A former U.S. Olympian went to jail recently. Picabo Street, a 2002 Gold medalist skier, was arrested last month and later charged with assault, according to the Associated Press, citing charging documents. The 44-year-old reportedly locked her 76-year-old father in the basement before calling authorities. She told police that her father had pulled her hair as a result of a fight...
SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities say Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street has been charged with assault and domestic violence stemming from a December altercation with a relative in Utah.Summit County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Bridge said Wednesday that Street is accused of assaulting a family member but didn't give further details. She was arrested on Dec. 23 after a physical altercation...
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) -- She's her father's daughter, no doubt. U.S. skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender is tough, fearless, determined and resilient. Just like her dad. Sadly, she didn't realize it until he was gone. A hard-nosed major league outfielder who raised his little girl to love baseball, Ted Uhlaender also taught Katie to work hard, dive headfirst into anything she...
The public has spoken. Katie Uhlaender will be going with the larger eagle on her helmet for the women's skeleton competition at the Sochi Games. Uhlaender had two helmets to choose from and couldn't decide which design she liked best, so she turned to Twitter. A quick search of her mentions shows the helmet with a larger eagle and stars-and-stripes motif was the popular pick. She...
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February 10, 2014 | Discuss
Lindsey Vonn is out of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. She made the right move, but that doesn't make it any easier to stomach.
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