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  • Shaun White, other riders shredding halfpipe with complaints

    Shaun White, other riders shredding halfpipe with complaints
    SOCHI, Russia — Improvements were made to the much-maligned halfpipe at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park but not enough to satisfy the leading Olympic snowboarders. The high-profile extreme sports stars had extreme reactions after a practice session...
  • Sochi Olympics: Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin withdraws after injury

    Sochi Olympics: Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin withdraws after injury
    SOCHI, Russia -- Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin, the youngest member of the U.S. team at the Sochi Olympic Games, was forced to pull out of the upcoming slopestyle event. The 15-year-old injured an ankle in training when falling off a rail feature in a...
  • Keri Herman turns in skates for the slopes to make U.S. Olympic team

    Keri Herman turns in skates for the slopes to make U.S. Olympic team
    Keri Herman could shoot and score and deke defenders on an eighth-of-an-inch hockey skate blade, so taking on the rails and jumps of a slopestyle course in the mountains on skis felt like mere child's play. Hockey skills, apparently, are far more...
  • Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course

    Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course
    One snowboarder turned and quietly asked his coach who crashed on the dicey slopestyle course during a training session at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Tuesday. This time, it was Marika Enne of Finland, a 21-year-old with a concussion history, and her...
  • Harley Davidson's Street to hit X-Games ice

    Harley Davidson's Street to hit X-Games ice
    Harley-Davidson continues to beat the drum for its new line of Street motorcycles, due to hit the street sometime in the next couple of months. The latest stunt involves bringing some of the 500cc and 750cc urban growlers to the upcoming ESPN X-Games....
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in ATP World Tour Finals

    Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in ATP World Tour Finals
    Novak Djokovic remains the man to beat on indoor courts. The defending champion made quick work of top-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-3, 6-4, to win the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday, extending his winning streak to 22 matches and claiming the elite...
  • X Games to gear up and then say goodbye to L.A.

     X Games to gear up and then say goodbye to L.A.
    In 2003, the X Games came to Los Angeles in what was supposed to be a two- or three-year experiment. Before long, they turned into a fruitful, highly anticipated event that has encapsulated action sports in the Southland for 11 years. This year's X...
  • Joy Covey, ex-Amazon executive who helped take company public, dies

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer’s chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a vanĀ  on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey was riding her...
  • The Week in Pictures | August 5 – 11, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism, and this week we lead with a pair of Southern California wildfires. The Falls fire near Lake Elsinore scorched more than 1,400 acres and the Silver fire, which started near Banning, continues to...
  • Pictures in the News | August 5, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where remembrances and flowers lie at a makeshift memorial on the Venice Boardwalk as police continue to investigate a hit-and-run incident which killed one and injured 11....