Triumphant Russian hockey team defies ban, sings national anthem after Olympic win

The Russian hockey squad, which won Olympic gold in a tight, nerve-racking overtime game against Germany, defied the IOC ban at the awards ceremony and sang the words of the national anthem over the Olympic Hymn. The Olympic hockey final turned out to be a real thriller, with the Russians winning on an overtime goal […]

The triumphant return of Ars Technica mugs, T-shirts

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Every geek needs two things to start the morning off right: a quality coffee mug and a fresh T-shirt. Fortunately, Ars Technica now sells both, so you can leap from your bed to confront the forces of file corruption, homeopathy, and state-sponsored malware in style with some sharp Ars Technica merch! […]

Hornqvist makes triumphant return as Penguins top Capitals

Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again. Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. The Swedish forward who scored […]