Vikings sign punter Ryan Quigley

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed punter Ryan Quigley, creating offseason competition for the specialist role hel…

Nathan Chen, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, and Maia and Alex Shibutani

Meet Team USA: Figure skating

The U.S. Figure Skating Team in PyeongChang will have its fewest entries since the first Winter Olympics in 1924, with 14 athletes. The 2017…

Marcel Hirscher and Mikaela Shiffrin

Alpine skiing 101: Rules

Downhill (Men’s and women’s) Downhill is considered a speed event. It features the longest course and the fastest speeds. The winner is dete…

PyeongChang gate

Alpine skiing 101: Glossary

Alpine skiing Racing down a mountain, unlike cross-country skiing, which is raced on mostly flat ground.    Bluebird day A calm and sunny da…

Skis

Alpine skiing 101: Equipment

Bindings Bindings secure boots to the skis. They are designed to release their hold in the event of a fall. Goggles Ski goggles, which come …