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Upstate NY Olympians Set to Be Honored
Two parades are scheduled for later this month in the Adirondacks to honor the region's athletes who competed at the Winter Olympics in Russia, including medal winners Andrew Weibrecht and Erin Hamlin.
The Olympic Regional Development Authority say a parade will be held March 16 in the village o…
Bjoerndalen Coming Back for 2016 Championships
Buoyed by two gold medals from the Sochi Olympics, Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen says he will continue for two more years and not retire this season as planned.
Bjoerndalen, who had failed to win any major race for two years before Sochi, writes in a Facebook entry that he is "full o…
Russian Olympic Medalists Rewarded With Cars
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.
Medvedev reportedly gave away dozens of white Mercedes-Benz cars, decorated with the Russian Olympic team logo...
Olympic Broadcaster Andrew Catalon Joins Joe & Brix [AUDIO]
For years Andrew Catalon cut his teeth as a news anchor at WNYT News Channel 13 right here in Albany, New York. Now he a national sports voice, and for the last two weeks he’s been in Sochi, Russia heading the Olympic Curling coverage for NBC.
Earlier today Catalon joined Joe & Brix to discuss hi…
Sochi Games End With Grand Ceremony
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a nod to Russia's Olympic past and 900 children carrying small flames, a giant bear has extinguished the flame of the Sochi Games.
The 26-foot (8-meter) bear shed a single tear down from his left eye after blowing out a cauldron inside FischtOlympic …
Upstate New York Native ‘Shocked’ To Win Silver
As American Andrew Weibrecht crossed the finish line of the Super G for a silver medal last Sunday, the announcers on TV were shocked. Apparently, they weren't the only ones.
"I was a little bit shocked myself," said Weibrecht, when he called into 104...
No Place Like Home?
Last night’s Olympic ladies’ figure skating results have caused quite a stir as several people are upset that Russian Adelina Sotnikova was awarded the gold medal over reigning Olympic champion Yuna Kim of South Korea.
As of 8:40 a...
U.S. Women Lose Lead Late, Fall to Canada
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title.
Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and P…
Obama Bet’s a Case Of Beer On USA Hockey
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him.
With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck was on the line...
Olympian Kate Hansen Finds A Wolf In The Hall [VIDEO]
The Sochi Olympics have been marred by reports of terrible accommodations, unfinished construction sites and reports of stray dogs wandering the city streets. None of that compares to this.
Check out Olympic luger and twerking sensation Kate Hansen’s video of a wolf wandering the hallways of her Olym…
IOC: No Arm Bands Not Insensitive
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The IOC's reluctance to allow competitors to wear black arm bands, or any other individual badge, to honor fallen loved ones might seem on the surface to be insensitive. That's hardly the intent, the Olympic committee says...
The Significance Behind This Man Shaving His Beard
Last week, Upstate New Yorker Erin Hamlin ignited the Capital Region whenever she became the first American ever to medal in a luge event.
The Remsen, NY native called into the Team and told us about a bet her father made in regards to his facial hair:
“Over four years ago we had a foreign …

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