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Sore back and all, Bode Miller makes US roster for worlds

The U.S. Ski Team announced its roster for world championships next week in Beaver Creek, Colorado, and all the big names were on the squad, including Bode Miller as he tries to return from back surgery. Lindsey Vonn made the team, of course. So did Mikaela Shiffrin, Julia Mancuso and Ted Ligety, who won three titles at the 2013 world championships in Austria. Miller has yet to compete...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller joins Vonn, Shiffrin, Ligety on US roster for worlds, sore back and all

The U.S. Ski Team announced its roster for world championships next week in Beaver Creek, Colorado, and all the big names were on the squad, including Bode Miller as he tries to return from back surgery.
Via Fox Olympics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape

Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape
Via Fox Olympics
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn wins super-G for 64th World Cup victory

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) Lindsey Vonn mastered a tricky super-G race on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory. The American star raced down the Engiadina course in 1 minute, 23.55 seconds with only one rival able to finish within a second of her. Anna Fenninger of Austria was runner-up for a seventh time this season, 0.24 back. Nicole Hosp of Austria was 1.10...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vonn wins Sunday's super-G for 64th World Cup victory

Lindsey Vonn provisionally won a super-G on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory.
Via Fox Olympics
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Switzerland's Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

  Lara Gut of Switzerland won a World Cup downhill on Saturday, while Lindsey Vonn missed a chance to extend her wins record as she almost skied out and finished well behind. Gut raced down the new Engiadina course in 1 minute, 43.82 seconds in the final downhill before the world championships next month. Anna Fenninger of Austria was 0.32 behind Gut, and now has six runner-up finishes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) Lara Gut of Switzerland won a World Cup downhill on Saturday, while Lindsey Vonn missed a chance to extend her wins record as she almost skied out and finished well behind. Gut raced down the new Engiadina course in 1 minute, 43.82 seconds in the final downhill before the world championships next month. Anna Fenninger of Austria was 0.32 behind Gut,...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

US skier Miller skips Kitzbuehel downhill after back surgery

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) Bode Miller will not compete in a downhill in Austria on Saturday, leaving him without a World Cup race this season before the world championships in the U.S. from Feb. 2-15. The American standout had a strong training run on the Streif course on Thursday, but says he's not ready to race yet after surgery on a herniated disk two months ago. Miller also completed...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Weirather fastest in World Cup downhill training; Vonn 5th

  Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was fastest in a World Cup downhill training run on Friday and a less-stressed Lindsey Vonn was fifth. Vonn was 0.79 seconds behind Weirather on the new Engiadina course after winning the first practice on Thursday. Anna Fenninger, the defending overall World Cup champion was second, trailing by 0.11. Another Austrian, Elisabeth Goergl, was third...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller 'not likely' to race despite strong downhill training run

  Bode Miller said it's ''not likely'' he will race in Saturday's World Cup downhill despite a strong final training run on Thursday, trailing leader Kjetil Jansrud of Norway by 0.69 seconds. It would be Miller's first race this season, and last before next month's world championships in Beaver Creek, after recovering from surgery on a herniated disk two months ago. The 37-year...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn fastest again in World Cup downhill training

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) Lindsey Vonn was fastest in a downhill training run on Thursday as she pursues a record-extending 64th World Cup win. The American racer timed 1 minute, 48.26 seconds on the Engiadina course, 0.64 seconds faster than Johanna Schnarf of Italy. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third, trailing 0.75 behind Vonn. American Stacey Cook was fourth, 0.85 back...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jansrud fastest, Miller 0.67 behind in World Cup DH training

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) Bode Miller said it's ''not likely'' he will race in Saturday's World Cup downhill despite a strong final training run on Thursday, trailing leader Kjetil Jansrud of Norway by 0.69 seconds. It would be Miller's first race this season, and last before next month's world championships in Beaver Creek, after recovering from surgery on a herniated disk two months...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, for once an athlete truly deserving of 'star' status

