Canadian curler Ryan Hall at the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Curling 101: Glossary

How to speak curling, broken down into categories. Players Who shoots first and what does the skip do? Learn who makes up a curling team. Ri…

Olympic curling stone

Curling 101: Equipment

Broom Most brooms have synthetic bristles. Straw brooms were used in the past, but leave remnants of straw on the ice and thus are not commo…

Astros close homestand in style

e Houston Astros continue to find ways to win, with their latest victory coming thanks to a player who was called up from the minors just a …