Jonathan Quick. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada’s Better, But Team USA Has The Quick Advantage

Team USA will have to be close to perfect to beat Canada in an Olympic hockey semifinal.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Russia hockey coach Zineluta Bilyaletdinov. (Radek Mica/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled Russian Hockey Coach: ‘Eat Me Alive Right Now’

We can all agree that Russia isn’t taking its Olympic quarterfinal loss to Finland well.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

USA teammates Ryan McDonagh, right, and TJ Oshie celebrate. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Student Gets Detention After Calling Teacher ‘A Communist’ For Not Putting On USA Hockey

You have to respect the patriotism that he was attempting to display.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

T.J. Oshie #74 of the United States celebrates with teammates Ryan Callahan #24, Paul Stastny #26, Ryan Kesler #17 and Zach Parise #9 after scoring on a shootout goal. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Superb Team USA Effort Shows Americans Are Ready To Make Another Run At Gold

It wasn’t just about the T.J. Oshie Show.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

T.J. Oshie  of the United States scores on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Zawaski: USA Defeats Russia in Shootout Thriller: What We Learned

It is impossible to argue that Team USA’s 3-2 shootout win over Russia wasn’t a fantastic sporting event, let alone hockey game.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

T.J. Oshie  of the United States scores on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski  of Russia (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Oshie’s Shootout Goals Lead US Past Russia 3-2

T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic Olympic hockey rivalry.


Jason Brown of the United States competes during the Figure Skating Men's Free Skating on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Highland Park Proud Of Olympian Jason Brown

How did the figure skater do in Sochi? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.



6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.


Bob Costas

Bob Costas Out Of Primetime Coverage For 2nd Straight Night

Matt Lauer will again replace Bob Costas, who has an eye infection.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2014

Brandon Pirri. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski Blackhawks Mailbag: Of Pirri, Deadline Deals And Sochi Fatigue

Jay Zawaski answers your questions on Brandon Pirri and weighs what the Blackhawks need moving forward.

670 The Score–02/11/2014

U.S. goaltender Jonathan Quick. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Olympic Hockey Preview, Predictions

The United States and Russia have a good shot to outperform Canada in Sochi.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Olympic rings technological mishap. (Getty Images)

Meet The Guy Behind @SochiProblems Twitter Account

The @SochiProblems account has more followers than the official Sochi Olympics account.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Downtown Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Wisch: Imagining The Opening Ceremony To A Chicago Olympics

Michael Jordan would have to light the torch after a tribute to the city’s diversity.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Sochi Olympics downhill skiing. (Getty Images)

Sochi Drones Shooting Olympic TV, Not Terrorists

Using drones to shoot video is cheaper and allows for better angles.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Johnny Quinn. (Getty Images)

View: USA Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Gets Stuck In Elevator

Quinn’s been stuck in a bathroom and elevator now. What’s next?

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

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

Vladimir Putin. (Getty Images)

Russian Official Claims Video In Bathrooms Prove Complaints Overblown

Complaints about substandard facilities in the days before the Sochi Olympics were dismissed by Russian officials as overblown and biased.


Steven Stamkos. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Lightning Star Stamkos Will Miss Olympics For Team Canada

Team Canada will be lacking a key cog when the Olympics Games begin.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014


2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.


(Credit: Twitter)

In Sochi, Russia, Don’t Touch The Water

We all know how the old saying goes when you travel: “Don’t drink the water.”