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U.S. Women's Olympic Hockey Wins Gold In Nail-Biter Finish Over Canada

The Canada team had been ahead 2-1 towards the end of the third period when American player Monique Lamoureux-Morando scored on a breakaway. The game went into a 20-minute overtime, during which no players from either team scored thanks to quick reflexes from Canada goalie Shannon Szabados and U.S. goalie Maddie Rooney. Then, the five round shootout― a first for ...

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U.S. Wins Gold In Cross-Country Skiing For First Time In Decades

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins delivered the first Olympic cross-country medal for the United States since 1976 with a stunning victory in a thrilling finish to the women’s team sprint relay on Wednesday. Diggins held off the challenge of Sweden’s Stina Nilsson in a furious sprint for the line to win gold a… Sports

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'Clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone:' Fergie sorry after U.S. anthem blowback

​Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game. “I’ve always been honoured and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA,” the Grammy-winning singer said in a statement Monday. “I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended ...

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U.S. Ice Dancing Team Breaks Down After 'Heartbreaking' Mistake

The dream of an Olympic medal came to a crashing end Tuesday for U.S. ice dancing team Madison Chock and Evan Bates. The duo, who stood in seventh place heading into the medal competition, experienced what NBC commentators described as a “heartbreaking” and “obvious” mistake during their program, both falling in the middle of a turn element.  “That’s suc… Sports

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U.S. being hit hardest by NHL's absence at PyeongChang 2018

It will take another “Miracle on Ice” for the United States to revive its chances of medaling in PyeongChang. The U.S. was completely outmatched during a 4-0 loss to the Olympic Athletes from Russia on Saturday night. In fact, the scoreline may have flattered the Americans, considering how disorganized, disinterested, and overwhelmed they looked for the vast majority of the ...

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