Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White are favored to win gold in ice dancing. The pair took silver in the last Olympic Games in Vancouver, and expectations are high that they'll do even better in Sochi.
Controversy around Team USA's speed skater uniforms, high expectations for the U.S. ice dancing team, and unseasonably warm weather in Sochi: Reporter Tamara Keith gives NPR's Rachel Martin the latest from the Winter Olympics.
We're halfway through the NBA season, and this is the All-Star Game weekend. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with sports reporter Mike Pesca about teams deliberately losing in order to get a shot at the best draft pick.
Among the most visible Americans at the Sochi Olympics are a group of evangelical Christians decked out in black cowboy hats and bristling with pins that help start conversations. For the chaplains, every connection is a chance to make friends and proselytize.
The odd sport of skijoring was a demonstration sport at the 1928 Winter Olympics, and hasn't been celebrated on the world stage since. But enthusiasts in New Hampshire and elsewhere are trying to bring it back — and it looks like they're gaining some traction.
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