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What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Lindsey Vonn's moment, ladies short program, USA men's hockey

It's down to the homestretch in PyeongChang -- and we've finally arrived at the moment Lindsey Vonn has been waiting eight years for. Vonn goes for gold in the women's downhill in Primetime tonight, along with the ladies figure skating competition beginning with the short program. Also, the U.S. men's hockey team meets the Czech Republic in a quarterfinal clash at 10 p.m. ET, while...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Vonn eyes gold in downhill, ladies' figure skating starts

Lindsey Vonn, Mirai Nagasu, Bradie Tennell and the U.S. women's bobsled team highlight Tuesday's primetime action on NBC.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Column: A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn’s home in Coloradao, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend for some advice. How does she handle the pressure? How does she deal with the expectations? Vonn didn’t hesitate to answer. An honest answer, and one the new Olympic downhill champion seemed to take to heart. “It probably helped her (win),” Vonn said...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn in Olympic downhill: What you need to know

Lindsey Vonn stands on the brink of one of the biggest races of her career with the Olympic women’s downhill now only hours away. The 2010 Olympic downhill champion has been aching for this race since she had to miss the 2014 Olympics due to a pair of injuries and surgeries on her right knee. The race Wednesday in South Korea (Tuesday night in Denver) will be covered live by NBC...
Via The Denver Post
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn’s last Olympics hope: a ‘medical miracle’

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Lindsey Vonn, the most successful World Cup woman skier of all-time, is “99.9 percent sure” that Wednesday will mark her final Olympic downhill race. She is not retiring just yet though. The 33-year-old American’s plan, for the moment, is to carry on competing in the World Cup until she surpasses Sweden’s...
Via New York Post
5 days ago

Sofia Goggia takes downhill gold; Lindsey Vonn earns bronze

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia of Italy has won gold, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze medal in what is likely her final Olympic downhill. Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway was the surprise silver medalist Wednesday after turning in a sizzling run as the 19th racer on the course. Mowinckel also earned silver in the giant slalom at these Games. Goggia finished...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn set to compete in last Olympic women’s downhill

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is set to compete in her last Olympic downhill, but she says she’d rather not focus on that right now. Vonn, the downhill gold medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, is generally considered the favorite at the Pyeongchang Games. She’s looked good in training runs. Also Wednesday, the women’s figure-skating competition starts with the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Abrahamson: Lindsey Vonn has waited eight years for 100 seconds

JEONGSEON, South Korea It will take Lindsey Vonn 100 seconds, more or less, to ski the Olympic downhill on Wednesday. It has taken her eight years to get back to this moment. Take it in. Appreciate it. Appreciate her. The three training runs here at the Jeongseon downhill course suggest that Vonn is in excellent position for a medal. Of course, in Alpine racing, nothing nothing...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn ready for Olympic downhill final after playing ‘mind games’ in training

Mondays downhill training 1. Ramona Siebenhofer (Austria) 2. Michelle Gisin (Switzerland) +.20 seconds 3. Nadia Fanchini (Italy) +.21 seconds Sundays downhill training 1. Stephanie Venier (Austria) 2. Sofia Goggia (Italy) +.08 seconds 3. Lindsey Vonn (USA) +.35 seconds Saturdays downhill training 1. Lindsey Vonn (USA) 2. Ramona Siebenhofer (Austria) +.18 seconds 3. Alice McKennis...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn: 'All or nothing' in Olympic downhill final

Lindsey Vonn said Im going to give it everything I have" in the Olympic downhill final on Tuesday.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Lindsey Vonn takes final downhill training run

Lindsey Vonn, who said that she likes playing "mind games" in training, took her final downhill training run on Monday.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn responds to 'haters'

Vonn said she just ignores the haters and feels "sorry for them."
Via Sporting News
6 days ago

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn joins star exodus from team event

The team event in the Winter Olympic alpine skiing has been shorn of another star, with Lindsey Vonn unlikely to compete.
Via Sporting News
6 days ago

