2014 medal projections: Freestyle skiing

Updated Jan. 14 and 21 and Feb. 5 Want new events? We’ve got your new events right here — slopestyle and halfpipe. They’re not just for snowboarders any more. Yes, the X Games-ification of the Olympics continues, and that might mean more medal opportunities for the USA. But the rest of the world has a pretty good headstart, so don’t count on it. Unlike some of the sports we’ve been covering, there’s very little overlap between events here. If you do aerials, you don’t do moguls. Some halfpipe skiers do slopestyle, and vice versa, but that’s about it. So the … Continue reading 2014 medal projections: Freestyle skiing

Friday Myriad: Not out of our league

To be perfectly honest, we’re in a lull. No Tour, no huge world championships (no disrespect to the folks with rifles and pistols), etc. Plenty of league games, though. Through the weekend, eight Mexican league games are on various networks. On Saturday, seven MLS games are on Direct Kick / MLSSoccer.com. See Soccer America listings below. And it’s X Games weekend — see TV schedule and ESPN3 schedule. FRIDAY 2 p.m.: X Games. ESPN 3 p.m.: Tennis, ATP Los Angeles quarterfinals. ESPN2 7 p.m.: X Games. ESPN 11 p.m.: Tennis, WTA Stanford quarterfinals. ESPN2 SATURDAY 9:30 a.m.: Soccer, Emirates Cup, … Continue reading Friday Myriad: Not out of our league