US skier Vonn will not compete in Sochi Olympics due to knee injury

US skier Vonn will not compete in Sochi Olympics, to have knee surgery (via Fox Sports)

Updated Jan 7, 2014 10:37 AM ET   Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old skier from Vail, Colo., announced her decision Tuesday, exactly…