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2014 OLYMPICS

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

AS U.S. FORTUNES ROSE AND FELL IN A WILD WEEK IN RUSSIA, THREE FREESTYLING BUDDIES MADE HISTORY. AMERICA'S DOMINANCE OF THE GAMES' NEW EXTREME EVENTS IS NOW COMPLETE

By Michael Rosenberg

Standard Deviation

IN EARNING BRONZE IN THE SUPER-G TO BECOME THE OLDEST ALPINE SKIER TO STEP ON A PODIUM, 36-YEAR-OLD BODE MILLER CONCEDED THAT HE WANTED MORE THAN JUST A DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE

By Tim Layden

The Legend Of Oshie

IN ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING OLYMPIC GAMES EVER PLAYED, THE U.S. AND RUSSIA BATTLED EACH OTHER ALL THE WAY INTO TO AN OVERTIME SHOOTOUT—AND THEN THE REAL SHOW BEGAN

By Michael Farber

To Russia, With Love

FOR BRONZE MEDALIST SIMON SHNAPIR AND HIS PARENTS, WHO EMIGRATED FROM MOSCOW 26 YEARS AGO, THE SOCHI OLYMPICS HAVE BEEN A HOMECOMING FILLED WITH SURPRISES

By Brian Cazeneuve

Cowgirl Riding High

AFTER UPENDING THREE PAST CHAMPIONS TO WIN GOLD IN THE HALFPIPE, IDAHO RANCH--RAISED KAITLYN FARRINGTON STORMED HER WAY INTO THE CELEBRITY PIPELINE WITH HER DISTINCTIVE STYLE

By Austin Murphy

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

SHOCKERS AND AWE

By Thomas Lake

DAYTONA 500 PREVIEW

AUSTIN DILLON STEPS IN

By Lars Anderson

A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME

An expanded Chase field and an elimination format should bring drama to NASCAR's finale—and produce wild racing right from the season's start

By Lars Anderson

JABARI PARKER

The Education of Jabari Parker

ONE SUPREMELY GIFTED FRESHMAN. ONE HALL OF FAME COACH. AN INTIMATE LOOK AT THE JOURNEY TO BECOMING COLLEGE BASKETBALL'S TOP TALENT

By Jeff Benedict

POINT AFTER

Senior's Moment

By Lee Jenkins

Departments

Leading Off

Ride of the Yankee

Derek Jeter's career was a monument to excellence—and little else. Who will baseball re-create in his image?

By Jack Dickey

Rebuilt for Speed

After 55 years Daytona overhauls its grandstands

By Tim Newcomb

The Biggest Loser

Plundering from the pros

HOT | NOT

Faces in the Crowd

Edited By Alexandra Fenwick

Sport of Interest

Biathlete training has diverging agendas

By Anastassia Smorodinskaya

Central Casting

Underexposed and underappreciated—the more scouts learn about Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles, the more he looks like an early pick

By Jim Trotter

Chris Burke's Top 10 quarterbacks heading into Saturday's NFL combine

By Chris Burke

The Case for ... Tyler Ennis

By Pete Thamel