The most overused word in sports is ''star.'' It should be reserved only for the deserving few, those who constantly brighten our horizons with their exploits, who don't wax, wane and flame out in a season or two and, most importantly, who don't cheat, dope, act like idiots and otherwise prove that sports are too quick to build pedestals for athletes.
Via Fox Olympics
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn relevant again; breaks big world record

For those who aren’t sick of Lindsey Vonn yet, for the scarce few who feel the need for more Lindsey Vonn coverage in their lives,..Vonn skied into World Cup history today in Italy. She won her 63rd World Cup race- that’s record breaking. In a what almost seems scripted level of coincidence, her infomercial debuts in a few days too. Lindsey Vonn: The Climb, is a one-hour special...
Via The Sports Bank
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn wins super-G for record 63rd World Cup victory.

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn wins super-G for record 63rd World Cup victory.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

At the top: Vonn breaks all-time World Cup wins record

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn provisionally won a super-G on Monday to break Annemarie Moser-Proell's 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup victories. For win No. 63, the American clocked 1 minute 27.03 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course to finish 0.85 ahead of Anna Fenninger of Austria. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third, 0.92 back. Some lower-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vonn, Moser-Proell took different paths to same World Cup record

By winning a downhill Sunday, Lindsey Vonn matched the all-time record of 62 women's World Cup wins that Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria set from 1970-80.
Via Fox Olympics
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vonn, Moser-Proell: Different ways to same WCup record

By winning a downhill Sunday, Lindsey Vonn matched the all-time record of 62 women's World Cup wins that Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria set from 1970-80. During that interval of more than three decades, ski racing has drastically changed. Material has improved, courses are better prepared and the professionalized sport has become more competitive. Here is a closer look at the...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

US skier Lindsey Vonn's record 62 World Cup wins

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) By winning Sunday's downhill, American skier Lindsey Vonn matched the 35-year-old record of 62 women's World Cup wins set by Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria. Vonn's wins in chronological order: 1. 2004, Dec. 3 in Lake Louise, Alberta - downhill 2. 2005, Dec. 3 in Lake Louise, Alberta - downhill 3. 2005, Dec. 17 in Val d'Isere, France - downhill 4...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Record run: Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn won a downhill Sunday to match Annemarie Moser-Proell's 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup wins. The American clocked a time of 1 minute, 39.61 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course to finish 0.32 ahead of Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Daniela Merighetti of Italy was third, 0.54 back. Vonn can break Moser-Proell's record in a super-G...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fanchini wins downhill; Vonn 10th as record pursuit delayed

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Italy's Elena Fanchini charged down a shortened course in difficult conditions to win a World Cup downhill Friday, while Lindsey Vonn finished 10th and failed to match the all-time wins record. Fanchini clocked 1 minute, 9.53 seconds for her second career win - nine seasons after her first victory. She finished 0.15 seconds ahead of Larisa Yurkiw of...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller to skip World Cup downhill comeback on Sunday

WENGEN, Switzerland -- Bode Miller will skip the classic Lauberhorn downhill on Sunday, delaying his World Cup comeback after back surgery. The 37-year-old Miller chose the caution option on Thursday after a second training run confirmed his lack of fitness. United States men's head coach, Sasha Rearick, says Miller took a tough but smart decision. Rearick tells The Associated Press...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller unsure about racing at world champs post-surgery

Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller remains unsure if he will be recovered in time to race at world championships after undergoing surgery on a disk in his back nearly two months ago.
Via Fox Olympics
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller unsure about racing at world champs

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller remains unsure if he will be recovered in time to race at world championships after undergoing surgery on a disk in his back nearly two months ago. Miller said Friday he was squeezing in some giant slalom training on New Year's Day and had to stop because of his back. The 37-year-old had surgery to repair a herniated...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Goergl beats Fenninger to win WCup super-G; Vonn crashes

VAL D'ISERE, France -- Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger by .05 seconds to lead an Austrian 1-2 in a women's super-G race on Sunday, while American Lindsey Vonn crashed during her bid for a record-equaling 62nd career win. After winning Saturday's downhill, Vonn was looking for a fourth consecutive podium finish and was .01 ahead of Georgl's time on the first split. But after...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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