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Lindsey Vonn’s ‘groin’ joke is too much for J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt didn’t intend to be the highlight of the ESPYs red carpet, but Lindsey Vonn made it happen in the most mortifying of ways. While doing a joint interview with ESPN’s Hannah Storm on Wednesday night, Vonn took a shot at Watt for being a no-show at her pool party. Grabbing his bicep, Tiger...
Via New York Post
11 days ago

Lindsey Vonn on Tiger Woods: ‘I still love him’

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods split up more than a year ago after dating for two years. But the Olympian still harbors strong feelings for the pro golfer, and said as much during an appearance Wednesday on “Access Hollywood Live." While things didn’t work out from a romantic perspective, Vonn says she and Woods remain close. “I still love him,” Vonn said of Woods, who...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Elin Nordegren apparently not on good terms

Most of us were surprised to learn a couple of years back that Lindsey Vonn, who was dating Tiger Woods at the time, had become good friends with Tiger’s ex-wife Elin Nordegren. At some point, the relationship between Woods and Vonn deteriorated. It sounds like Vonn’s relationship with Nordegren followed the same path. Page Six reports that party organizers at the Kentucky Derby...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Lindsey Vonn dances with Vanilla Ice

It certainly looks like Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn had a great time at Wednesday night’s “Armour Day” party. The event was a celebration held by Under Armour, celebrating the company’s 20th birthday and she was having a great time. In attendance at the party were many athletes sponsored by the popular sporting apparel company, including New England Patriots quarterback Tom...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Prosecutors move to drop domestic violence charges against skier Picabo Street

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah prosecutors moved to drop domestic violence charges against Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street after she was accused of throwing her father down the stairs and locking him in the basement of her home.Street faced misdemeanor domestic violence and assault charges after the fight with her 76-year-old father near Park City. Her lawyer contends that she was...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Prosecutors move to drop charges against skier Picabo Street

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah prosecutors are moving to drop domestic violence charges against Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street. Street was facing misdemeanor charges after prosecutors say she threw her 76-year-old father down the stairs and locked him in the basement during a fight at her home near Park City. Her lawyer says she was defending herself during the Dec. 23 incident...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Overall champion Gut overtakes Vonn to win super-G title

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) Lara Gut won the season-long super-G title on Thursday, finishing second behind Tina Weirather at the World Cup finals and overtaking the injured Lindsey Vonn for the crystal globe. The overall champion from Switzerland was only 19 points behind Vonn heading into the final race and needed to finish at least sixth to surpass the American, who injured...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn ends season early because of left knee injury

A hairline fracture in her left knee didn't deter Lindsey Vonn. Still, she raced. Three significant-sized fractures that could - if they became any worse - lead to surgery and possibly an end to her career? Now that got the attention of the all-time winningest female World Cup skier. Vonn announced Wednesday that she was leaving the racing circuit early after an MRI revealed the...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn ends season following scary MRI results

Four days after Lindsey Vonn suffered three left knee fractures during a Super-G race in Andorra, the World Cup leader announced in a post on Facebook that she is ending her season to focus on recovering for the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and the 2018 Olympics.Vonn crashed Saturday, and was strapped to a sled to slide down the rest of the course after being attended...
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn ends early because of left knee injury

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lindsey Vonn says she will end her World Cup skiing season early because of a left knee injury. The American skier is leading in the overall World Cup standings but says she has three fractures that are ''significant enough that they are not sufficiently stable to permit me to safely continue skiing.'' Vonn, a four-time overall champion, crashed on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn finishes 13th in Alpine event despite inury

Hampered by a fractured left knee, Lindsey Vonn managed to extend her overall World Cup lead by placing 13th in an Alpine combined event on Sunday, while Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada took the win.Wearing braces on both knees, the American led the competition after the super-G portion but posted only the 23rd time in the slalom run to finish 1.93 seconds behind Gagnon.Vonn's main...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Gagnon wins combined event, injured Vonn takes 13th

SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra (AP) Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada won a women's World Cup Alpine combined event on Sunday, and Lindsey Vonn placed 13th while competing with a fractured knee. Wearing braces on both knees, the American led the competition after the super-G portion but posted only the 23rd time in the slalom run to finish 1.93 seconds behind Gagnon. Vonn crashed in...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn leads combined event, day after fracturing left knee

SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra (AP) Lindsey Vonn posted the fastest time in the first run of a women's World Cup Alpine combined event, one day after fracturing her left knee in a super-G crash. Wearing braces on both knees, the American timed 57.04 seconds in the super-G run on the Aliga course to lead American teammate Laurenne Ross and Sweden's Kajsa Kling, who both came 0.26 behind...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn hurt again, has hairline fracture in knee

