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  1. espnW -- U.S. women's hockey team has strong opening win against ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. women's hockey team was stunned by Finland a few months back at Four Nations Cup. When the two teams met again in Saturday's Olympic opener, there was no repeat effect.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  2. Family Affair in Sochi


    With 230 athletes competing at the Sochi Olympics, the United States has the largest athlete delegation for any nation in the history of the Winter Games. Perhaps equally remarkably, among the record-setting contingent there are seven sets of sibling...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  3. St. Cloud State forward Drew LeBlanc wins Hobey Baker Award

    Forward Drew LeBlanc of St. Cloud State has won the Hobey Baker Award, given to the nation's top college hockey player.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  4. Hannah Kearney claims fourth World Cup moguls title

    Hannah Kearney won her fourth World Cup moguls title Friday in the FIS Freestyle World Cup Finals, and the United States took the Nation's Cup for the second year in a row.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  5. Flashback to first Winter Olympics

    Lizzie Haldane

    France's Chamonix played host to the first ever Winter Olympics 89 years ago today. The United States, one of 16 nations represented, won four medals, including the first of the Games, when Charley Jewtraw won the 500-meter speedskating. Beatrix Lou...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  6. Teen sprinter Robin Reynolds hopes to be in the Olympics before l...

    Lucas O'Neill

    Teen sprinter Robin Reynolds hopes to be in the Olympics before long .

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  7. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. Olympic marathon trials yield best t...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The men's team is an experienced bunch. The women's trio are somewhat new to the Olympic marathon. Either way, the United States will be putting its best team on the line in London.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  8. Team USA face up to their soul brother

    Will Tidey

    Despite a pallid showing so far, USA expect to meet Mexico in the Gold Cup final, says Will Tidey.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  9. Qatar, Russia to host World Cups; United States shut out

    Russia and Qatar have won the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup, respectively.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  10. U.S. stresses diversity in 2022 World Cup bid

    With Prime Minister Vladimir Putin opting out of helping Russia's 2018 World Cup bid, the frantic last day of politicking was left to other leaders, princes and soccer greats to work their charm on the 22 FIFA voters.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  11. U.S. women beat Sweden, advance to Four Nations Cup hockey final

    The United States has defeated Sweden 4-0 in women's hockey, advancing to the final of the Four Nations Cup behind the strong play of goaltender Jessie Vetter.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2010
  12. Kings, Ducks dominate in Canada-Slovakia showdown

    Tom Murray

    We got what we wanted -- a gold-medal showdown Sunday afternoon between the United States and Canada, but it could have all gone horribly wrong for the host team -- and nation -- if not for some fortuitous bounces in the waning seconds of tonight's g...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  13. At Four Nations Cup, United States beats Canada in last group gam...

    Meghan Duggan scored the winner in the second period and the United States beat Canada 3-2 in their final group game of the Four Nations Cup.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  14. U.S., Canada win in Four Nations first round

    The United States beat Finland 4-0 in the opening round of the women's Four Nations tournament behind a goal and two assists from Hilary Knight.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  15. Singapore's male athletes fail to impress

    Ossian Shine

    Judges for Singapore's Sportsman of the Year award decided none of the country's male athletes were worthy of the honor this year.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  16. Proposal would limit rowing teams nations could field in 2012

    The traditional powerhouses of rowing -- including Australia, Britain and the United States -- could face limits in the number of events they compete in at the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2009