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Matt Lauer, Al Roker provide some comedic relief in low-speed luge run

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

Feb. 14 marked an important day in the history of news television.For the second time, The Today Show’s Al Roker and Matt Lauer donned the standard United States’ spandex suits and helmets to take on double’s luge. Their first run proved to be a success, with both of them making their way down...

U.S. Sweeps Men’s Slopestyle Skiing during Day 8

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

Sochi’s Rosa Khutor Extreme Center slopes have gained the U.S. many victories over the past few days, and, as of Day 8, Feb. 13, it provided three more. The U.S.’s Joss Christensen (gold), Guy Kenworthy (silver), and Nicholas Goepper (bronze) took all three medals during the men’s slopestyle event...

Let the games begin: Sochi Olympics starts off strong

The Fisht Olympic Stadium, taken by Atos International

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

  Photos taken by Atos International/ Creative Commons Licensed Even though it seemed the rest of Sochi was not prepared, the opening ceremony on Day 1 of the Winter Olympics proved just the opposite. At 8:14 p.m. local time — or Greenwich Mean Time, plus four hours — on Feb. 7, the al...

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