On July 28, 2000, I had a liver transplant at the University Hospital in Denver. I was diagnosed nine years earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare degenerative bile duct condition that required a transplant.
He is not used to failing and certainly not on a scale like this, but Shaun White's bid for a third successive snowboarding halfpipe title came crashing down as the legendary American failed to even make the podium.
Monday brought us defending champions who performed brilliantly in clutch moments, the Dutch doing what they do best, and an American bobsledder with a knack for getting stuck behind closed doors.
The first weekend of the Winter Olympics brought us moments of humor and technical problems from the Opening Ceremony, a skater's reaction that went viral and the sparkling debut of a sport where "stoked" and "dude" are