover of SI’s Olympic...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikaela Shiffrin, ‘The Next Lindsey Vonn,’ Lands On Sports Illustrated Cover (Photo)

Get ready, America. There’s a new gal on the slopes. Mikaela Shiffrin is set to steal the nation’s heart at the Sochi Winter Games and Sports Illustrated appears to be applying some serious pressure. The 18-year-old from Vail, Colo., landed on SI’s Olympic Preview cover and was dubbed “The Next Lindsey Vonn.” The teen sensation is heading to Sochi as the reigning world...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn Joins NBC As Olympic Correspondent, Will Report From U.S.

Lindsey Vonn won’t be competing at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, but she’ll still be a big part of the festivities. The gold medal alpine skier will join NBC as an Olympic correspondent for Today and NBC Sports. In the days leading up to the Opening Ceremony, Vonn will report on how Olympians prepare for the Games from the U.S. Once the Olympics officially get underway,...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC signs Lindsey Vonn for stateside Olympic role

Ski champion Lindsey Vonn will be working for NBC during the Winter Olympics, although she won't be traveling to Sochi. The network said Monday the gold medalist will report on the Olympics for the ''Today'' show and some NBC Sports broadcasts. Vonn was expected to defend her championship at the Olympics, which begin next week. But a leg injury has kept her...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller makes his 5th US Olympic team

There were no surprises when the U.S. Ski Team announced its squad for the Sochi Olympics: Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin was on the list and, of course, Lindsey Vonn was not. Five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller made his fifth squad Sunday, while 2006 Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety and Julia Mancuso also earned spots. In all, the Americans had nine women and 11 men on the team...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller wants to be a Gold Medal Skier and Father

When you mention the name Bode Miller to anyone in the world of skiing, a word such as legend might be used, a phrase such as one of the best skiers ever is bound to be spoken.  As Bode Miller returns to the Olympic Games, he is trying to achieve many things, some of which have nothing to do with snow but a lot to do with climbing mountains. American Skier Bode Miller (Image from...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Defago beats Miller to win World Cup super-G

Didier Defago of Switzerland edged Bode Miller by 0.05 seconds to win the World Cup super-G of the classic Hahnenkamm event Sunday, denying the American a first victory in more than two years. In snowfall and on a shortened Streifalm course, Defago was the next racer after Miller and timed 1 minute, 10.38 seconds for his first victory since winning a downhill in Bormio, Italy, in...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller fails to win downhill again in Austria

Bode Miller is starting to believe he might never succeed in the one race he'd love to win. After a mistake midway down the mountain pushed him into third on Saturday, Miller wondered if the classic World Cup downhill on the Streif course in Austria won't appear on his impressive list of career victories. The 36-year-old Miller says it ''makes me not wanting to...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NBC trying to add Lindsey Vonn to Olympics coverage

Lindsey Vonn may still have a presence during NBC's Winter Olympics telecast despite the knee injury that knocked her out of competition. NBC is reportedly in talks to add Vonn to their coverage of the Games, though she's not expected to travel to Sochi because of her injury. The quotes about Vonn came from Jim Bell, the executive producer of NBC's Olympics coverage...
Via Awful Announcing
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

With Vonn out, Cook leads surging downhill squad

When Stacey Cook completed her downhill run Friday, she raised both arms to the sky and flashed her pink mouth guard in a wide smile. The fastest racer to that point with the No. 13 bib, Cook ended up fifth to match Lindsey Vonn for the best result by the U.S. women's speed team this season. With Vonn out injured, it was a big breakthrough two weeks before the Sochi Olympics...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Without Vonn, Cook leads surging downhill squad

When Stacey Cook completed her downhill run Friday, she raised both arms to the sky and flashed her pink mouth guard in a wide smile. The fastest racer to that point - with the No. 13 bib - Cook ended up fifth to match Lindsey Vonn for the best result by the U.S. women's speed team this season. With Vonn out injured, this race marked a big breakthrough two weeks before the...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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