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OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

SOCHI, Russia | Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.

February 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm

Team USA takes on Finland for bronze

Dying to know if the USA men's hockey team was able to defeat  Finland for the bronze medal? Click here to find out the results.

February 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.

February 17, 2014 6:41 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

Like many people, I love the Olympics. I enjoy nothing more than sitting around a TV and watching competitive events like curling and bobsledding that I would normally never see anywhere else.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

February 15, 2014 12:00 am
Russia wins 1st gold in team figure skating, US takes bronze

Russia wins 1st gold in team figure skating, US takes bronze

SOCHI, Russia | A master showman and four-time Olympic medalist, Evgeni Plushenko knows brilliance on the ice.

February 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White

Meryl Davis, Charlie White

American ice dancers Meryl Davis, left, and Charlie White perform their free dance during the team figure skating event at the Winter Olympics. Davis and White finished first in their event Sunday, helping the U.S. team to a bronze medal.

February 09, 2014 4:42 pm
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

February 08, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Gabby Douglas, Girl Scout cookies and Jeff Daniels today's topics

OFFBEAT: Gabby Douglas, Girl Scout cookies and Jeff Daniels today's topics

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am
Olympics on TV? Watch and nosh a healthy burger

Olympics on TV? Watch and nosh a healthy burger

Hunkering down to watch sports on TV usually involves grabbing the traditional grub - chicken wings, sliders, nachos, that sort of stuff.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Get the Olympics spirit with fast and easy borscht

Get the Olympics spirit with fast and easy borscht

Borscht is woefully underappreciated in America.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

LONDON | The International Olympic Committee is putting up $20 million to fight doping and match-fixing — considered the two biggest threats to the credibility of the games.

December 15, 2013 9:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Region native remembers Esther Williams sold pools

OFFBEAT: Region native remembers Esther Williams sold pools

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane

March 05, 2013 9:02 pm
Ex-Olympian to visit Porter County: Adam Goucher, co-author of "Running the Edge" will speak Friday

Ex-Olympian to visit Porter County: Adam Goucher, co-author of "Running the Edge" will speak Friday

Runners are always looking for the next challenge. They want to run faster, farther, on more extreme terrain or in awful weather, if for no other reason than to simply say they did it and to have a story to tell.

November 26, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Peter Smith of Foundations of East Chicago and Natalie Hawkins, mother of gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, look on as she shows off one of her gold medals as the Olympian visits the Indiana University Northwest campus.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins listen to speakers at a luncheon as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas has a laugh as Robert Brown, a Calumet High School senior and event MC, straightens his tie for a photo with the Olympic gold medalist.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gary welcomes back Gabrielle Douglas

Gary welcomes back Gabrielle Douglas

The city of Gary and her family welcomed the return of Olympic gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins. Additional images by Associated Press.

October 15, 2012 8:44 pm
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