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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

Kevin Dineen, Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team (Harry How/Getty Images)

Former Whaler Kevin Dineen Coaches Canadian Women To Olympic Hockey Gold

Former Hartford Whalers Captain Kevin Dineen coached the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team to a sudden-death win over the U-S team, including Julie Chu of Fairfield, for the gold medal Thursday.

02/20/2014

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UConn’s Lutz Helps Lead Swiss Team To Bronze Medal

UConn alum Jessica Lutz broke a third-period tie with 6:17 to play as Switzerland rallied from a two-goal deficit with four straight third-period goals to earn its second victory of the Sochi Games.

02/20/2014

Jessica Lutz, University of Connecticut alum and member of the Swiss Olympic women's hockey team (Martin Rose/Getty Images)

UConn Alum Scores Only Swiss Goal In Olympic Loss To Canada

University of Connecticut alum Jessica Lutz had the only goal for the Swiss team Monday as Canada outscored Switzerland, 3-1, to advance to the final.

02/17/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

Geno Auriemma visits WTIC (Jenneen Lee/WTIC Photo)

Source: Auriemma Returning To US Women’s Team

A person with knowledge of the decision says Geno Auriemma will return to coach the U.S. women’s basketball team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

09/05/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

Lindsey Jacobellis of the USA takes 1st place during the FIS Snowboard World Championships Men's and Women's Snowboardcross on Jan. 18, 2011 in La Molina, Spain. (credit: Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Olympic Athletes: ‘Winter Is In Trouble’

Two winter Olympics medalists from Vermont are among the signers of a letter to President Obama saying that due to climate change “winter is in trouble.”

04/10/2013

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Governors Call For Return Of Olympic Wrestling

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joining governors from 31 other states in asking the International Olympic Committee to reconsider a decision to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic games.

03/06/2013

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