Bobsledding

November 10, 2017 - 8:12 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Codie Bascue learned plenty about driving from Steven Holcomb in their years together on the U.S. bobsled team. And now he's a winner in Lake Placid — just like Holcomb. Bascue, who had no medals in his first three years on the World Cup bobsled circuit, finished a...
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August 24, 2017 - 3:53 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who became so enraged when his 70-year-old mother changed the TV channel that he beat and choked her has been sentenced to 11 to 23 months in jail. Northampton County prosecutors tell The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown that 42-year-old David Cantrell was...
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May 11, 2017 - 7:27 pm
The sympathy cards came from places like Germany and Italy, where Steven Holcomb was their bobsled enemy. Mourners flew in from all across the country. Generations of Olympians packed a ballroom, sharing in grief. They wept. They hugged. They laughed. "Steven Holcomb was like no one else," Olympic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, driver Steven Holcomb with Frank Delduca, Carlo Valdes and brakeman Samuel McGuffie, compete in the four-man bobsled World Cup race in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 07, 2017 - 8:12 pm
The cause of U.S. Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death will remain unclear until more tests are completed. An autopsy performed at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, New York, showed that the 37-year-old Holcomb died with fluid in his lungs, Essex County coroner Francis Whitelaw said...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, driver Steven Holcomb with Frank Delduca, Carlo Valdes and brakeman Samuel McGuffie, compete in the four-man bobsled World Cup race in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 07, 2017 - 7:56 pm
The cause of U.S. Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death will remain unclear until more tests are completed. An autopsy performed at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, New York, showed that the 37-year-old Holcomb died with fluid in his lungs, Essex County coroner Francis Whitelaw said...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcomb celebrates after driving to a win with brakeman Steven Langton in the two-man bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 06, 2017 - 8:57 pm
Steven Holcomb was simultaneously ordinary and remarkable. America's best bobsled pilot was a self-described computer geek who would rub elbows with Hollywood stars. He was never exactly in the best of shape, yet was a world-class athlete. He attempted suicide years ago, then revealed his story...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcomb celebrates after driving to a win with brakeman Steven Langton in the two-man bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 06, 2017 - 6:07 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced the death of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcomb celebrates after driving to a win with brakeman Steven Langton in the two-man bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 06, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced his death, the...
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May 06, 2017 - 5:12 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced his death, the cause...
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May 06, 2017 - 5:05 pm
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. It's unclear exactly...
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