Ashley Wagner was in sixth place in the Olympics ice skating after the short program Wednesday. Gracie Gold placed fourth. Polina Edmunds seventh. The competition continues Thursday in Sochi with the free skate.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (l.) and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees meet after a NFC Divisional playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Jan. 13. The Saints won 20-14.
Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland on Wednesday ended the Russian men's hockey team's quest for a medal – and a defining Olympic moment. Having two of the top 10 scorers in the NHL – Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin – didn't help.
Navy ship runs aground: The US Navy frigate USS Taylor ran aground Feb. 12 while preparing to moor at Samsun, Turkey. It is one of two US Navy warships dispatched to the Black Sea to increase security at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout Saturday in Sochi, helping Team USA to a 3-2 win over Russia in men's hockey. T.J.Oshie was among the final selections for the US roster, chosen for his shootout success in the NHL.