Team USA and Team Canada have similar goaltending situations

2/13/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   patrickhoffman3530   |   122 respect

If you're a hockey fan, than there is no doubt that you do not envy the task of both Team USA head coach Dan Bylsma and Team Canada head coac...

Winter Olympics, Lacrosse, Friday Night Fights, and more! [Live Sports Thread]

2/14/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Jess   |   34886 respect

Happy Valentine's Day, sports fans! I have found a(nother) new love - the Freestyle Skiing Olympic event. I watched last night and WOW! Go USA!...

2014 Winter Olympics Recap: Day 6

2/13/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Oh the contrast. As the East coast of the United States dealt with a crippling snowstorm, in Sochi it was a balmy mid-50s. It was so warm that cros...

U.S. hockey team in Sochi built on endurance and speed

2/13/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Mia781   |   953 respect

Every nation’s hockey team is unique and has characteristics which define it. These are dependent on the players in the team and how it is ma...

Plenty of Olympics events, and more! [Live Sports Thread]

2/13/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Jess   |   34886 respect

Greetings, sports fans! Ready for another big day? We've got some more great Olympics events going on today, which are listed below. We also st...

2014 Winter Olympics Recap: Day 5

2/12/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Day 5 was full of big events on the snow, ice, and sequins, although after this GIF, I'm not sure we even need to continue anymore. As always, ...

Greatest Olympic GIF of all time: Moguls meet Star Wars

2/12/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

This is just about as good as it gets. Enjoy:   Here's the video:   Hat tip to TBL

All day Olympics, with some soccer, hoops, boxing, and even tennis! [Live Sports Thread]

2/12/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Jess   |   34886 respect

Greetings, sports fans! How are you enjoying the Olympics so far? Which events have you been keeping an eye on? I've been watching a surprising...

Recapping the Winter Olympics: Day 4

2/11/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The more I think about how these Games will be perceived as a competition (separate from the other issues), the more I think back to 2006 in Torino...

Unfortunate accident forces team USA general manager away from Sochi Winter Olympics

2/10/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   BrianMaddock   |   1429 respect

It is a rare honor to represent your country in the Olympics and David Poile got the shot at being the general manager for the USA hockey team. He ...

2014 Winter Olympics Recap: Day 3

2/10/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

From an American perspective, Day 3 of the Winter Olympics will likely be spun as a disappointment in terms of medals won, but such is the pressure...

It's all about the Olympics! Well, mostly...[Live Sports Thread]

2/10/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Jess   |   34886 respect

Greetings, sports fans! How are you all enjoying the Olympics thus far? I've had the good fortune to catch some hockey live, due to the fact th...

Winter Olympics Day 2 Recap: A good day for the hosts

2/9/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The 2010 Olympics in Vancouver were a tremendous disappointment as a whole for the Russians. At these Games though, Day 2 represented a big step fo...

Sliding, skiing, and skating all over the place [Sunday Sports Thread]

2/9/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Day 2 from Sochi is well underway, both on television and streaming online. The headline competitions today are the men's downhill (already com...

2014 Winter Olympics Recap: Day 1

2/8/14 in Olympics, Winter   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

As we did for London 2012, we'll be here to recap each day (usually) of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Please note that these posts will contain spo...