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2014 Winter Olympics

The Leopard, one of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascots, is presented during the opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Schadenfreude Is Drawing Me To Watch The Olympics

Will the Sochi craziness bring even more people to watch the Olympics?

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Constuction workers work to finish buildings around the Rosa Khutor Mountain Cluster village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on January 31, 2014 in Rosa Khutor, Sochi.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The Sochi Olympics Sound Like A Hilarious Disaster

Here’s what we’ve learned about Sochi so far.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Patrick Kane s is challenged by Sidney Crosby during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada. (Credit: Harry How, Getty)

Silverman: Injuries And Conflicts Of Interest Could Trump Hockey Glory In Sochi

Get ready for some of the most exciting and aesthetically pleasing hockey that you will ever see.

670 The Score–02/01/2014

Jason Brown performs during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular following the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Highland Park Skater A Surprise Addition To U.S. Olympic Team

Marla and Steve Brown are still shocked their 19-year-old son Jason is an Olympian. Many thought the Highland Park native would charm the audience at Nationals, but no one expected him to earn one of only two spots to Sochi.

01/22/2014

Partick Sharp #10, Jonathan Toews #19, Marian Hossa #81, Brent Seabrook #7 and Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Toews second period goal against the Edmonton Oilers at the United Center on January 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Demanding Pre-Olympic Road Trip Will Test Blackhawks

They face nine games prior to the Olympic break, and eight of them are on the road — including games at Detroit, Minnesota, Vancouver, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Anaheim.

670 The Score–01/22/2014

Emery Lehman competes in the men's 10,000-meter during the U.S. Speed Skating Long Track Olympic Trials at the Utah Olympic Oval on Jauary 1, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

West Suburban Speed Skater Heading To Sochi Olympics

A student at Oak Park-River Forest High School got a big send-off on Friday as he prepared to head to Sochi, Russia, where he’ll be participating as a speed skater in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

01/17/2014

Jason Brown performs during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular following the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Highland Park Skater Jason Brown Going To Sochi Olympics

After finishing first in the free skate, and third in the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships over the weekend, 19-year-old Jason Brown was named to the U.S. Olympic skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

01/13/2014

Patrick Kane. (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Blackhawks To Compete In Olympics

A total of 10 Blackhawks players will represent their respective countries in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

Hockey Puck

Photo: Nike Reveals U.S. Olympic Hockey Jerseys

On Tuesday morning, Nike unveiled the official jerseys that will be worn by the U.S. Olympics hockey team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

670 The Score–08/27/2013