Canada's Curling Skip Gets Emotional While Watching Final Shot

Jennifer Jones's final stone wrapped up a 6-3 victory for her team in today's gold medal match against Sweden, capping off the Canadian team's unbeaten Olympic run. While watching her shot slide down the ice, the 39-year-old Jones couldn't help but get a little emotional. One thing that's cool about the Olympics is… » 2/20/14 12:20pm 2/20/14 12:20pm

Swiss Women's Hockey Team Wins Bronze Thanks To This Empty Netter

The Swiss took bronze in the women's Olympic hockey tournament today, thanks to this heads up play by 15-year-old forward Alina Muller. Down 3-2 with just over two minutes left to play, the Swedish team pulled its goalie to get an extra attacker on the ice. One minute later, Muller sent home the empty netter. » 2/20/14 9:53am 2/20/14 9:53am

The Coach Who Doesn't Care: How One Man Turns Skaters Into Champions

Gracie Gold was having a bad night. The 18-year-old figure skater was about a minute and a half into her free skate at the U.S. International Classic in September when she singled a double axel. It was a significant mistake—a loss of a couple of points—but for a disciplined skater, that kind of error shouldn't have… » 2/19/14 12:23pm 2/19/14 12:23pm

Why Does Every Olympian Skate To Les Misérables?

There are still two days left of Olympic figure skating, and I have officially maxed out my lifetime tolerance for the Les Misérables soundtrack, something not even Russell Crowe could do to me. Same goes for the score from the 1968 movie adaptation of Romeo and Juliet: I have never seen this film, but in the last… » 2/18/14 10:02am 2/18/14 10:02am

Gus Kenworthy's Love For Puppies Has Him Stuck In Sochi

Remember when Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy found all the puppies? Well, it appears that Kenworthy has become attached to the strays, and is taking steps to bring them back to Colorado with him. Kenworthy is so committed to bringing those puppies home that he is staying in Sochi a few days longer than he had planned to… » 2/17/14 2:11pm 2/17/14 2:11pm

Katie Uhlaender Was Not Too Happy About Just Missing A Skeleton Medal

American slider Katie Uhlaender came up just short of a bronze medal in the women's skeleton event, placing behind Russia's Elena Nikitina by .04 seconds. After the race, Uhlaender was interviewed by the BBC; she was not shy about expressing her disappointment, and even took a bit of a shot at Nikitna. » 2/14/14 2:46pm 2/14/14 2:46pm

Those Olympic Hockey Organists You've Been Enjoying Are From The NHL

If you've watched any of the men's hockey games during these Olympics, you've probably found yourself enjoying the work of the arena organist. So far, games have featured snippets of the Star Wars and Game of Thrones theme songs, Van Halen's "Right Now," and Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus." It just so happens that… » 2/13/14 1:59pm 2/13/14 1:59pm