Lindsey Vonn is injured again. The U.S. Olympian suffered a hairline fracture in her left knee when she crashed during a World Cup super-G ski race Saturday in Andorra. Vonn had to be carried down the course in a sled after the incident. She announced the news via her Instagram, with a caption that read: “Got caught in the soft snow today and crashed pretty hard. X-rays showed...
Via NESN.com
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn injures left knee in crash at World Cup race

SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra (AP) Lindsey Vonn sustained an unspecified left knee injury during a crash in a women's World Cup super-G on Saturday while Federica Brignone of Italy took the win. The U.S. ski team said in a statement that Vonn ''was taken off the mountain on a sled by ski patrol and her injuries are being evaluated.'' The team's spokeswoman, Megan Harrod, confirmed...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn injured in scary ski crash, carried down mountain

U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn was injured and carried down the mountain during the World Cup Super-G event on Saturday in Andorra.The Associated Press initially reported Vonn appeared to injure her left knee, but there is no official word on her condition.The race was delayed for about 10 minutes as medical personnel attended to her.Vonn suffered a torn ACL in her right knee in February...
Via Fox Sports
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Brignone wins as Vonn crashes in delayed World Cup super-G

SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra (AP) Lindsey Vonn was transported off the hill on a rescue sled after crashing in a women's World Cup super-G on Saturday while Federica Brignone of Italy took the win. The U.S. ski team had no immediate report on any injuries. Racing in difficult conditions due to snowfall, Vonn had led Brignone by 0.32 seconds when she came off the race line and failed...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

US skier Vonn crashes in delayed women's World Cup Super-G

SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra (AP) Lindsey Vonn apparently hurt her left knee and was transported off the hill on a rescue sled after crashing in a women's World Cup Super-G on Saturday. Racing in difficult conditions due to snowfall, Vonn had the fastest intermediate time when she came off the race line and failed to recover as she slid off course on her left hip. The race was interrupted...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Weirather wins while Vonn is reminded of social media gaffe

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) A daughter of skiing royalty, Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein won a slushy super-G Sunday for her first victory of the season while Lindsey Vonn was reminded of her social media gaffe during another podium finish. Racing in unusually warm weather, Weirather finished 0.57 seconds ahead of Lara Gut with Vonn 0.64 back in third. It was the fifth career win...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tina Weirather wins super-G ahead of Gut and Vonn

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein won a slushy super-G Sunday ahead of overall World Cup contenders Lara Gut and Lindsey Vonn. Racing in unusually warm weather, Weirather claimed her first win of the season by finishing 0.57 seconds ahead of Gut with Vonn 0.64 back. It was the fifth career win for Weirather, the daughter of two-time Olympic gold medalist Hanni...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Social media gaffe strains Vonn's status with ski supplier

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) Even after apologizing for a gaffe on social media, Lindsey Vonn still has work to do to repair some fallout with her ski supplier. A representative at Head, where she has a 10-year contract, did not take it lightly that Vonn posted a video of an angry outburst in which she destroyed her bindings with a hammer following a downhill where one ski detached....
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn's latest title overshadowed by social media gaffe

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) Apologizing for a gaffe on social media, Lindsey Vonn had little to celebrate after clinching a record 20th World Cup crystal globe title Saturday. A day earlier, Vonn posted a video of an angry outburst in which she destroyed her bindings with a hammer following a race where one of her skis detached. Vonn spent the night drafting an apology with her Los...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn apologizes after destroying ski with hammer after crash

LA TUILE, Italy — Lindsey Vonn has apologized to her equipment supplier Head after posting a video on social media in which she destroyed her skis with a hammer.Vonn posted the video after her ski detached and she fell, without serious injury, in a World Cup downhill event Friday. Swiss rival Lara Gut won and moved 13 points ahead of Vonn in the overall ranks with the season approaching...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn on body paint pic: ‘Athletic women can be beautiful’

Lindsey Vonn attracted a lot of attention this week when she took to social media to post a video of herself doing pull-ups while “wearing” only body paint during a photo shoot for the latest edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Even on set I never stopped training...now it's back to work. Excited to race this wknd in Italy! @SI_Swimsuit pic.twitter.com/hhQiLMnUob...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn incensed after losing her ski and World Cup lead to Gut

LA TUILE, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn was incensed after losing her ski and the World Cup lead in a tricky downhill Friday, frustrated and fuming over her equipment ''My ski came off,'' she said, underlining her anger with an expletive. Swiss rival Lara Gut won and moved 13 points ahead of Vonn in the overall ranks with the season approaching its conclusion next month. Vonn was...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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