Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: White's hair may be short, but influence remains long

The snowboarding acrobat has turned his Olympic and X Games dominance into celebrity status that makes him one of the most recognizable American athletes in the Sochi Games.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 08:25 AM

Favorite Miller misses his chance to medal in men's downhill

Heavy favorite Bode Miller blamed the conditions, instead of himself, after taking eighth in the downhill.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 11:07 PM

As Olympics gear up, it's the athletes' turn in the sun

Worries over terrorism caused many Americans to stay home from these Olympics, and there had been speculation that a bevy of other serious issues would dampen the mood.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 07:42 AM

Scoggins: Isaacson ignores costs, savors benefits of curling

Two-time Olympian Jeff Isaacson competes because he loves curling. And competition. He just hopes to break even financially.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Diggins places eighth in women's skiathlon

Afton's Jessie Diggins tested the waters and surprised herself, rallying for a top-10 in the Sochi skiathlon.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 12:54 AM

Afton's Jessie Diggins finishes surprising 8th in 15K skiathlon

This was Diggins' first of four events, and she said she had the least expectations going into this race.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 10:06 AM

North Minneapolis skier Gregg meets his Olympics goal

Brian Gregg occasionally reflects on a list of goals he set for himself 13 years ago. One, in particular, gives him extra satisfaction: Make the Olympics as a cross-country skier.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 12:43 AM

Scoggins: Ready or not, Russia's all in for Olympic Games

The locals, despite an avalanche of negative press, view the Olympics as a potential plus for Sochi.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 12:35 AM

Scoggins: Venues ready for Games, rest of Sochi not so much

Sochi is only partly ready for the start of the Olympics.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Scoggins: Covering Olympics is mixed blessing

A dream assignment comes with an uneasy awareness of the dangers.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 07:58 AM

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