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Canada Sweeps Olympic Curling

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Canada won a third straight Olympic title in men's curling on Friday, overwhelming Britain in a 9-3 victory in eight ends to se...

Canadian Curlers Grab Gold (And Revenge)

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Her gold medal-clinching rock wasn't even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soake...

Writers and Olympians: Cut From The Same Crazy Cloth

Karin Tanabe | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Karin Tanabe

How many rejection letters can one person take? They are our version of the torn Achilles before the big game, the participation medals and last place finishes. But still, like that flying tomato boy, we go on.

Rinkside With Cheryl Bernard

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

If you loved watching the Olympics in Vancouver, or if you enjoy watching curling, I am sure you are a fan of 2010 silver medalist, the skip of our...

It's Curling Time

AP | By STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Maybe the men's Olympic curling tournament won't be such a procession for Canada, after all. After becoming the ...

Best Olympic Uniforms?

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Flat cap. Soccer socks. Knickers. Just another outfit for Norway's funky men's curling team. The ...

5 Ways to Beat the Post-Super-Bowl Blues

Kelli Gail | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Kelli Gail

If you're wondering how you are going to survive until the new football season, here are five ways to beat the post-Super-Bowl blues.

From Tonsil Hockey to the Cryathalon: Olympic Sports We'd Much Rather Watch

Hulu.com | Posted 04.08.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Here at Hulu, we actually prefer our sports to be of the imaginary sort, turning our favorite shows and characters into legitimate athletes and pitting them against each other in battles of skill, grace and screaming matches.

13 Sports Facts That Even The Most Hardcore Fans Don't Know

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

Hey, sports fan! Obviously, there are plenty of things you probably don't know about the less popular sports out there. For example, did you know that...

A Lesson on Why Curling Is Relevant to Startups

Jeremy Shure | Posted 03.15.2014 | Small Business
Jeremy Shure

It's Winter Olympics time. I often flip past a channel that is showing the sport of curling, and curling is a beautiful analogy for startups -- or more pointedly, for the team that must surround a founder.

Munich Airport's Christmas Market

Susan Fogwell | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

When sampling the mulled wine, try the Bavarian gluhwein or Swedish glogg.

Men With Brooms: Requiem for an Obscure Canadian Sitcom

Morgan Glennon | Posted 03.06.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Men With Brooms was a sweet little sitcom about a group of friends who hang out in a bar and form a curling team. You know curling, that sport we try to care about during the Winter Olympics.

Sports Are Fun, Testing Not So Much.

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

People will always be more passionate about their kids (or neighbors) playing a game than they will about test scores. It's just more fun.

Olympics Obsessed? You're Not Alone

Frances McInnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Frances McInnis

The Olympics have been front-page news in Vancouver for seven years, so returning to the real world comes as a pretty big shock. There are people who -- gasp -- don't care about the Olympics?

A Final Comment on the Olympics

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Earl Pomerantz

I watched curling for two weeks. And I still have no idea what they were doing. During the entire two weeks, I learned virtually nothing more about curling than I already knew.

7 Reasons Why Curling Is Not A Sport (With Photo Evidence)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Curling is not a sport. We're not trying to be disrespectful to all the curling aficionados out there, but let's face facts: It's bocce on ice. And un...

Curling Cuties! 15 Irresistible Vancouver Olympics Curlers (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Curling has taken its fair share of criticism over the years, but it has also become a popular Winter Olympics sport. According to a recent episode of...

Wii Curling Game: Play Winter Olympic Sports On Your Wii (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Has watching the Winter Olympics made you hungry for a piece of the action? If so, Wii curling could be for you. Deca Sports' Wii game lets users p...

U.S. Curling Team Sponsored By 'Hurry Hard' Condoms, Laphroaig Whiskey

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The U.S. Curling Team is co-sponsored by the "Hurry Hard" Condom. Yes, you read that right. The "Hurry Hard" Condom, named after the phrase curling t...

Curling Events Become Interesting During the Olympics

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

Curling rules have always eluded me and the action, when compared to moguls skiing or short tracking speed skating, was glacial at best.

The Simpsons Tackle Winter Olympics: Curling Is COOL (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2010 Winter Olympics got underway with the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Although the Games began with the tragic death of Georgian luge slider Noda...

A Raging Case of Olympic Fever (Plus My Favorite Johnny Weir Quotes!)

Erica Boeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Erica Boeke

I have Olympic Fever. I really do. Sure, others might call it a sinus infection, but I've got it bad. And it doesn't seem to be going away. The cure i...

Free Flick Fridays: Men With Brooms

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Get excited for the upcoming Winter Olympics with what is arguably the only film ever made about the venerable Canadian sport of curling, starring Canada's finest.

Curlers Sell Condoms To Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Brush aside all those stodgy notions about curling. The curlers are selling condoms!...