Curling

December 10, 2017 - 5:22 pm
The Olympic curling fields are set, with men's and women's teams from Denmark and the Italian men grabbing the last spots during a qualification tournament in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Sisters Madeleine and Denise Dupont helped the Danish women qualify on Sunday with a 5-4 victory over Italy. Later,...
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December 09, 2017 - 5:13 pm
China's women's curling team has reached the Winter Olympics with an 11-4 victory over Italy at a qualification tournament in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The Italian women can still earn a spot in Pyeongchang when they face Denmark on Sunday. Eight other teams have already qualified for the 2018 Games...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, United States' Becca Hamilton releases the stone during a match against Switzerland in the Women's World Curling Championship in Beijing. Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team. "A lot of the times, I was sitting there watching Matt's game, biting my nails," she said on Sunday, Nov. 19, a day after the siblings each claimed a spot in the 2018 Winter Games. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
November 19, 2017 - 11:02 pm
Becca Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team, and then the real pressure was on. A few hours later, her brother, Matt, was competing in the U.S. men's trials for a chance to join her in Pyeongchang. "A lot of the times, I was sitting there watching Matt's...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2016, file photo, United States lead John Landsteiner, second Matt Hamilton, third Tyler George and skip John Shuster, from left, cheer after winning the bronze medal game against Japan at the men's world curling championships in Basel, Switzerland. When action in his game at the U.S. Olympic curling trials is in a lull, Matt Hamilton admits he takes a peek at the adjacent sheet of ice to see how his sister Becca is faring. Matt and Becca Hamilton of McFarland, Wisconsin, are competing this week at the U.S. Olympic curling trials in Omaha, Nebraska, for spots on the men’s and women’s teams that will compete in the Winter Olympics. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 5:57 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When one of his games at the U.S. Olympic curling trials was in a lull, Matt Hamilton couldn't help but take a peek at the proceedings on the adjacent ice sheet. That's where his sister Becca was playing. The Hamiltons of McFarland, Wisconsin, are here together to chase their...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Mike Tirico attends the NBC Universal mid-season press day at the Four Seasons in New York. Tirico will be NBC's prime-time host for the Winter Olympics, which begin a few days after the Super Bowl in February. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 01, 2017 - 8:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Tirico will fill the 100 days before the Pyeongchang Games with football and figure skating. With speed skating and downhill skiing. Curling and hockey. Tirico will be NBC's prime-time host for the Winter Olympics, which begin a few days after the Super Bowl in February. Indeed...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Huddersfield Town and Tottenham Hotspur at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield, England. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 (Nigel French/ PA Via AP)
September 30, 2017 - 9:27 am
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Harry Kane extended his brilliant scoring run with another double in Tottenham's 4-0 win over Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday, taking the England striker's tally in September to 13 goals in eight games for club and country. Fresh off his sixth hat trick...
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