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American snowboarders, ages 36 and 40, win gold

Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner

Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

American snowboarders Lindsey Jacobellis, 36, and Nick Baumgartner, 40, won gold Saturday in the mixed-gender team snowboardcross, an event that debuted at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, The New York Times reported.

The two, who are longtime friends, were the oldest pair in the medal round. “We’re the 80s babies,” said Jacobellis after she embraced Baumgartner at the finish line. “We came in hot today, and we’re really excited about it.” Jacobellis won Team U.S.A.’s first gold medal of the 2022 Olympics in Wednesday’s women’s snowboardcross, USA Today reported.

Italy took silver in the mixed-gender snowboardcross, and Canada won bronze.

According to the Times, after Baumgartner barely won the first leg of the final race, “Jacobellis quickly fell into third place in a final that featured two Italian teams. She passed one rider on a small jump, then pursued

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Wildest stats from Chiefs vs. Bills playoff game for the ages: A look at records broken, history made and more

Pretty boring weekend, right? I mean, all we got were four incredible playoff games that each came down to the final play. Those four walk-off finishes were the most in a single postseason in NFL history and all of them came over a two-day stretch in a single round. The cherry on top of all that madness came in the final game of the divisional round slate on Sunday night when the Bills and Chiefs duked it out in a battle for the ages. 

Those two AFC juggernauts went toe-to-toe for the bulk of the game, but things really went haywire in the final two minutes. Both teams went absolutely bonkers and traded leads through the end of regulation where the Chiefs were inexplicably able to force overtime after getting the ball back with just 13 seconds left. As they began that game-tying drive, the Bills held a 91% win

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