The secret messages Lindsey Vonn wrote on her Olympic race suit

SCHEDULE UPDATE: Vonn will will return for the final women's downhill training run on Monday at 9 p.m. ET. LIVE STREAM Look closely at Lindsey Vonn. When NBC cameras zoom in on the two-time Olympic medalist, viewers will notice that she wrote a couple of messages on her uniform in permanent marker. On the thumb of her right glove, Vonn has the word believe in Greek. It mirrors a...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women’s downhill at the Pyeongchang Games. “I’ve tried not to think about it as being my last Olympic downhill. Just focus on the moment, the right here and the right now. And I think later I’ll reflect on how much I enjoyed it and how much my teammates and my coaches...
Via MyNorthwest.com
6 days ago

Lindsey Vonn not opposed to playing mind games

Lindsey Vonn detailed why she doesn't like finishing first in training runs, plus the U.S. women's hockey team beats Finland to advance to the semifinal.
Via CSN Chicago
6 days ago

Lindsey Vonn: I didn’t want to win in training today

Sundays downhill training 1. Stephanie Venier (Austria) 2. Sofia Goggia (Italy) +.08 seconds 3. Lindsey Vonn (USA) +.35 seconds Lindsey Vonn clocked the fastest time in Saturdays downhill training run. But she went out of her way not to let that happen again in Sundays training run. As Vonn approached the finish, she stood up out of her crouch and extended her arms, purposely slowing...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

Mikaela Shiffrin not sure if she will compete in downhill

Mikaela Shiffrin says she still is not sure whether she will compete in the women’s downhill skiing event at the 2018 Winter Olympics on PyeongChang.Shiffrin on Monday went through her second training run in the downhill and had a time of 1:41.55. Afterwards, she told NBC that she still was not sure if she would compete in the event, which is on Wednesday.“I want to, for sure. But...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn is playing mind games with her opponents

Lindsey Vonn didn’t become an Olympic gold medalist simply by being a good skier; she also knows how to win the mental game with her opponents.The American skier practiced on Monday in PyeongChang in the women’s downhill event and had a good run, but she intentionally tried to make herself worse. That was a strategic move by the 33-year-old.“I was trying to slow myself down,” Vonn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC misses surprise gold medal run after switching to figure skating

NBC had some rough luck while airing the Olympic Games on Friday night.NBC primarily showed the women’s super-G alpine skiing event, which featured Lindsey Vonn — the biggest American female athlete at the Olympics. Vonn was first out of the gate and made a mistake, which led to her time being surpassed pretty quickly.After the first 19 skiers had gone, NBC had essentially said that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn ‘disappointed’ after bobble in super-G

Lindsey Vonn returned to the slopes at the Olympics for the first time since 2010, and her first event did not go as hoped.Vonn competed in the super-G in South Korea on Saturday and was first to go down the course. She was doing great until the end when she had a bobble and skidded off the course. The mistake was enough to keep her out of medal contention.After the race, Vonn acknowledged...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian skier goes missing in New York, turns up a week later in California

Is this a case of our worst nightmare coming true or something completely different? It might take a while for authorities to figure out what happened to a Canadian man who hit up New York for a skiing trip, only to go missing and show up in California six days later.It’s one of the strangest stories you will read all year. Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis was reported missing back...
Via SNIPdaily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC analyst Bode Miller apologizes for questionable marriage comments

Bode Miller apologized Wednesday evening for comments he made while on the air earlier in the day regarding an Olympic skier.Miller and broadcast partner Dan Hicks were discussing Austria’s Anna Veith and her performances prior to and since surgery to repair a torn ACL. Hicks pointed to the procedure as a possible reason for Veith not performing at the same level she once did. Miller...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch skier Lara Gut crash into cameraman at Olympics

Even a cameraman wasn’t safe at the ladies giant slalom event during the 2018 Winter Olympics on Thursday.Swiss skier Lara Gut wiped out on the course and crashed into a cameraman, and a few others in the process as well. Somehow, Gut popped right back up fairly quickly, and appeared to emerge from the cash unscathed. She ended up skiing down the hill to complete her run. Hopefully...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn gets cutest tweet ever from young fan

Lindsey Vonn received the cutest tweet from a young fan who was watching the Opening Ceremony for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.Renee Chou, a news anchor for WRAL in Raleigh, N.C., tweeted a photo at Vonn that showed reporter’s 3-year-old daughter waving to the skier while watching her on TV: Chou appeared to be watching the Opening Ceremony on the delayed broadcast from NBC...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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