2014 Sochi Games

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of Russia passes the puck against Slovenia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pressure On Russians To Beat The U.S. Must Be Unbearable

The Russians believe this is the game that can wipe away the damage Jim Craig, Mike Eruzione, Jack O’Callahan and the rest of our boys did some 34 years ago.


Russian figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko retired from competition on Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Great Plushenko Pulls Out Of Men’s Figure Skating, Then Retires

Evgeni Plushenko’s Olympics are over. His competitive career, too. The Russian star retired Thursday just after he withdrew from the men’s event at the Sochi Olympics for medical reasons.


U.S. Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones stops by McDonald's Cheers To Sochi display in the Athletes Village to read good luck messages from fans ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for McDonald's)

Sick US Bobsledder Lolo Jones Calls Out Sochi For Killing Of Stray Dogs

“Single room was nice just wish I had one of those stray dogs to keep me company,” Jones tweeted, referring to the dogs who were spotted all over the Sochi area in the days before the Olympics opened.



2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.