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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- No matter the location, Olympics again sho...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Jamaica keeps bobsled faith

    Jim Caple

    SOCHI, Russia -- Jamaica will not compete in the four-man bobsled this weekend but it was represented in the two-man competition here. And team president Chris Stokes says the country not only will be back in 2018, it could be on the podium. "With...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  4. espnW -- U.S. figure skaters don't reach podium, but already eyei...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Current Figure skating scoring system fost...

    Jim Caple

    After a women's final that saw Russia's Adelina Sotnikova eclipsing heavy favorite Kim Yu-na for the gold medal, figure skating's subjective judging system is again creating both intrigue and outrage.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  6. espnW -- Lauryn Williams, not Lolo Jones, bobsledder to watch

    Jim Caple

    If she and driver Elana Meyers hold on to their lead, American Lauryn Williams will become the first woman to win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Jim Caple reflects on past Winter Games ex...

    Jim Caple

    For the past twenty years, the location of the Winter Olympics has trended towards warmer temperatures. Jim Caple reflects.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  9. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller defy their o...

    Jim Caple

    Competing in a sport that demands a lot on the body, Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht defied their own odds to podium in the super-G and reverse the fortunes of the U.S. Alpine team.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  10. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- After devastating earthquake, Yuzuru Hanyu...

    Jim Caple

    Yuzuru Hanyu's gold-medal journey took him from the destruction of earthquake-stricken Sendai to the top spot on the Olympic men's figure skating podium in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Bobsledding takes athletic ability and yea...

    Jim Caple

    It takes athletic ability and years of training to careen down an icy track inside a sled

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  14. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Evgeni Plushenko deserved better ending to...

    Jim Caple

    Evgeni Plushenko had big hopes for these Games on his home soil. After helping Russia win the team event, one of the greatest skaters the sport has seen deserved a better way to end his career.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  15. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu turns in record-break...

    Jim Caple

    On a chaotic night of skating, Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu delivered a record-setting performance in the men's short program, breaking the century mark for the first time with a score of 101.45.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  16. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Team USA - After fall in short program, Je...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott's dramatic spill left him stunned both physically and mentally, but with help from the boisterous crowd, he picked himself up and finished anyway.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014