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Ex-Dolphin Jonathan Martin Is Detained After Social Media Post Shuts School


An Instagram post by Martin, the N.F.L. player at the center of a bullying scandal in 2013, led officials at the school he attended in Los Angeles to close for the day.

Report Ties Players at Top College Basketball Programs to Illicit Payments


Documents uncovered in a federal investigation seem to provide details about several star players, according to Yahoo Sports.

Eugenie Bouchard and U.S.T.A. Reach Settlement


The tennis player had been seeking damages after sustaining a concussion in the trainer’s room at the United States Open.

South Korea’s Next Generation of Speed


“Are you next?” reads a placard in a glass display case in Seoul’s Gwacheon ice rink, where the next generation of Korean speedskaters take the ice each day — all dreaming of bringing home a medal in the country’s most popular winter sport.

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In Speedskating, South Korea Sees a Fast Track to Olympic Glory


South Korea, long dominant in short-track speedskating, molds young skaters into champions starting at an early age.


Everyone Onto the Ice, Including an American Hoping for Gold


The Olympic debut of mass-start speedskating presents an opportunity for Joey Mantia and the entire, medal-starved United States program.


Russia, the Olympics’ Awkward Guest


Despite the country being barred from the Winter Games, Russian athletes and fans showed up and had a good time.


Team U.S.A.? More Like Team Minnesota


The thrilling gold medal victory by the United States women’s hockey team capped a whirlwind 48 hours of Minnesota success at the Olympics.

Russian Bobsledder Fails Doping Test

Nadezhda Sergeeva is the second Russian athlete at the Games to test positive for a banned substance. Will Russia get its flag back now?

Sports of The Times: A Hockey Goal and a Medal That Will Resonate Beyond the Ice


Team U.S.A. won Olympic gold in women’s hockey for the first time since 1998. For the players, this was about more than their sport.


Olympic Cross-Country Skiers Eat 8,000 Calories a Day. It’s Exhausting.


Cross-country skiers require, on average, more daily calories than any other type of athlete. But the constant need to eat can take over their lives.


Figure Skating: Alina Zagitova Wins Russia’s First Gold Medal

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In a showdown between two Russians, Zagitova beat out Evgenia Medvedeva to win the gold medal. The Americans finished no higher than ninth, their worst collective performance in an Olympics.


Rangers Trade Michael Grabner in a Rare Deal With the Devils


The struggling Rangers continued to break up its roster by sending Grabner, their leading goal scorer this season, across the Hudson River.


Winter Olympics 2018 Results: Alina Zagitova Wins Figure Skating Gold


The Winter Games are in progress in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Stay here for live updates, results and analysis.

Thursday, Feb 22

U.S. Curling Team, Once Called ‘Rejects,’ Beats Canada to Advance to Final


The United States had never beaten Canada in Olympic competition. Now it has done it twice in four days.

U.S. Women Break Canada’s Grip on Hockey Gold

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winning goal in a shootout to give the United States a 3-2 victory against Canada, the four-time defending Olympic champion.

No Storybook Ending for Lindsey Vonn, but Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Silver in Combined


Vonn was in first place after the downhill portion of the event, but she missed a gate on her slalom run, ending her chance at a medal.

U.S. Ends Cross-Country Drought With Gold Medal

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Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins won gold in the women’s team sprint freestyle, the first U.S. medal in cross country since 1976.

Wednesday, Feb 21

Sports of The Times: U.S. Skaters Stumble Again. Is Their System Broken?


The American women, without a medal since 2006, produced their worst performance in Olympic short program. “Sometimes life and puberty get in the way.”

Reporter’s Notebook: An Olympic Challenge: Eat All the Korean Food That Visitors Won’t

“It’s peak snow crab season right now,” the noted chef David Chang said. “I don’t know if people understand.” Our correspondent knew that, and much more.

Lindsey Vonn Settles for Bronze in Downhill; Sofia Goggia Takes Gold


Vonn, the 2010 gold medalist in downhill, had a solid, but not spectacular, run. “I wish this wasn’t my last Olympics but it is.”

After Record Short Programs, Russian Skaters Poised to Battle for Elusive Gold


After Evgenia Medvedeva, 18, set a world record, Alina Zagitova, 15, outdid her. Both are now are in a good position to become the first Russian to win a gold at these Games.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Now It Can Be Told: Barbara Stevens Has 1,000 Victories to Her Name


The Division II women’s basketball coach has spent 32 years at Bentley, which is not far from Boston but is far out of the limelight. And all she has done in that time is excel.

For Snowboarders, the Music Matters as Much as the Gear


While many athletes listen to music to pump themselves up before an event, snowboarders often listen to music to boost their mood during competition.

Russian Fans at the Olympics Are Loud, Proud and Angry


With many of their best barred from these Games because of doping, Russian athletes have yet to win a gold medal. Their supporters say the fault lies elsewhere.

N.B.A. Owner Backs Lawsuit Against Russian Doping Whistle-Blower


Mikhail D. Prokhorov, a Russian oligarch and owner of the Nets, is financing a defamation suit that attacks the credibility of Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov.

Monday, Feb 19

German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals

The brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany.

The 22nd-Largest Team at the Olympics: Zamboni Drivers

Recruited primarily from Canada and the United States, they take a particular pride in making sure the ice is just right. The Olympics “are not a place to train people.”

Olympic Curling Rocked by Russian Doping Case

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A Russian may lose his bronze medal after failing a doping test in a sport not accustomed to such high-profile cases, but one that is physically demanding.

Russian Athlete Leaves for Seoul After Failed Doping Test


A Russian curler who won a bronze medal in Pyeongchang but failed a preliminary doping test has traveled to the South Korean capital to await the results of a second test.