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  • Watch: Rob Ford, Other Canadian Fans Go Crazy Over Women’s Hockey Gold Medal

    February 21, 2014 4:12 PM 18

    (CBS) Hockey is a birthright of the Canadians, so when they win a big match, they’re going to celebrate like so. In the aftermath of the Canadian women’s hockey team’s come-from-behind 3-2 overtime win against Team USA in the gold-medal match Thursday at the Sochi Olympics, there were endless videos popping up on the Internet and social media showing

  • Curling - Curling's cool as Murdoch looks to turn silver into gold

    February 21, 2014 3:54 PM 18

    It was meant to be the Games when extreme sports grabbed the younger generation and made everyone want to be a snowboarder, a ‘lifestyle sport’ in which, whether you’re bummed or stoked, everybody is your friend. But these Olympics will also be remembered for when curling became cool. The roaring game is a boring game? Not here in Sochi, where some skips

  • Swedes advance to men's Olympic hockey final

    February 21, 2014 3:47 PM 18

    SOCHI, Russia -- Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, lifting Sweden over Finland 2-1 on Friday and into the gold-medal game at the Sochi Olympics. The 2006 Olympic champions will face the United States or Canada on Sunday. The Finns will play the loser of the second semifinal for bronze

  • Is the ‘spirit of curling’ become meaner?

    February 21, 2014 2:59 PM 21

    If you’re looking for a referee job, you’ll have to look somewhere other than curling clubs. They’re not hiring. In fact, they’ve never been hiring. That’s because the sport already has something called “the spirit of curling.” “Curlers play to win, but never to humble their opponents. A true curler never attempts to distract opponents, nor to prevent

  • Meet 7 Canadian Olympians with day jobs you might not believe

    February 21, 2014 2:59 PM 23

    Canada's winter athletes have been enjoying the national and international spotlight since the Sochi Olympics began. Their faces have been splashed across the front pages of newspapers, and their victories have made the top stories on national newscasts. But the reality is that when some of Canada's biggest Olympic stars aren't competing, they're slogging

  • Top five things to watch Friday

    February 21, 2014 2:27 PM 22

    This is the game we've waited four years to watch: a rematch of the 2010 gold medal showdown between the U.S. and Canada, which ended with Sidney Crosby's golden goal in overtime. The winner of Friday's game (noon EST) goes on to play for gold this weekend. This one is going to be good -- really, really good. (The other semifinal, Sweden against Finland

  • Five things that’ll determine USA vs. Canada Olympic semifinal showdown

    February 21, 2014 12:40 PM 17

    SOCHI, Russia – David Backes has beaten the Canadians before in the Olympics. It’s just that his timing was off. “Well, we beat 'em in Vancouver in the prelims. We won the wrong game, I'd say, in Canada,” he said. “To beat them is something that was on our list. It seems like we were on a crash course to meet those guys, and we get them in the semifinal

  • USA vs. Canada hockey stakes raised with 'Loser Keeps Bieber' billboard in Chicago

    February 21, 2014 12:19 PM 19

    Command Transportation, a freight broker in Chicago with an electronic billboard, raised the ante with its 'Loser Keeps Bieber' billboard, making the Canadian heartthrob/bad boy major incentive not to lose. As if the stakes weren’t already high enough in Friday’s U.S.-Canada Olympic semifinal, Blackhawks players Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews have much more added

  • Finland loses Tuukka Rask to flu for Olympic semifinal; Kari Lehtonen starts

    February 21, 2014 12:03 PM 11

    SOCHI, Russia – Goaltending depth was the calling card for Finland entering the Sochi Olympics. In their most important game to date, it’ll be tested. Tuukka Rask, who was strong in Finland’s ouster of the Russians in the quarterfinals, missed their semifinal game against rival Sweden on Friday with the flu. Kari Lehtonen of the Dallas Stars gets the start

  • Parise may be front and center in US-Canada again

    February 21, 2014 11:31 AM 30

    Four years ago, Zach Parise was front and center at the Vancouver Games as the United States vs. Canada emerged as the best rivalry in hockey. And as America's captain this time around, Parise figures to be right back in the middle of things Friday, when the two powers renew their clash in a semifinal on the Olympic stage. But first, the soft-spoken