No matter how far Michael Phelps takes his comeback bid, there is one thing that will not happen. Whether he gets the chance to win more medals or not, his career accomplishments will never be diminished.
The Sochi Olympics provided plenty of moments to remind us that while terrible things can happen everywhere, wonderfully inspiring things always happen at the Olympics -- whatever our fears, wherever they are held.
For the second consecutive Olympics, no American stood on the podium in women's figure skating. But the three U.S. athletes here, Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds, already have their sights set on 2018.