Lindsey Vonn went undercover as a ticket agent for unsuspecting skiers

4/9/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Lindsey Vonn is arguably the most recognizable face in skiing. But still, when she went undercover as a ticket agent at Vail for a day, only on...

Move over Danica, Amy Purdy visits NASCAR

3/23/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Debi_L   |   11868 respect

Before this month's Paralympics you might not have heard the name Amy Purdy.  If you don't follow Olympic or Paralympic sports, you st...

Announcing the Winter Olympics Contest Winners!

2/24/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Before the Winter Games started, we announced a contest. Predict the results and if you finished in the top three, win a FanIQ T-shirt. Well...

Final Thoughts on the 2014 Winter Olympics

2/23/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

It's an understandable mindset to not want politics to mix in with sports. It's not necessarily a realistic goal, but it's not an under...

Recapping the 2014 Winter Olympics: Day 16

2/23/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Today concluded the 2014 Winter Olympics. The final event was the hockey gold medal, won by Canada as we already discussed. The closing ceremonies ...

Re-Ranking the Winter Olympic Sports

2/22/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Four years ago, just prior to the Vancouver Winter Olympics, I ranked the sports in the Winter Games. With Vancouver and now Sochi concluded, it&...

Claritin? Migraine Medication? keeps Backstrom from Gold Medal Game

2/23/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Debi_L   |   11868 respect

Even as Canada was skating to a 3-0 win over Sweden for the Gold Medal in Winter Olympics Hockey, the twitter feed was abuzz with news that Nicklas...

Hockey gold on the line as the Winter Games conclude [Sunday Sports Thread]

2/22/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Well, we've finally reached the end of the 2014 Winter Olympics. What events are left get going early in the morning here (so as to have everyt...

Recapping the Winter Olympics: Days 14 and 15

2/22/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Over the last two days in Sochi, the final two days of full competition, we've already covered the downfall of USA Hockey. Elsewhere at the Win...

In the end, they go home with nothing: USA destroyed by Finland 5-0

2/22/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

A day after the bitter disappointment of losing to Canada in the semifinals, Team USA had to get up for a bronze medal game with Finland. They didn...

It's the Last Full Day of the Olympics, let's at least get a hockey bronze [Saturday Sports Thread]

2/21/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Good morning. We're posting this in advance because it's the final full day of the Winter Olympics, and you never know who's crazy enou...

Canada is the bane of USA's hockey existence

2/21/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Another day, another Team Canada hockey win over the United States. First it was the women's team winning the gold medal game yesterday, and...

Maybe it's better that the Canadians won gold in women's hockey

2/21/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

As much as I would have loved to see the United States win the gold over Canada in women's Olympic hockey, I'm starting to think that maybe...

Who will advance in Men's Hockey? [Live Sports Thread]

2/21/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Jess   |   35116 respect

Greetings, sports fans! Yesterday the USA Women's Hockey team got within minutes of the Gold before Canada came back and beat them on the power...