Team USA hockey coach Herb Brooks and players followed the action on the ice during a medal round game vs. the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympic

Souhan: For your 'Miracle on Ice' memories, 'The Boys of Winter' satisfies

The 40th anniversary of a most Minnesota-centric accomplishment is near, and that memorable run is captured in Wayne Coffey's book.
Sports
5:25am

IOC senior member: 3 months to decide fate of Tokyo Olympics

Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the IOC, estimates there's a three-month window to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, which are being threatened by the fast-spreading virus from China.
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Updates from Star Tribune staff and others in South Korea for the Olympics. Tap for news, schedules, results and more.
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4:55am

Olympic champ van Niekerk back after more than 2 years out

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk is competing again after more than two years out with a career-threatening knee injury and is facing a race against time to be ready to defend his title at the Tokyo Games.
Sports
3:15am

Virus cases in SKorea delays table tennis team world champs

The team world championships in table tennis scheduled in South Korea is the latest sports event postponed because of the virus outbreak from China.
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Here are the 22 U.S. Olympians and two alternates who will keep state's flame burning bright.
Loons
February 24

Italian soccer could be played without fans because of virus

The Italian government is moving toward having soccer matches played behind closed doors in affected areas as authorities try to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe.
Sports
February 24

Survey finds Olympic, elite athletes struggling financially

The comments could easily have come from any middle-class town where workers have trouble making ends meet: "No pension plan, no chance of structural income…
Sports
February 23

US tops Puerto Rico 95-73 in FIBA AmeriCup qualifier

USA Basketball is off to a rolling start in the qualifying for next year's FIBA AmeriCup.
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February 22

First basketball Olympic gold medal up for auction

Bill Dennis remembers the stories his father-in-law Bill Wheatley would tell about playing in the 1936 Olympics.It was the first time basketball was a medal…
Wild
February 21

Miracle on Ice shows how much Olympics on TV have changed

When the Summer Olympics begin in Tokyo in July, viewers will be able to watch every event either live or on demand. That wasn't the…
Wild
February 21

Lake Placid celebrates its Olympic past, and eyes its future

The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years.
Sports
February 21

Tokyo delays Olympic volunteer training because of virus

While again stating there are no plans to cancel or delay the Tokyo Olympics, local organizers postponed training sessions for volunteers on Friday for at least two months because of the virus outbreak spreading from China.
Sports
February 21

'I'm at peace' - Tai Babilonia returns to Lake Placid

Tai Babilonia never hesitated.
Wild
February 20

In Lake Placid, a miracle from 40 years ago still inspires

The woman had been waiting for her opportunity for more than an hour, which was no big deal because, technically, she had been waiting 40 years. She went to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on a frigid night earlier this week with a folder containing a stack of perfectly preserved photographs and news clippings.
Wild
February 20

AP Was There: An Olympic 'Miracle On Ice' as US shocks USSR

The victory by the U.S. men's hockey team over the heavily favored Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics is widely regarded as one of the greatest upsets in sports history. Former AP Sports Editor Wick Temple later wrote: "The old rule that there should be no cheering in the press box was broken at Lake Placid ... Everybody was on a hockey high. And we soon found ourselves dashing out of the newsroom to cover the happy mob that snake-danced down Main Street." With the 40th anniversary of the game approaching on Feb. 22, The Associated Press is republishing two stories from that night as printed Feb. 23, 1980, in the Pottsville (Pa.) Republican:
Lynx
February 20

Dolson re-signs with Chicago; chosen for US 3-on-3 team

It's been a busy week for Stefanie Dolson.
Sports
February 19

Virologist: Tokyo Olympics probably couldn't be held if games started now

A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China.
Gophers
February 18
University of Minnesota gymnast Shane Wiskus.

Minnesota's Olympic hopefuls wrestle with best way to chase dream

Gymnast Shane Wiskus, wrestler Gable Steveson and two more University of Minnesota athletes are juggling college meets, coursework and Olympic qualifying. Others have chosen a different path.
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Sports
February 18

Engineer to Olympian: Quintero ready for karate in Tokyo

More than five years ago, one of Spain's most successful karate athletes was splitting his time between practice, graduate school and his day job as an aeronautical engineer.
Sports
February 17

Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus

Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China.
Wolves
February 15

All-Star notes: Africa unveils teams, LeBron brings students

The NBA-backed Basketball Africa League on Saturday announced the 12 teams that will compete in the inaugural season.
Sports
February 15

Not done: Caster Semenya runs again, says 'I'm here to stay'

Caster Semenya ran her first public race in eight months and broke the national 300-meter record at a low-level meet at a South African university…
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