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US Snowboarders Simultaneously Crash At The Finish Line In A Crazy Photo Finish

On Tuesday, we got a prime example.<p>With only one spot left in the finals of the Olympic men's snowboard cross, U.S. racers Alex Deibold and Trevor Jacobs came crashing into the line in a remarkable finish.<p>Jacobs was in third, slightly ahead of Deibold, with a few yards to go in their semifinal …

Snowboarding

Is It Really Under Armour's Fault?

It has not been a good Olympics for the U.S. Speedskating team at Sochi.<p>As of this writing, the team has no medals. None. They were expected to win many. This is a team that has won more speedskating medals than any other country in Olympic history. They won an historic eight medals back in 2002. …

U.S. medalists at the Sochi Olympics

Finally: U.S. Speedskaters Break Drought, Win Silver In New Race Suits

It took far longer than many people expected. But the American Speedskating team that came to Sochi with high expectations has finally won an Olympic medal. The men's short track relay team finished second to Russia Friday, two days before the Winter Games come to an end.<p>The four-man team of J.R. …

Duhatschek: Team Canada sets sights on gold after thrilling victory over U.S.

So everybody finally got the game they wanted, in all of its open-ice glory - Canada and the United States, in the men's Olympic hockey semi-finals, and it lived up to all the hope and the hype. The pace was supercharged, the skill on display breathtaking. More than anything, it was a fearless …

Americans Continue Rare Streak of Winning a Medal Per Day

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The United States is looking to become only the fourth country to win a medal per day in the history …

TJ Oshie the New American Hero After Thrilling Olympic Hockey Win over Russia

As T.J. Oshie was slicing through Sergei Bobrovsky like a hot knife through butter during a tense and memorable shootout between the U.S. and Russia on Saturday, it was easy for the mind to drift to the Team USA selection process.<p>There was a time when the masterminds putting the Olympic roster …

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Team USA dominates Slovakia [Video]

Yahoo Sports’ Melanie Collins & Greg Wyshynski discuss the American’s 7-1 win to open Olympic competition

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 4 Winners and Losers

A historic day at the Sochi Games yielded a rich menu of winners and losers: from a new king in the men’s snowboard halfpipe and the first women’s ski jump competition to worrisome small crowds and a big cross-country ski disappointment.<p>Erin Hamlin took bronze as the first singles luger in American …

Olympic curling 2014 results: Americans go 0-3 overall in Tuesday action

The Canadian men entered as the favorites, but are having a difficult go of things in the round-robin tournament.<p>The round-robin portion of Olympic curling continued on Tuesday with four men's matchups and eight on the women's side. Both teams from the United States were in action today, but …

Erin Hamlin clinches USA's first individual luge medal

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — College football coaches sometimes call an important victory a program win.<p>USA Luge had its program win Tuesday when Erin Hamlin claimed bronze in women's luge to become the first American to earn an Olympics medal in singles luge.<p>"I'm stoked," Hamlin said. "Who knew? I …

Sochi 2014: Jenny Jones - the story of an Olympic medallist

Media playback is not supported on this device<p><b>Snowboarding (slopestyle)</b><p><b>Born:</b> 03/07/80<p><b>Career highlights</b><p>The Bristol snowboarder has been a trailblazer in the sport for more than a decade, but her bronze medal in Sunday's slopestyle in Sochi is undoubtedly her career highlight. Jones is also a …

Bode Miller fastest in final run

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Firmly establishing himself as the man to beat, Bode Miller was fastest Saturday in the final Olympic downhill training …

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USA's Jessie Diggins shows promise with strong skiathlon finish

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — In her first Olympic cross country race, Jessie Diggins had a Coke and a smile.<p>The 22-year-old from Afton, Minn., finished the 7.5km classic leg of the skiathlon in 27th place, then used three quick soda breaks to fuel an incredible second freestyle leg that saw her move …

Felix Loch leads, Americans well back after Day 1 of luge

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The USA's Chris Mazdzer came into the Sochi Olympics with a simple goal: finish better than his 13th-place performance in Vancouver four years ago.<p>The easygoing Mazdzer has a chance, but he will need two strong runs on the final day of men's luge to reach his goal. He is …

Ashley Wagner was thrilled after her Olympic debut ... until she got her score

American figure skater Ashley Wagner shook off her disappointing performance at the U.S. Championships to put together a solid short program in her Olympic debut at Saturday’s team competition. When the 22-year-old was waiting for her scores, her smile indicated she was thrilled with the …

Kotsenburg gets Sochi off to golden start

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The glorious unpredictability of Olympic sport was unveiled in all its majesty on Saturday on an extraordinary, record-matching first day of competition at the Sochi Winter Games.<p>Gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg of the U.S., silver medalist Staale Sandbech (L) of Norway and …

Team figure skating: USA jumps into medal contention

SOCHI, Russia -- From bubble to … bronze?<p>Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir scored a season's best 117.94 points for their free skate Saturday night, solidifying the U.S. hold on third place in the inaugural team competition. The Americans have 34 points heading into the remaining three free …

Canada takes women's moguls gold, US's Kearney wins bronze

A brief bobble in the first half of her final moguls run cost the U.S.'s Hannah Kearney a second gold medal, with Canada's Justine Dufour-Lapointe …

U.S. freeskier Maggie Voisin out of Olympics with injury

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Freeskier Maggie Voisin was the USA's youngest Olympian in the Sochi Games, but the 15-year-old will not be able to compete after getting hurt in training on Friday.<p>Voisin was training on a rail feature on the slopestyle course at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park when she injured …

Americans dismiss reports of judging conspiracy

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - U.S. Figure Skating has strongly denied reports suggesting the United States and Russia are conspiring to help each other win gold medals at the Sochi Olympics.<p>Meryl Davis (L) and Charlie White of the U.S. compete during the figure skating team ice dance short dance at the …