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  1. World Baseball Classic is different things to different teams

    Jim Caple

    Just an exhibition series here. A steppingstone there. A matter of national pride elsewhere. The World Baseball Classic means different things to different teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  2. Caple: Johnny Weir outtakes

    Jim Caple

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- One of the highlights of Tuesday's men's short program was Johnny Weir's press conference. Here's Johnny, in his own words: On the blue overalls that Italy's Samuel Contesti skated in: "I thought it was very fashion...

    Blog | Conversation | February 16, 2010
  3. The best, and real, drama is always at Olympics

    Jim Caple

    We've heard American Idol mentioned a lot this week, but Jim Caple writes that the show doesn't compare to the real passion, competition and drama of the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2006
  4. Hedrick sounds a lot like Shani after last event

    Jim Caple

    After the 10,000-meter final Friday, we got to hear one last time from one half of the Shani-Chad soap opera.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2006
  5. Cohen misses golden opportunity, finds silver lining

    Jim Caple

    Sasha Cohen's bid for gold was over in 30 seconds, but Jim Caple says Cohen can still be proud of her performance.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2006
  6. For once, a grizzled 'veteran' will likely skate to gold

    Jim Caple

    After watching Tuesday's short program, Jim Caple writes that an honest-to-gosh adult will finally win the ladies' figure skating gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2006
  7. 'Team,' as we know it, shouldn't apply to Shani, Chad

    Jim Caple

    After the latest incident in the Shani-Chad feud, Jim Caple wonders why we think Davis and Hedrick should be best friends.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2006
  8. Belbin-Agosto, 'Glare' put ice dancing on our map

    Jim Caple

    Ice dancing caught the eye of America at these Olympics, thanks to Belbin and Agosto and the Glare Seen 'Round the World.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2006
  9. Ice dancing costumes a sports oddity

    Jim Caple

    All the other athletes at the Olympics compete in uniforms that bear the emblem of their nations. But not figure skating.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2006
  10. U.S. curling team a team you can identify with

    Jim Caple

    If you haven't watched curling in these Olympics, you're missing out. They are the athletes that are most like us.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2006
  11. Davis, Hedrick decisions only make them human

    Jim Caple

    The team pursuit was added to the Olympics speedskating schedule this year, but it's done nothing but cause controversy.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2006
  12. By recent standards, U.S. skeleton a success at Games

    Jim Caple

    Even though they didn't win a medal, the U.S. skeleton team has a successful two days at the Games, if you consider recent standards.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2006
  13. Johnny, would Curt say he missed a bus? We think not

    Jim Caple

    Johnny Weir's excuse for his poor performance: he missed his bus. That is just a lame excuse, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2006
  14. Team pursuit not loved by many speedskaters

    Jim Caple

    The team pursuit was added to the Olympics speedskating schedule this year, but it's done nothing but cause controversy.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2006
  15. A great day, a perfect evening

    Jim Caple

    Life is good in Sestriere when you're drinking beer while watching Olympic skiing, sexy models and an improbable gold medalist.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2006
  16. Pairs result was just 'BCS on Ice'

    Jim Caple

    Silly us, we thought there was a new judging system in figure skating. It all still looked cloudy to Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2006