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T.J. Oshie celebrates after scoring on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski of Russia on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Oshie Fever Alive And Well Heading Into US-Czech Republic Quarterfinal

His cover is blown. T.J. Oshie, the mild-mannered forward who morphed into Superman against Russia, won’t sneak up on anyone again soon, let alone against the Americans’ next opponent on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

Ted Ligety celebrates during the Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom at the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

American Ted Ligety Dominates For Gold In Olympic Giant Slalom

Leading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa Khutor course in a two-leg combined time of 2 minutes, 45.29 seconds, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing.

02/19/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Olympian Nick Goepper Stops By With His Bronze Medal

At the tender age of just 19 years old, Nick Goepper has an Olympic bronze medal on his already impressive resume.

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US goalie Jonathan Quick makes a save on a shot from Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk on February 15, 2014 in Sochi. (Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Quick Gets Start In Goal For US Quarterfinal; Canada Tabs Price

The Americans plan to start Jonathan Quick — not Ryan Miller — on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Games. They’ll play either the Czech Republic or Slovakia.

02/18/2014

Bronze medalist Alex Deibold of the United States celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony for the Men's Snowboard Cross Final at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

American Alex Deibold Takes Bronze In Men’s Snowboardcross

Deibold edged teammate Taylor Jacob then sprinted to bronze, the painful memories of when he served as a wax technician — grunt work really — for the Olympic team after failing to qualify evaporating in the process.

02/18/2014

Brianna Decker of the United States celebrates her goal with Kendall Coyne and Amanda Kessel in the third period against Sweden on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

US Women Dominate Sweden, Advance To Gold Medal Hockey Game

Jesse Vetter needed just eight saves to help the Americans clinch no worse than a silver medal. The U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998.

02/17/2014

U.S. skier Bode Miller cries after the Men's Alpine Skiing Super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 16, 2014. (Photo by Alexander Klein/AFP/Getty Images)

Bode Miller Defends Interviewer After Being Brought To Tears In Sochi

The interview, conducted after Miller won a bronze medal in the men’s super-G ski race, turned to his emotions given the passing of his younger brother, Chelone, who died last year.

02/17/2014

Thick fog shrouding the mountains at the Sochi Olympics forced organizers to postpone events on February 17, 2014. Coaches at the Laura biathlon course said the biggest problem was not so much the fog as the poor quality of the snow. (Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

Thick Fog Wreaks Havoc On Schedule At Sochi Olympics

The fog rolled in over the mountains Sunday night and showed no sign of dissipating by Monday afternoon. That prompted organizers to call off the men’s biathlon mass-start race and men’s snowboardcross almost simultaneously.

02/17/2014

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.

02/13/2014

Silver medalist Gus Kenworthy gold medalist Joss Christensen and bronze medalist Nicholas Goepper of the United States pose after the Men's Ski Slopestyle Finals during the Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Americans Continue Slopestyle Dominance With Clean Sweep In Men’s Skiing

Don’t worry, Team USA. The shredder kids have your back. Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper swept the podium Thursday, putting on a spectacular show to boost America’s lagging medal count.

02/13/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

Phil Kessel moves in on Justin Faulk, right, during a Team USA practice at Bolshoy Arena on Feb. 10, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Team USA Should Handle Injury-Ravaged Slovakia In Olympic Opener

It will be crucial for the U.S. to get off to a flying start in their opening game against Slovakia, as the top four teams at the end of the preliminary round will automatically advance to the quarterfinals.

02/12/2014

Shani Davis after competing in the Men's 1000m speedskating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 12, 2014. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

US Speedskater Shani Davis Finishes Off Podium In Another Olympic Letdown

There would be no third gold medal in the 1,000 meters. No medal of any color. It was a stunning defeat for one of the greatest speedskaters ever.

02/12/2014

An Olympic snowboarder competes under the Sochi sun. (Photo by Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

Olympic Visitors Go Sunbathing, Swimming In Warm Sochi

Forget the parkas and stocking hats. Sunscreen and shades are the must-have items at the Sochi “Winter” Games.

02/12/2014

Canada's Natalie Spooner (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Women's Ice Hockey Group A match between Canada and USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 12, 2014 at the Shayba Arena. (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Canada Beats USA 3-2 In Olympic Women’s Hockey

Meghan Agosta scored twice and assisted on Hayley Wickenheiser’s goal to lead Canada to a 3-2 victory over the United States on Wednesday in a tense preview of the expected gold-medal match.

02/12/2014

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