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Sochi recap: Men’s four-man bobsled

It wasn’t easy, but Steve Holcomb drove USA-1 to the bronze medal today, marking the 28th and final medal for the United States in Sochi. It also gave the U.S. its seventh overall medal at the Sanski Sliding Center (luge, … Continue reading ...

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Sochi recap: Men’s four-man bobsled, runs 1 and 2

USA-1 pilot Steven Holcomb came into the day hoping to become the first U.S. driver to win consecutive gold medals in 82 years. But a calf injury sustained during competition in the two-man, in which he won the bronze, left … Continue reading ...

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Sochi recap: Women’s bobsled

Once again the United States was denied bobsled gold in Sochi, as Kaillie Humphries and Heather Morse defended the 2010 gold medal to win again in Sochi. But double medalists should ease pain for the Americas. Elana Meyers and Lauryn … Continu...

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Sochi recap: Women’s bobsled, runs 1 and 2

The U.S. is in position to take home two medals with Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams leading after two runs. Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans sit in third place, with Jazmine Fenlator and track star Lolo Jones in 11th. Williams … Continue reading ...

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Sochi recap: Men’s two-man bobsled

The color wasn’t gold. But Steve Holcomb made history yet again, winning bronze with Steve Langton in the two-man bobsled—the first medal in the event for the United States since 1952. Date: 17-Feb Sport: Bobsled Event: Men’s, runs 3 and &helli...

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Sochi recap: Men’s two-man bobsled, runs 1 and 2

USA-1’s team of Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton are poised for a medal, but breaking the United States’ 62-year gold medal drought in two-man may be just out of reach after a rough second run. And oh yeah Jamaica is … Continue reading ...

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2014 medal projections: Jan. 14 update

Time for a few tweaks given the results (and untimely injuries) of late — and when you add it all up, we have a new leader: Alpine skiing: Lindsey Vonn’s absence shakes things up a bit and pretty well insures the … Continue readin...

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Big winter weekend for USA

No, I’m not talking about the fact that every tree and power line in the Mid-Atlantic is covered with ice right now. I’m talking about skiing, sliding and skating, where a lot of things went right for U.S. athletes two … Continue r...

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