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U.S. Hockey Team Misses Medal After Rout

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 04.24.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Teemu Selanne led his team around the ice, with a bronze medal draped around his neck, after he finished off his sixth Olympics...

Canada Stuns U.S. With Epic Comeback For Gold

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to res...

USA Hockey Roars Into Semifinal

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2...

Russian Media, Hockey Fans Still Angry After U.S. Win

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

MOSCOW (AP) — After a heated U.S.-Russia hockey match at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, many Russian spectators have decided the cold war is back ...

Oshie, Again!

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

If there is a noticeable uptick in DVD sales of "Miracle" in the next week then Disney can likely thank T.J. Oshie. With the United States and Russia ...

'The American Heroes Are Wearing Camo'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

Good luck convincing T.J. Oshie that he is an American hero. While American hockey fans were busy chanting his name in bars and editing his Wikiped...

4 Must-Read Edits To T.J. Oshie's Wikipedia Page

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

T.J. Oshie etched his name into American hockey history with his 4-goal shootout performance in the United States' 3-2 win over Russia but some of his...

Meet America's New Favorite Hockey Player

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — On an American men's hockey team with plenty of stars, T.J. Oshie often gets lost in the crowd. He was one of the last players ...

U.S. Edges Russia In Sochi Shootout

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout...

WATCH: 15 Sports Moments That Will Make You Chant 'U-S-A'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

Take note, viewing the collection of highlights below could lead to raised heart rate, nostalgia, tears and in some cases uncontrollable chanting of "...

Jon Ward

Pawlenty Adopts 1980 'Miracle On Ice' USA Hockey Team As 'Comeback' Symbol For Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Tim Pawlenty is admitting in a new ad that he needs a "comeback" in the Republican presidential primary, adopting the 1980 USA hockey tea...

USA CRUSHES Finland, Advances To Olympic Hockey Final

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Barely two minutes into the game, Finnish goalie Miikka Kiprusoff was staring at the ceiling in disbelief. It tur...

USA Beats Switzerland, Advances To Hockey Semifinals

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The longer it went, the tighter the Americans got. They clanged shots off the post, then the crossbar. A wrist sh...

USA Hockey's Win Over Canada Shown For Only 30 Seconds On NBC

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A look at NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics: BIG SHOT: Can a single play – a solid hit – determine the direction of ...

USA Beats Canada In Olympic Hockey, 5-3

AP | ALAN ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Americans didn't believe in miracles. They just believed. And they pulled off the biggest Olympic hockey upse...

USA Wins Olympic Naivete Gold; Media Leads Off, Obama Runs Anchor

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Hegedus

Chicago was never the favorite, even if Oprah thought it was. All it takes is a quick understanding of how the IOC votes, who the 100 IOC voters are, and which way the international wind is blowing.