Sports

The Beat of the NFC North

By Markus Garcia
One of the biggest storylines from the NFC North this season was the Chicago Bears acquisition of pro bowl Quarterback Jay Cutler. The Bears traded starting Quarterback Kyle Orton, along with two first-round draft picks and one third round draft pick to the Denver Broncos for Jay Cutler and a fifth round draft pick.

Seth Wescott Defends Snowboardcross Gold

By Brandon Penny
U.S.A’s Seth Wescott has successfully defended his title as Olympic champion. In 2006, he won the gold medal in the Olympic debut of snowboardcross. Monday afternoon, he defied all odds to win his second gold medal.

Canada Wins First Gold on Home Soil

By Justine Frostad
Red, white…and now gold! Canada has won its first Olympic gold medal on home soil. Freestyle skier Alexandre Bilodeau won the men’s moguls Sunday.

Offseason on the West Coast

By Ryan Pfleiderer
The Arizona Diamondbacks can breathe a sigh of relief. Former Cy Young Award winner Brandon Webb threw off a mound on last Tuesday for the first time since having shoulder surgery last August.

The Wild, Wild West

By Jeffrey Hancock
As the Western Conference heads into the Olympic break, 14 of the 15 teams are still alive in the playoff race. Top teams like San Jose and Chicago have solidified their playoff spots.

Colorado’s Spillane Makes History

By Brandon Penny
The United States has never won a medal in Nordic combined. That is, until now. Four-time Olympian Johnny Spillane put an end to that when he won a silver medal in the individual normal hill/10km event.

USA Wins 4 Medals on First Night of Competition

By Brandon Penny
Team USA is off to a triumphant start. Saturday night, the Americans went from zero to hero in one hour when two short track speedskaters and two moguls skiers catapulted the United States to the top of the medal count.

Party in the Pac-10

By Bryan Drozda
Going into Thursday, three games separated first from last in the Pac-10.