2014 Winter Olympics

New England News
6:10 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Gold Medal Skier Greets Fans In Pittsfield

Olympic gold medal skier Mikaela Shiffrin was in Pittsfield, Mass. meeting fans and signing autographs.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Olympic gold medal skier Mikaela Shiffrin was in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Wednesday meeting fans and ski enthusiasts.

Matthew Shields was just one in the line of people twisted around the confines of Plaine’s Bike, Ski & Snowboard shop and out the door.

“Can you sign this, a postcard and my arm?” Shields asked Shiffrin, who obliged.  

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon February 24, 2014

2/24/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
Ukraine Update
Olympics Close
Arizona Anti-Gay Bill
Captured Drug Lord

Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Keith Strudler: Olympic Games Are Not Quite Ready

So what if you threw a party, and no one came? Ask Vladimir Putin about that. He’s got a big old party going on right now in Sochi, a term that now invokes sentiment far beyond its Olympic ideal. In now a matter of hours, Sochi will begin its two weeks hosting the Winter Olympic Games, an event that’s been so long in the making it feels like it should already be over.

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8:05 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Knicks Defeat Pistons 89-95, Russia Vamps Security In Sochi


In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony scored 13 of his 34 points in the third quarter and hit the game-clinching free throws with 2.9 seconds left in New York's 89-85 victory over Detroit. The Knicks outscored the Pistons 32-17 in the third period and handed Detroit its season-high fifth straight loss.

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