The debacle in Turin turned many Americans against Bode Miller, despite his historic success in alpine skiing. Winning silver in the men's super-G Friday – along with his earlier downhill bronze – has given Americans a better measure of the skier.
Two unexpected medals from Americans Bode Miller (silver) and Andrew Weibrecht (bronze) in the men's super-G inflated America's already big lead in the Winter Olympics 2010 medal table.
Pittsburgh Pirates Garret Jones basks in the sun prior to the team's spring training baseball practice on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.
Russian Alexander Tretyakov hits the padding at the end of his second heat in the Men's Skeleton during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Feb. 18.
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
Four top competitors – including skeleton racer Noelle Pikus-Pace, who races Thursday in Vancouver – talk about drawing on their Christian faith in sport.
The Northern Lights shimmer above the flight deck of the Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest warship, in the Fjords of Norway. HMS Ocean is operating in the region as part of the United Kingdom's Amphibious Task Group, conducting Exercise Cold Response, a multinational exercise conducted alongside the Norwegian Armed Forces.