19 hrs ago
Americans taste more success at speedskating WCup
Shani Davis won and Brian Hansen finished third in the men's 1,000 as American speedskaters went some way toward easing the disappointment of their Sochi medal shutout.
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Sat Feb 22, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Davis done at Sochi Games, sits out team pursuit
The U.S. speedskating team, Shani Davis, bending, Jonathan Kuck, background, and Brian Hansen catch their breath after competing in the men's speedskating team pursuit quarterfinals at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Wauwatosa school chief sees new pay plan as giving teachers a reason to stay
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The Miami Herald
Americans complete flop with team pursuit losses
With two more defeats Friday, the U.S. speedskaters completed a stunning flop on the sport's biggest stage, assuring their first medal shutout since 1984.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
U.S. speedskaters Brian Hansen, right, and Jonathan Kuck practice during a training session at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
US speedskaters down to final shots at medals
Neither the long track nor short track teams has put anyone on the podium during the Sochi Games, a bitter disappointment for a program that has always been one of the most reliable medal producers for the U.S. Just four years ago in Vancouver, the American skaters won 10 medals overall - four on the big oval and six in short track.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Motley Fool
What Do U.S. Speedskating Failures Say About Under Armour?
However, is Under Armour to blame? More importantly, does it matter for investors? ) teamed up to form the "Mach 39", which was advertised as the fastest speedskating suit in history.
Sochi: US speed skaters controversy; Training on wrong ice or new skins?
Shani Davis' shot at Olympic history ended Wednesday at Adler Arena when Stefan Groothuis won gold for the Netherlands in the 1,000 meters, dashing the American's hopes of becoming the first male speedskater to capture the same event at three straight... Team USA speed skaters have failed to medal in Sochi as of Feb. 18 , blaming the problem on the ... (more)
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Don't blame the Dutch: US speedskating troubles defy explanation
By finishing seventh in the 1,500 meters Sunday, Heather Richardson tied the best result by any US long track speedskater at the Sochi Olympics.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Another rough day for Kuck
The closest 1,500-meter race in Olympic speedskating history came down to a final lunge of the skate - then a few more agonizing seconds to figure out who won.
Sunday shows stay on track with Olympic issues
This week's Sunday programming will ride the Olympics as closely as a speed-skating suit, with climate change, gay issues and Mitt Romney all hitting the ice.
Albany Times Union
gamble on new suit, lose big
When U.S. Speedskating hooked up with Under Armour to develop a new high-tech skinsuit that would revolutionize the sport at the Winter Olympics, the vision was gold, silver and bronze.
The Wichita Eagle
Brodka upsets big names in 1,500 speedskating
Brodka won the closest 1,500 in Olympic history over Koen Verweij of the Netherlands, who skated in the final pair.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Washington Post
As medals slip away, Americans are getting steamed at Sochi Games
The snow in the Caucasus Mountains is dissolving, the white patches shrinking, and many athletes on Team USA seem to be melting down with them.
Winter Olympics a dud for U.S. speedskaters; Under Armour suits to blame?
Vents on back of the suit, designed to allow heat to escape, are also allowing air to enter and create drag that keeps skaters from staying in the low position they need to achieve maximum speed, officials told The Wall Street Journal.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Surprise winner takes speedskating gold in 1000 meters
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Wed Feb 12, 2014
US News & World Report
How Olympians Can Leverage Their Gold
Brian Hansen of the United States competes during the Men's 1000m Speed Skating event during day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Davis, just 8th in the 1000m, is latest American to fall short
Shani Davis of the U.S. takes a breather after competing in the men's 1,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 12. Davis, who had hoped to three-peat as gold medalist in the event, finished eighth.
What to watch: Shani Davis, Kelly Clark and more
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Shani Davis focused on making Olympic history
Shani Davis has won two Olympic speedskating gold medals in the 1,000 meters, but crossing the finish line quicker than anyone else is as thrilling as ever for the 31-year-old Chicago native.