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Winter Olympic Games

February 19, 2014

VIDEO: What's in a quad?

As figure skating gets underway in earnest at the Winter Olympics, take a look at one of the marquee elements that could mean the difference between silver and gold.

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    After U.S. skier Bode Miller won a bronze medal in Sunday's super-G, he broke down in tears during an interview with NBC's Christin Cooper that drew considerable backlash on social media. Here is a sampling of reaction.

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  • White, US snowboarders stumble in halfpipe finals

    Shaun White came to these Sochi Olympics with big expectations. Already the owner of two gold medals, White qualified for two events and his goal here was as simple as it was lofty: to make history. No U.S. male had ever claimed three gold medals in the same event. Plus, White was hoping to double up in Sochi by trying to win the Olympic debut of slopestyle competition.

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  • spt_abbott.jpg VIDEO: What's in a quad?

    As figure skating gets underway in earnest at the Winter Olympics, take a look at one of the marquee elements that could mean the difference between silver and gold.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Embracing 'chill' at the Winter Games

    You started by sending your child to the right schools to be noticed, and on to the taskmaster, type-A coaches charged with, ahem, disciplining and honing a future champion's potential.

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  • olympics_warmtemps.jpg VIDEO: Olympics turn hot, cold in Sochi

    It is extraordinarily warm at the Sochi Olympics, but Team USA is running cold in all events but snowboarding.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Winter Olympics mystify American sports fans

    What's a halfpipe and why would somebody want to slide down one? How do judges score figure skating? Unless you live next to a ski resort, the Winter Olympics sure are hard to love.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 1.36.23 PM.png 5 things you probably didn't know about the Sochi Olympics

    Even with heavy media coverage, there are still a few interesting (and weird) things you might not know about the upcoming Olympic games in Russia.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • VIDEO: Opening fireworks of the Winter Games

    A burst of fireworks filled the night sky over Sochi on Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the Winter Olympics open.

    February 19, 2014

  • Women's ski jumpers ready to prove their Olympic mettle

    Women's ski jumping had grown, and so had Jerome, then 23 and acutely aware of the unfairness of the fact that only men could compete for Olympic medals. Women could do no better than make sure the jumps suited their liking.

    February 19, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-02-05 at 3.18.41 PM.png VIDEO: Shaun White out of slope-style, field riddled with injuries

    Sports Illustrated's Brian Cazeneuve explains how Shaun White's exit from the inaugural Olympic slope-style competition thins an already injury-riddled field.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

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