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Women lead remarkable US medal resurgence at the Olympics

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Mikaela Shiffrin collected another stuffed Olympic mascot Thursday, the plush toy an IOU of sorts for the silver medal she will later receive.

Shiffrin is one of the United States' signature athletes and the Alpine combined is one of her signature events. Her second-place finish at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre was significant on its own.

Her ...Read more

US men's curlers vanquish Canada, will play for gold next

Sports / Olympics /

GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- With their Thursday afternoon practice over, John Shuster and his teammates returned to the Olympic Village to watch a little hockey. The U.S. men's curling team knows several of its counterparts on the women's hockey team, and they were eager to see whether the Americans could break Canada's 20-year stranglehold on the...Read more

U.S. women's hockey team strikes gold by finally stopping its rival

Sports / Olympics /

GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- The call came Wednesday night as the U.S. women contemplated their day of reckoning.

Cammi Granato, the face of American women's hockey, was on the line.

"Everything you need is in this room," she told the players who had grown up idolizing her.

Granato knew something about this version of the U.S. Olympic team. But ...Read more

Down and out, U.S. now on the medal comeback trail

Sports / Olympics /

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Mikaela Shiffrin collected another stuffed Olympic mascot Thursday, the plush toy an IOU of sorts for the silver medal she will later receive.

Shiffrin is one of the United States' signature athletes and the Alpine combined is one of her signature events. Her second-place finish at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre was ...Read more

Sisters get the big goals as U.S. ends Canada's streak and wins gold in hockey final

Sports / Olympics /

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The long wait is over for the U.S. women's Olympic hockey team.

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the sixth round of the tiebreaking shootout and goaltender Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta to give the Americans a 3-2 victory over Canada and the first Olympic gold medal for the women's team since the inaugural...Read more

David Wise keeps the faith, wins gold

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- There were moments during the last four years when David Wise wasn't sure it he would survive.

The defending Olympic ski halfpipe gold medalist endured the worst two seasons of his career. He suffered three concussions, plus serious injuries to his shoulder and back. His wife, Alexandra, experienced severe postpartum...Read more