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Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 3
Bronze medalist Olga Graf of Russia celebrates almost giving the world the first nip slip of the 2014 Winter Olympics! (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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We Were One Inch Away From the First Nip Slip of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi!

So far, the Winter Olympics in Sochi have been pretty odd.

From doors that won't let competitors escape their bathrooms or elevators, to the odd suggestions of where to put the Russian food!

What we haven't had, so far, are "wardrobe malfunctions".  Which, if you're like me, is the only real reason to watch women skating around in tight clothes, right?

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Winter Olympics: Built for Speed, U.S.’ Innovative Under Armour Skin Suits Hit the Ice

By Allyson Burger | BSU at the Games

Since the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, U.S. engineers in sports technology and aerospace have joined forces on a top-secret project.

What was it? Super-secret spy technology? A faster than the speed of light aircraft?

No.

The mission had one sole purpose: to make the fastest speedskaters in the world even faster.

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Johnny Quinn
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You’ll Never Guess What Happened to U.S. Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Again

Just days after he got stuck in a bathroom and had to hulk his way out, US bobsledder Johnny Quinn has suffered another unfortunate turn of events at Sochi 2014.

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Winter Olympics: U.S. Skier Julia Mancuso Wins Bronze Medal

An American skier continued to etch her place in Winter Olympics history on Monday, and the Dutch rose to the top of the medal count.

Here's a recap of the day's action in Sochi, Russia:

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Luger Recovers After Falling Off Sled

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have only just kicked off, but some crazy spills have already started happening. This story is about Indian luger Shiva Keshavan's crash during a practice run.

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Winter Olympics: So, What’s the Deal with Biathlon?

By Jeremy Ervin | BSU at the Games

The Olympic Games provide a venue to many sports that don’t get much national attention between international competitions.

Biathlon is among those.

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Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games
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Meijer Winter State Games are This Weekend in West Michigan

This weekend, February 14-16, 2014 an estimated 2,000+ athletes from all corners of Michigan will come and represent 13 sports and compete in the inaugural Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games.

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Winter Olympics: Jamie Anderson’s Sacrifices Pay Off with Slopestyle Gold

By Hayli Goode / BSU at the Games

American snowboarder Jamie Andersonwon a gold medal Sunday in women’s slopestyle snowboarding, a new sport in the Winter Olympics.

Anderson credited the win at the Sochi Winter Olympics

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Winter Olympics: U.S. Sweeps Slopestyle Gold Medals

The United States dominated a new Olympic sport, and the host nation of Russia claimed its first gold of the Sochi Winter Olympics during the first weekend of competition.

Here's a recap.

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Winter Olympics: Dangers of Short-Track Speedskating Mean Risks and Rewards

By Allyson Burger | BSU at the Games

During the semifinal 500-meter race at the 2010 U.S. Olympic trials for short-track speedskating, J.R. Celski let out agonizing screams as blood poured from a large wound

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s Olympic Luge Challenge [Video]

In the spirit of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, beginning, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" dug up an old Producer Joe stunt from 2009 in which he went to a luge track and tried his hand at luge.

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Winter Olympics: Five-Time U.S. Olympian Skier Bode Miller Finds Peace for Sochi [Video]

By Allyson Burger | BSU at the Games

Samuel Bode Miller has won more major races than any other American male alpine skier in history.

The 36-year-old New Hampshire native is heading into what may be his fifth and final Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. While some critics see Miller as past his prime, Miller knows how to make a lasting impression on the slopes, skeptics be damned.

“I have so many more of the pieces in place now to make me feel solid and capable of putting together the exact performance I’m going to need on a given day in a race,” he said.

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