United States's Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 17, 2018 - 10:01 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Overall champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher dominated the penultimate World Cup races of the season on Saturday. Both racers had already locked up their overall and discipline titles in recent weeks before adding convincing wins at the World Cup finals. Shiffrin won...
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Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons, center, is congratulated by teammates after an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Denver. The Predators won 4-2. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 17, 2018 - 1:36 am
DENVER (AP) — The Nashville Predators didn't break out the bubbly or anything rowdy like that after becoming the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season. "Business as usual," defenseman Ryan Ellis said of the low-key celebration that included some pizza. "Back to work." Colton Sissons...
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Norway's Kjetil Jansrud, left, and Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather hold their men's and women's super-G discipline trophies, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 15, 2018 - 8:50 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Vincent Kriechmayr made it two wins in two days by taking the final World Cup super-G of the season on Thursday. In a shortened race, the Austrian finished a narrow 0.04 seconds ahead of Christof Innerhofer, while Aksel Lund Svindal and Thomas Dressen tied for third, 0.08 behind...
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Italy's Sofia Goggia holds the women's World Cup downhill discipline trophy, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 14, 2018 - 8:25 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Sofia Goggia followed up her Olympic downhill gold medal by claiming the season-long World Cup title in the discipline on Wednesday. Lindsey Vonn narrowly beat Goggia to win the race at World Cup finals but the American still ended up three points behind the Italian in the...
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Norway's Kjetil Jansrud celebrates after winning an alpine ski, men's World Cup super-G, in Kvitfjell, Norway, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
March 11, 2018 - 8:13 am
KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Kjetil Jansrud stretched Norway's winning streak in the men's World Cup super-G to a record-equaling seven seasons on Sunday. Jansrud secured his third discipline title in four years by winning the penultimate race of the season. His Norwegian teammates Aksel Lund Svindal (...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin holds a US flag as she celebrates after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Ofterschwang, Germany, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
March 10, 2018 - 9:36 am
OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin added a second crystal globe in as many days to her ever growing collection on Saturday. A day after locking up her second straight World Cup overall championship, the American secured her fifth season title in the slalom. Shiffrin formally won the...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Ofterschwang, Germany, Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
March 09, 2018 - 10:00 am
OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won her second straight overall World Cup title on Friday, five races before the end of the season. The Olympic champion finished third in a giant slalom race won by Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway. Even before her final run, Shiffrin was guaranteed of...
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Mira Sorvino, from left, Ashley Judd and Salma Hayek arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 7:57 pm
Looks in neutrals, reds and purples brought the drama Sunday on the Oscars carpet at Hollywood's biggest fashion show. Salma Hayek looked like exotic royalty in a custom Gucci gown in lilac. It was heavily jeweled and had a busy, ruffled tiered skirt. Rita Moreno, meanwhile, honored Academy Awards...
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Shawn Roser, from Venice, Florida, a student at the North American college in Rome, throws a snowball as he plays in a snow blanketed St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
February 26, 2018 - 8:07 am
ROME (AP) — The Arctic storm dubbed the "Beast from the East" set record temperatures across much of Europe on Monday and brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralyzing the city and giving its residents an unusual chance to ski, sled and build snowmen in its famous parks and piazzas. Rome's train,...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 30k cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 25, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: GRAND FINALE: There's a moment in NBC's terrific documentary about the social forces surrounding the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the late sportscaster Howard Cosell appears, declaring that "to pretend the Olympic games...
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