Notable Athletes Not Going to the OlympicsOne of the biggest headlines going into Brazil isn’t who is going to take home gold, but who is NOT going to, because they have withdrawn for one reason or another. Here are the most famous athletes who aren’t going to the Olympics.
Spieth Bows Out Of OlympicsJordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904.
U.S. Women's Team Features 5 Former UConn StarsFour-time Olympians Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings headline the U.S. women's national team roster heading to Brazil for the Rio Games this summer.
Olympic Bronze Medal Winner Says She's Struggling FinanciallyDr. Debbie Thomas was known as a world champion in 1986 and the first African-American to win a medal in any sport during the winter Olympics.
Jim Johannson, USA Hockey: Expansion, Exposure Essential To Development Of American Hockey PlayersCBS Local Sports spoke with Johannson about the surge in top-tier American players in the NHL and the push to grow the sport of hockey further in America.
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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In HistoryYou win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let's be honest, Sunday's match against Portugal felt like a defeat ...
Former Whaler Kevin Dineen Coaches Canadian Women To Olympic Hockey GoldFormer Hartford Whalers Captain Kevin Dineen coached the Canadian women's Olympic hockey team to a sudden-death win over the U-S team, including Julie Chu of Fairfield, for the gold medal Thursday.
UConn's Lutz Helps Lead Swiss Team To Bronze MedalUConn alum Jessica Lutz broke a third-period tie with 6:17 to play as Switzerland rallied from a two-goal deficit with four straight third-period goals to earn its second victory of the Sochi Games.
UConn Alum Scores Only Swiss Goal In Olympic Loss To CanadaUniversity of Connecticut alum Jessica Lutz had the only goal for the Swiss team Monday as Canada outscored Switzerland, 3-1, to advance to the final.
6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still VisitIf you're tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it's hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.