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U.S. curlers to play for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada

Updated on  February 22, 2018 at 11:12 am
John Shuster and his U.S. team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after a 5-3 semifinal upset over Canada, a country that has struggled at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite dominating the world of curling for years. Read More

Goalie Maddie Rooney delivers gold medal performance for U.S.

Updated on  February 22, 2018 at 11:20 am
Maddie Rooney couldn’t stop smiling. She was on top of her game, and it didn’t seem to matter that it was a shootout against the powerhouse Canadians. Read More

With Schulting’s gold, Dutch are good at short track, too

After an ugly start to the Pyeongchang Games, Suzanne Schulting surprisingly skated into the semifinals, then into today’s final. And then, the giddy 20-year-old Dutchwoman surprisingly reached the top of the podium on the last day of the short-track program. Read More

U.S. women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 10:27 pm
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women’s hockey history to give the United States the gold medal with a 3-2 victory over Canada. Read More

OIA, ILH agree to play interleague, regular-season football games

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 4:18 pm
The Oahu Interscholastic Association and Interscholastic League of Honolulu officially announced today their historic agreement in which both leagues will play interleague, regular-season football games, starting this fall. Read More

Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women. Read More

UH expected to open football season earlier with Colorado State game

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 1:47 pm
The University of Hawaii is expected to open its football season with a Mountain West Conference game against Colorado State Aug. 25 and thereby gain an open date on the 2018 schedule. Read More

Sofia Goggia takes downhill gold; Lindsey Vonn earns bronze

Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders after seeing her time and shook a friendly index finger at her good friend. Read More

Nigeria savors its Olympic bobsled debut moment

Nigeria was winning the Olympic women’s bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. Read More

Fourcade 1st to win 3 golds at Pyeongchang

Nobody in French history has won more Olympic gold medals than Martin Fourcade. Nobody has won more gold medals so far at the Pyeongchang Winter Games than the French biathlete. Yet Fourcade refused to make the night about himself. Read More

Karen Chen is ready to ‘man up’ in her Olympic debut

Karen Chen’s biggest obstacle at her first Winter Olympics has been overcoming painful shyness to participate in the popular pin-trading game. Now she would like to trade up for something a little bit shinier than an Olympic pin. Read More

Louisville must vacate basketball title as NCAA denies appeal

Updated on  February 20, 2018 at 10:56 am
Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program in the sex scandal case. Read More

Russian officials look to blame someone for curler’s doping

After confirming that both of Alexander Krushelnitsky’s doping samples tested positive for the heart drug meldonium, the officials in charge of the Russian team at the Pyeongchang Olympics sought to blame just about anyone other than the curler himself. Read More

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