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  • In Pictures Skeleton

    Luge athlete Mellisa Hollingsworth, shown here while on a training run at the Whistler course, has the potential to win Canada’s first Olympic gold medal on home soil. USA Luge was miffed that Canada didn't honor an unwritten reciprocity agreement under which the neighbors have given each other extra training runs since the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid.

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  • Drew Brees named SI 'Sportsman of the Year.'  Who else could have been picked?

    Drew Brees named SI 'Sportsman of the Year.' Who else could have been picked?

    Drew Brees, who led the New Orleans Saints to a Super Bowl win in February, has been selected as 'Sportsman of the Year' by Sports Illustrated. Does Drew Brees deserve it? Who else could have been so honored?

  • Vancouver 2010: Olympic athletes give poor children the 'Right to Play'

    Vancouver 2010: Olympic athletes give poor children the 'Right to Play'

    Led by Norwegian Olympic speed skating great Johann Olav Koss, Right to Play is at Vancouver 2010 recruiting athletes and educating the public about its international effort to give children in developing countries greater access to sports.

  • Hannah Teter: Olympic silver medal, heart of gold

    Olympics blog Hannah Teter: Olympic silver medal, heart of gold

    Snowboarding's Hannah Teter won silver in the halfpipe Thursday. The famous Vermonter also shines in the charitable world, supporting numerous causes with her prize and endorsement proceeds.

  • In Pictures Skeleton

    Luge athlete Mellisa Hollingsworth, shown here while on a training run at the Whistler course, has the potential to win Canada’s first Olympic gold medal on home soil. USA Luge was miffed that Canada didn't honor an unwritten reciprocity agreement under which the neighbors have given each other extra training runs since the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid.