Matt Grzelyck, Jack Eichel and Ryan Hartman each had a goal and an assist, leading the defending champion United States to a 6-3 victory over Slovakia on Saturday at the world junior hockey tournament.
Allison Schmitt, a breakout star at the London Games with three gold medals and a silver, cruised to victory in the women's 200 free. Olympic teammate Jessica Hardy swept the 50- and 100-meter breaststroke events.
In ESPN The Magazine, Matt McCue writes that because epic fails are as common as historic wins, backing Olympians has become a calculated risk for corporate sponsors. So what makes swimmer Ryan Lochte an exception to the rule?