• U.S. sled hockey cruises past Germany

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BUFFALO – The U.S. National Sled Team shut out Germany, 7-0, in its second preliminary contest of the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships Monday night at the HARBORCENTER.  Adam Page (Lancaster, N.Y.) led the offense with four points (two goals)...

  • USA wrestlers enjoy golden weekend in Chile

    Joe Paisley
    Yesterday

    The United States dominated the men's freestyle competition at the Pan American Championships on Sunday, with six champions and two runners-up. The United States went 27-2 in the competition, with 17 of the bouts by either pin or technical fall. In the morning session, the USA...

  • Team USA opens with win in sled hockey

    Joe Paisley
    Yesterday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The U.S. National Sled Team defeated Russia, 6-1, in its opening game of the Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships today. Goaltender Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) stopped 13 of 14 shots and captain Josh Sweeney (Phoenix) notched two goals. "It was...

  • American trampoline gymnasts thrilled to make Pan Ams team

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    It doesn't matter if you are 27 or only 17, qualifying for your first Pan American Games is a special moment in a trampoline gymnast's career. "This means so much to me," said Clare Johnson, 17, who is competing in her first full season as a senior or Olympic-level athlete. "To make...

  • Trampoline gymnastics rivalry between brothers hits new heights

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Three gymnasts who know each other well will renew their rivalry with a spot in the 2015 Pan-American Games on the line. Brothers Steven, 24, and Jeffrey Gluckstein, 22, and Steven's synchronized partner Logan Dooley, 27, are the top three individual trampoline gymnastics entrants in...

  • Olympic curling coach returns to competition

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson of Bemidji, Minn. is setting aside his USA Curling coaching gear after one season in hopes of another chance at representing Team USA as an athlete. Fenson, 47, resigned on Monday as a national team coach to join 92 other applicants for the 2015-16...

  • Ugly Olympic conflict breaks into open at Sochi conference

    By STEPHEN WILSON, The Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Never in recent memory has the Olympic movement seen anything quite like this. It came like a thunderbolt Monday — an Olympic powerbroker publicly rebuking the IOC and its president at a global conference. Launching the withering broadside was Marius Vizer, head of...

  • Ex-Olympic swimmer Van Dyken-Rouen thrilled to help others

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

      PHOENIX — There were days, particularly right after her accident, when Amy Van Dyken-Rouen just curled up in a ball and cried. Even now, 10 months since she severed her spine in an ATV crash, Van Dyken-Rouen has those moments when reality becomes a little too much to bear....

  • National sports leaders talk about preparation between Olympics at Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    There is far more to sending U.S. athletes to the Winter and Summer Games than booking a lot of plane tickets. Olympics preparations are more complicated than those outside the movement may realize, a panel of national sports leaders reminded a crowd at the Colorado Springs Sports...

  • USA Basketball national offices may remain in Colorado Springs

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    USA Basketball’s future in Colorado Springs may be determined this summer after plans to move to the Phoenix area fell through again. A decision to revive a deal with Arizona State University, renew a nationwide search or remain in the Pikes Peak region is likely to be made during...

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