Mikaela Shiffrin limits World Cup goals in tough ski season

Mikaela Shiffrin limits World Cup goals in tough ski season

GENEVA – With her professional and personal life still troubled, Mikaela Shiffrin is realistic about her chances of winning a fourth overall World Cup title. The American skier will compete in Courchevel, France this weekend, in her first giant slalom races since January. It’s also been 11 months since Shiffrin…

Chambers: Former DU coach becomes second “Newsy” Lalonde to hoist Stanley Cup

Chambers: Former DU coach becomes second “Newsy” Lalonde to hoist Stanley Cup

Former University of Denver assistant coach Derek “Newsy” Lalonde, now a Stanley Cup champion at the Tampa Bay Lightning, got his nickname from 1950s Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Édward Lalonde (no relation). Edward became “Newsy” Lalonde at the turn of the 20th century while working in a newsprint factory…

Arklow’s Hollywood Turf Cup win extends Brad Cox’s big year

Arklow’s Hollywood Turf Cup win extends Brad Cox’s big year

A year that so many would most like to forget has gone well for trainer Brad Cox, at least professionally. Cox, who tied Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella’s record of four wins in one Breeders’ Cup in Keeneland three weeks ago, took his first victory on the Del Mar…

U.S. women’s national soccer team closes year against World Cup rival Netherlands

U.S. women’s national soccer team closes year against World Cup rival Netherlands

The U.S. women’s national soccer team started 2020 exactly as it ended the year before. Just after winning the 2019 FIFA World Cup, the US gave birth to its competition in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and the SheBelieves Cup. However, like everything else in the world, the coronavirus pandemic…