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About Amanda Turner

My name is Amanda Turner. I'm a Junior at the University of Michigan studying Sport Management. I work as an Associate Producer for Big Ten Network StudentU, a completely student-operated segment of the Big Ten Network. This past semester, I co-founded a student chapter of the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) at the University of Michigan and currently serve as the President. I've had the opportunity to work with Michigan Sports Television (MSTV) as a host of the online segment called "Inside Michigan Softball". I am now an intern learning the production end of the business. As for my future, it's surely going to be fun and will definitely involve sports and media, but that's as narrow as I'm going to get. Right now, I am loving the chance to experience it all. @amandamarie2015

Sochi recap: ski cross

It was an exciting day for the Canadians and a heartbreaker for Gold Medal favorite, Fanny Smith. – Date: 21-Feb – Sport: Ski cross – Event: Women’s ski cross: finals – Medalists: Gold: Marielle Thompson (Canada) Silver: Kel...

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Sochi recap: snowboarding, women’s cross finals

This was a dramatic string of races, with many top contenders falling out of contention. Date: 16-Feb Sport: Women’s Snowboarding Event: Women’s cross, finals Medalists: Eva Samkova (Czech Republic), Dominique Maltais (Canada), Chloe Trespeuch (...

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Sochi: Figure skating, pairs short program

There was no short supply of talent tonight. Russia put on a strong performance, stealing the show and sending all three pairs to the free skate event. Date: 11-Feb Sport: Figure skating Event: Pairs short program How U.S. fared: Two … Continu...

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Sochi recap: Figure skating, team event

Russia took home the Gold in an emotional and powerful evening of competition. The USA’s Gracie Gold made her Olympic debut and Russia’s Yulia Lipnitskaya declared a new era of excellence. – Date: 9-Feb – Sport: Figure skating...

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Sochi recap: snowboarding, men’s slopestyle, finals

After an overall shaky first run, tensions were high as the riders competed for the top 3 spots. A couple of early favorites disappointed and the USA underdog took home the Gold. Date: 8-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s slopestyle, finals &...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s slopestyle, 2nd heat

Max Parrot put up the best number, Mark McMorris missed out on direct qualifying, and Sage Kotsenburg objects to the judges. Date: 6-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s slopestyle qualifying, second heat How U.S. fared: The United States did n...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s slopestyle, 1st heat

Staale Sandbech shook off a first-run fall to take the top spot, while American Chas Guldemond barely missed direct qualification to the final. Date: 6-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s slopestyle qualifying, first heat How U.S. fared: Charles (...

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SportsMyriad Sochi crew: Amanda Turner

Hello everyone! My name is Amanda Turner. I’m a Junior at the University of Michigan studying Sport Management. My time at Michigan is spent everywhere, except my apartment. I work as an Associate Producer for Big Ten Network StudentU, a &helli...

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