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The Russians vow the athletes will be safe, even though they will be competing in a city 300 miles away from the roots of an Islamic insurgency that has triggered security concerns for the games, which start Feb. 7. The country has spent a record $51 billion preparing for its first Winter Games and has promised to make the games "the safest in Olympic history."
Miller leads the NHL with 948 saves and is tied for seventh with a 92.7 save percentage among goalies with 15 or more games.
Westminster senior Joe James was named St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 23. This was the second straight week he received this honor.
Mitchell Jr., Nick and Andrew Wiggins are becoming increasingly popular basketball players. Nick is a key player for Wichita State while Andrew is playing for Kansas.
There were plenty of other moments that showed more about players than just their birdies and bogeys, and the checks they cash. Take a look at the year in golf with Steve Stricker, Rory McIlroy, Angel Cabrera, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Annika Sorenstam.
In Salt Lake City, the legacy of the 2002 Winter Games carries on vibrantly more than a decade later. It's a lesson all cities bidding for big-time sporting events should heed.
The normal recovery period for a pulmonary embolism is around two years. Bradford didn't have that long if she wanted to compete at the Sochi Games. She has worked hard to speed up the process and feels she has a legitimate shot to again make the American team.
At 18 years, 291 days, Shiffrin can become the youngest female skier to win five World Cup slaloms in one calendar year.
Stephens College soccer recorded its first goal and first win in program history this season. Sophomore goalkeeper Briannica Ponder also recorded 36 saves in a game on Oct. 8, breaking a 22-year-old NAIA saves record.
Often considered elitist because of its expense, and only something to watch whenever the Winter Olympics rolled around, skating entered an entirely different realm because of Tonya and Nancy.
On Jan. 15, the Cougars earned the program's first No. 1 NAIA ranking. The team finished its regular season play Feb. 23, undefeated for the first time in program history.
The No. 1-ranked NAIA Cougars lost to Benedictine College 73-59 Wednesday.
Tom Matukewicz replaces Tony Samuel, who was fired after coaching the Redhawks to a 31-60 record in eight seasons. Matukewicz was defensive coordinator at Toledo, a Mid-American Conference team that went 7-5 in 2013.
Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 5,050 yards and 53 touchdowns and won the Payton award as the top player in FCS. Terrance West of Towson has run for 2,295 yards and tied an FCS record with 39 touchdowns
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 10 — Columbia College women's soccer team wins AMC in second season
The Columbia College women's soccer team captured the American Midwest Conference regular season and tournament titles in just the program's second year of existence.
Dana Heggemann double-double cannot get Stephens basketball a win against Central Christian College of the Bible.
The first regular season NAIA coaches poll ranked Columbia College men's basketball No. 1. The women's team is ranked No. 21.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Central Christian College of the Bible on Monday night 106-45.
The Columbia College men's basketball team remained unbeaten with an 83-61 road win at Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday.