NEW PLATEAUS Looking Back: The Stories of 2012
A lot of websites have their "ten best" or "best moments" of 2012 articles out there right now. But they're often specific to a theme--best movies, best tech stories. Here on New Plateaus, we'll look ... Posted on 1/2/13 at 9:33 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Gabby Douglas
This evening on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas.... Posted on 12/5/12 at 7:43 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events.
Then came my surprise... Posted on 8/19/12 at 11:01 PM
FARGO – Nicholas Ruohonen raced down the street luge ramp Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of Scheels All Sports.
The 9-year-old from Brooklyn Park, Minn., smiled when he described the experience.
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend at his upscale home in South Africa, a shocking twist to one of the feel-good stories of last summer's Olympics.
FARGO – Every summer for the last 18 years, thousands of youth wrestlers flocked to the Fargodome for the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet national tournaments. The immediate goal was to be an All-American. The long-term goal?
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — For wrestling, this may have been the ultimate body slam: getting tossed out of the Olympic rings. The vote Tuesday by the IOC's executive board stunned the world's wrestlers, who see their sport as popular in many countries and steeped in history as old as the Olympics themselves.
Former North Star Christoff to sell gold medal
NEW YORK — Mike Eruzione's sensational winning goal against the Soviet hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics will forever be remembered as the “Miracle On Ice” — perhaps the greatest sporting moment of the 20th century.
FARGO – Area residents will get a brush with an Olympian and future Olympic hopefuls this weekend. At Sunday’s Streets Alive event, Olympic triple jumper and North Dakota State University alumna Amanda Smock will be among several athletes on hand to get Fargo-Moorhead residents active and moving.
CHICAGO — Michael and Magic versus Kobe and LeBron? Sounds like a dream matchup, and it could be coming to a video game console near you. With USA Basketball and 2K Sports forming a partnership, fans can see what happens when the amazing 1992 Dream Team goes up against this year's Olympic gold medal winner once NBA 2K13 hits the shelves this fall.
DENVER — Colorado officials say they are still interested in holding the Olympics. According to the Denver Post, several members of the Denver Sports board traveled as spectators to this year's games in London to scope out the events.
LONDON — With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.
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