Victor skier chases trip to 2018 Winter Olympics

Breezy Johnson skis the Super-G training course in Portillo, Chile, on Sept. 9, 2016. Photo by Jonathan Selkowitz and courtesy of Darigold

Teton Valley skier Breezy Johnson got her start at Kelly Canyon Ski Resort and was molded by Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort. She now is competing on the U.S. Alpine ‘A’ team and is in contention for the 2018 U.S. Olympic team, and has communities on both sides of the Tetons supporting her.

Curry, Thompson help Warriors over Rockets 124-114

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, drives toward the basket as Houston Rockets' Gerald Green (14) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry is well aware that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has crafted his team specifically to try and beat the Golden State Warriors.

Bernier stops 34 shots as Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 2-0

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jonathan Bernier blocks a shot by Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Jonathan Bernier was thrust into the starting role when Semyon Varlamov went down. The backup is filling in nicely for Colorado’s No. 1 goalie.

IIHF chief urges players to press NHL on going to Olympics

Canada captain Dillon Dube right, flips the puck around during hockey practice ahead of the upcoming semifinal of the IIHF World Junior Championships, against the Czech Republic in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene’ Fasel placed the emphasis on NHL players to persuade the league to compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games.

Plenty of teams with not-so-Super pedigrees

FILE - In this photo taken Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, , Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan reacts after losing Super Bowl 51 as the screen flashes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and confetti flies in Houston. Seven of the 12 teams that are in the NFL playoffs have never won the big game, matching the largest group of playoff-bound squads with not-so-Super pedigrees since the 1999 season. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Atlanta Falcons’ claim to fame is the crushing way they lost a Super Bowl.



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