Sochi Olympics

Hartnett: With An Effort For The Ages, Oshie Now The Talk Of SochiShootouts tend to be an uneventful solution to settle non-elimination games that remain deadlocked following one overtime period. Not Saturday. T.J. Oshie and others saw to that.
Must Be The Suits? Struggling U.S. Speedskaters Get Permission To SwitchThey were touted as the fastest speedskating suits in the world. Now the U.S. is dumping the high-tech attire after a dismal start to the Sochi Olympics.
American Pikus-Pace Goes Into Retirement With Silver In Women's SkeletonBritain's Lizzy Yarnold won the season's first race on a technicality. The season's last race, there was no argument. There's also no arguing that America's Noelle Pikus-Pace will retire happy.
Silverman: Pressure On Russians To Beat The U.S. Must Be UnbearableThe 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.
American Kaitlyn Farrington Wins Gold In Women's HalfpipeFarrington, who lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, had spent most of the run-up to the games playing second-fiddle to Kelly Clark, the 2002 Olympic champion.
Hartnett: Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Preview -- How Far Can Team USA Go?Major injuries and the larger European ice surface have added a further element of unpredictability to the already difficult task of forecasting the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.
Hamlin Takes Home First Medal Of Any Kind For U.S. In Women's Singles LugeFinally, Olympic gold for Germany's Natalie Geisenberger. Finally, Olympic anything for Erin Hamlin and the United States.
50 Degrees On Wednesday? Sochi Quickly Turning Into The Slushy OlympicsRising temperatures are turning the Winter Olympics into the Warm Olympics, forcing athletes to adapt.
Kotsenburg Grabs First Gold For America On Treacherous Slopestyle CourseThe kid they call "second-run Sage" didn't waste time putting down the run of his life.
Russian Athletes Issue Stern Challenge To World: Beat Us ... If You CanA Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports instead of terrorism, coddling despots and gay rights.
Sochi Opening Ceremony Figures To Be All About Putin's Quest For RelevanceAll Vladimir Putin needs is an event that tells the world "Russia is back." The Sochi Olympics opening ceremonies will be a message meant for millions around the world — and meant for his countrymen, too.
U.S. Tied For 5th Place After First Night Of Team Figure Skating In SochiMeryl Davis and Charlie White comforted and cheered their fellow Americans on a tough first night of competition for the U.S. in the new Olympic event of team figure skating.