Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Cross-country medal favorite Randall, others falter

The women’s cross-country team entered these Olympics with unprecedented buzz and optimism. But as they learned again Tuesday, that maiden medal won’t just be handed to them.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 12:05 AM

Afton's Jessie Diggins fails to advance in cross-country sprint

Diggins finished third in her quarterfinal heat, but only the top two finishers advanced to the finals.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 03:45 PM

Scoggins: Shuster has rough start on road to redemption

The U.S. mean's curling team and skip John Shuster came up short in the opener vs. Norway and again in its second match against China.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 03:40 PM

Being straight shooters dooms U.S. curlers vs. Swiss

The Americans could not get their stones to curl late.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 12:42 AM

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

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