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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Team USA disappointing overall in Sochi

    Jim Caple

    The U.S. sent a record number of athletes to the Winter Olympics and competed in new events but earned nine fewer medals (28) than in Vancouver in 2010 (37).

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Despite injury, Steven Holcomb drives to t...

    Jim Caple

    Despite an injured calf, U.S. driver Steven Holcomb, along with pusher Steve Langton, drove to Olympic bronze, ending a 62-year U.S. medal drought in two-man bobsled.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Victory Is Theirs ... a look at Andrew Wei...

    Jim Caple

    In our daily recap Victory Is Theirs, we highlight someone who has earned a big win at the Games. On Sunday, it was alpine skier Andrew Weinbrecht.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Don't write off Jeremy Abbott as a choker

    Jim Caple

    Beat up and battered from a disastrous fall in the short program, Jeremy Abbott offers no apologies for his Olympic performance.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Ted Ligety and Bode Miller struggle in alp...

    Jim Caple

    With only one alpine medal so far, U.S. skiers are having a difficult Olympics

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Team USA - Jeremy Abbott leans on structur...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott, Team USA's best medal hope, counts on daily consistencies and routines

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  7. Kris Freeman gets fourth Olympic nod

    Jim Caple

    Before the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Kris Freeman appeared on the cover of Outside magazine wearing a very stylish and expensive-looking red-and-deep blue sweater with an American flag stitched to the shoulder. This season, he didn't even have U.S....

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Jeremy Abbott hoping to make last U.S. nat...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott would like nothing more than a shot at redemption at the Sochi Olympics. His road begins Friday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  9. espnW -- Skier Stacey Cook learns from Vancouver crash, hopes to ...

    Jim Caple

    Downhill skier Stacey Cook suffered a nasty fall during a training run at the 2010 Olympics and has been looking ahead to Sochi ever since, hoping for a fair shot at the medal stand.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  10. Steven Holcomb: 'There is always hope'

    Jim Caple

    Five years ago, bobsled driver Steven Holcomb was deeply depressed. His U.S. four-man bobsled team was peaking and had a strong chance to win the first American gold medal in the event since 1948 at the 2010 Olympics. But despite devoting a decade of...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  11. With Olympic berth in tow, what next for U.S. women's team?

    Jim Caple

    The U.S. women's soccer team accomplished its big goal this past week: earn an Olympic berth. But what lies ahead for players between now and London in July?

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Americans' semifinal win a good statement...

    Jim Caple

    Not only did the U.S. women's win Friday night book their ticket to the London Olympics, it also gave fans a better representation of women's soccer.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  13. Ali Krieger won't give up on London Games

    Jim Caple

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Despite a gloomy prognosis that her recovery from a torn right ACL and MCL could take six to eight months, U.S. defender Ali Krieger said Sunday she hasn't given up on the 2012 London Olympics. "I'm not going to giv...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  14. U.S. team awaits word on Krieger injury

    Jim Caple

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Despite the record-setting score, the U.S. women's soccer team's 14-0 rout over the Dominican Republican might have come at a price. Defender Ali Krieger left the game in the first half with an injured right knee and he...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  15. U.S. soccer team not distracted by hotel shooting

    Jim Caple

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The U.S. women's soccer team had an abrupt greeting when it arrived here this week for the start of the Olympic qualifying tournament. The first was snow and significantly colder than normal weather for Vancouver (it is...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  16. Spoof: The Girl with the Vancouver Canucks Tattoo

    Jim Caple

    Lisbeth Salander exited the Kvarnen bar onto Tjarhovsgatan, started up her Yamaha WR250X motorcycle, sped down Gotgatan to Soder Malarstrand and raced at a recklessly high speed to Kungens Kurva. She parked her bike and entered the IKEA. Instantly he...

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2011