PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins delivered the first Olympic cross-country medal for the United States since 1976 with a stunning victory in a thrilling finish to the women's team sprint relay on Wednesday. Diggins held off the challenge of Sweden's Stina Nilsson in a furious sprint for the line to win gold and Norway's Marit Bjoergen became the most successful winter Olympian of all time with 14 medals after taking bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla. "It feels unreal, I can't believe it just happened," Diggins told reporters.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sofia Goggia shed the chaotic 'crazy horse' of her reputation and embraced her inner Samurai to give Italy its first women's Olympic downhill champion on Wednesday. Described as the "crazy horse" of the Italian team by manager Massimo Rinaldi, and "crazy, in a good way" by German rival Viktoria Rebensburg, Goggia found her own unique way to describe what athletes usually call being "in the zone".
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Vinny Curry walked through Mall of America on the lookout for a store selling Philadelphia Eagles team gear ahead of the arrival of friends and family on Thursday. The Eagles defensive lineman happened upon the NFL Shop on the second floor of the mall near the J.W. Marriott, the hotel Curry and his Philadelphia teammates are calling home for this week ahead of Super Bowl LII on Sunday.