U.S. women’s hockey team dismantles Sweden, bores viewers, and that’s OK

It devolved from there; the Twitter discussion, generally, was dominated by a pseudo-debate over the merits of a tournament in which the top two teams — the U.S. and Canada — routinely demolish everyone else. That’s a nuanced discussion to have, and it deserves time outside of a routine game recap. Overall, though, it’s possible


2014 Sochi Olympics: Canada needs Drew Doughty OT goal to beat Finland

Doughty broke a scoreless tie midway through the first period and scored the game-winning goal with 2:28 left in overtime, giving the Canadians a 2-1 win over Finland on Sunday. “I don’t know what’s going on,” said Doughty, who has four goals in three Olympic games after scoring just eight times in 59 NHL games


UConn’s Shabazz Napier shows All-Americans can come in all sizes

The midseason stuff is for amusement purposes only, though. Teams’ schedules vary so widely it can be a challenge to compile a definitive list. When we compose the real Sporting News All-America team at the end of the regular season, we have a full complement of performances and data upon which to draw. No striking