1. Canada vs. Sweden Gold-Medal Game: Turning Points and Best Performances in Sochi

    On paper, Canada and Sweden were arguably the two most well-rounded squads in the field at the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament, so it's not all that surprising that they met with the gold on the line in Sochi ...

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  2. Olympic Hockey 2014: Top Men's Takeaways and Results from Sochi

    If the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament does prove to be the last one featuring the National Hockey League's best for the time being, it will absolutely be one worth remembering, as it was every bit as entertaining as advertised...

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  3. Sweden vs Finland: Star Performances and Turning Points in Olympic Hockey Clash

    The first of today's pair of mouthwatering Olympic hockey semifinal tilts featured a repeat of the gold-medal game of the 2006 Games in Turin, as neighboring powers Sweden and Finland battled for a spot in the title game in Sochi ...

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  4. NFL Draft 2014: Projected Landing Spots for Each Round 1 QB

    For rebuilding teams across the NFL , drafting a franchise quarterback is the first step on the road back to respectability, which is why the high-end prospects under center are ...

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  5. Team USA Picks Julie Chu as Flag-Bearer for 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony

    One of the greatest honors an athlete can receive is getting the opportunity to carry their nation's flag at the Olympics. It's a recognition of athletic excellence, as well as a unique chance to represent an entire country on a world stage...

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  6. Olympic Hockey 2014: Predictions for Both Semifinal Tilts

    Wednesday brought us an extremely exciting day of Olympic hockey, as we saw the host Russians fall in heartbreaking fashion, the Latvians give the vaunted Canadians all they could handle, Sweden steamroll the Slovenians and the U...

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  7. US Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Breaking Down Keys to Victory Against Canada

    One of the fiercest rivalries in all of sports will resume Friday, as the United States and Canada will clash in Sochi with a shot at the gold on the line. Four years ago, Sidney Crosby delivered the Olympic golden goal in overtime against the U...

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  8. Olympic Hockey 2014: Breaking Down the All-Tournament Team

    So far, we've had a wildly entertaining Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, and despite the absence of the Russians, the four remaining teams aren't all that unexpected...

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  9. Ranking the 5 Best Moments from Washington Capitals' 2013-14 Season so Far

    So far, the 2013-14 season hasn't told us much about what kind of team the Washington Capitals are, as Adam Oates' squad has looked like a postseason force on some nights and headed for the draft lottery on others...

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  10. Grades for Every Washington Capital at the 2014 Winter Olympics So Far

    The round-robin phase of the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament is officially over, and there has been no shortage of surprising results thus far in Sochi...

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  11. Olympic Hockey 2014: Schedule, TV Info and Team Predictions for Day 9

    Day 9 of the 2014 Winter Olympics will present hockey fans with a number of crucial clashes, as much has yet to be determined as far as seeding is concerned...

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  12. USA vs. Russia: Olympic Ramifications from Pivotal Hockey Clash

    The United States and Russia headline what is undoubtedly the most difficult group in the Olympic hockey tournament, so naturally, when they clashed on Saturday, it was the must-watch game of the round-robin stage...

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  13. Yuzuru Hanyu Is Figure Skating's Next Star After Winning Gold in Sochi

    Generally speaking, when it comes to the Olympics, the sports world tends to focus heavily on athletes that have already become household names because there are only so many events ...

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  14. USA vs. Russia: Breaking Down What This Game Means for Both Teams

    As soon as the 2014 Olympic hockey schedule was released, the United States-Russia tilt was the one game that immediately stood out as the most intriguing of the round-robin stage...

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  15. Olympic 2014 Medal Count: Latest Nation Rankings and Standings for Day 8

    The first seven days of the 2014 Winter Olympics have produced a number of memorable moments, and as we head into the heart of the games, there are a number of teams in the mix near the top of the medal count...

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  16. Johnny Manziel to Houston Would Be Perfect for Both Parties

    After two consecutive postseason appearances with Matt Schaub at the helm, fans of the Houston Texans had high hopes for their heroes entering the 2013 season...

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  17. Maria Komissarova Injury: Updates on Russian Skier's Back and Recovery

    Updates From Wednesday, Feb. 26 Jay Busbee of Yahoo Sports has the latest on Komissarova, and the news isn't good: Komissarova, 23, crashed on Feb. 15 during a training run...

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  18. Ranking the 5 Best American Players in Washington Capitals History

    Since the day Alex Ovechkin arrived in Washington just prior to the 2005-06 NHL campaign, the Capitals have been a team with a distinct European flavor, as for the most part, the team's most explosive forwards hailed from either Russia or Sweden...

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  19. Projected Stats for Each Washington Capital in Sochi

    Initially, the Washington Capitals were only going to be sending three players to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics , as just Nicklas Backstrom , Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson were named to their respective national team rosters...

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  20. 2013-14 Grades for Washington Capitals Stars Ahead of the Olympic Break

    Heading into the Olympic break, the Washington Capitals ' 2013-14 season has been one of peaks and valleys. What began as a promising year is suddenly bordering on disaster...

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  21. Washington Capitals' 5 Biggest Questions Ahead of the Olympic Break

    So far, the 2014 calendar year hasn't been kind to the Washington Capitals , as the team has plummeted down the Eastern Conference standings in a hurry and is now in danger of entering the Olympic break outside of the playoff picture...

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  22. The Greatest Strength of Each Sochi-Bound Washington Capital

    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are less than two weeks away, which means hockey’s brightest stars will soon be departing for Sochi...

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  23. Washington Capitals' Most Underrated Prospects at Each Position

    The 2013-14 campaign has gone south in a hurry for the Washington Capitals . But with so much talent and apparent depth on this roster, one has to think Adam Oates is capable of turning things around before the postseason is out of reach...

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  24. The Biggest Concern for Each Washington Capital Headed to Sochi

    In comparison to many other teams around the NHL , the Capitals won’t be heavily represented at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, as Adam Oates’ squad will be sending just three players to Russia...

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  25. Stock Watch for Washington Capitals' Top Prospects

    For fans of the Washington Capitals , the 2013 World Juniors had to have been difficult to watch at times, as former first-rounder Filip Forsberg turned in one of the best individual performances in recent memory...

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