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Last night’s Olympic ladies’ figure skating results have caused quite a stir as several people are upset that Russian Adelina Sotnikova was awarded the gold medal over reigning Olympic champion Yuna Kim of South Korea.
As of 8:40 a...
U.S. Women Lose Lead Late, Fall to Canada
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title.
Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and P…
Obama Bet’s a Case Of Beer On USA Hockey
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him.
With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck was on the line...
IOC: No Arm Bands Not Insensitive
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The IOC's reluctance to allow competitors to wear black arm bands, or any other individual badge, to honor fallen loved ones might seem on the surface to be insensitive. That's hardly the intent, the Olympic committee says...
The Significance Behind This Man Shaving His Beard
Last week, Upstate New Yorker Erin Hamlin ignited the Capital Region whenever she became the first American ever to medal in a luge event.
The Remsen, NY native called into the Team and told us about a bet her father made in regards to his facial hair:
“Over four years ago we had a foreign …
Obnoxious NBC Interview Brings Bode Miller To Tears
Moments after winning the bronze medal in the men's Super-G, known US Olympian Bode Miller spoke with NBC's Christin Cooper in which Cooper was relentless in bringing up Miller's brother, who passed away last December due to an unexpected seizure...
Silver Medalist Has Local Ties
United States skiier Andrew Weibrecht used an improbable run to win the silver medal in the Super-G at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Sunday.
Weibrecht hails from Lake Placid, N.Y. but has a Capital Region connection. His mother, Lisa, was raised in Scotia, according to the Albany Times Union...
Sochi Security Relaxing
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sochi hotel guests are walking, unchecked, past unused metal detectors. Security guards are no longer poking around at the pockets and ankles of every single person entering Olympic facilities. Tangerines and bottles of Coke are making it through security barriers that ban…
Olympic Athlete Gets Her Twerk On In Sochi
Normally famous white chicks trying to twerk is sad, embarrassing and plain uncomfortable. But when you're an American Hero, things tend to be different.
Check out this video of luge Olympian Kate Hansen breakin' it down, courtesy of Instagram. According to her post, she was "blessing" team…
Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin Called From Sochi
On Wednesday afternoon, U.S. bronze medalist Erin Hamlin called into Armen Williams' show on 104.5 The Team.
Just moments after receiving her medal for the women's singles luge, Hamlin was on her way back to the Olympic Village.
Part I: Erin Hamlin on 104...
White Falls Short In Olympics
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — In an Olympic stunner, Shaun White failed in his quest for three straight halfpipe gold medals Tuesday, falling to Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov.
In fact, White didn't even win a medal.
Podladtchikov, known as the "I-Pod," landed th…
Bob Costas Out Sick Tonight With Eye Infection
Bob Costas called into The Today Show but had to have help dialing the phone as his vision is now impaired with an eye infection that has spread to both of his eyes.
"I was trying to throw a complete game here," said Costas. "But I think we're going to have to go to the bullpen, and I …

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