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The 2014 Winter Olympics debut in Sochi, Russia Thursday, with events in team figure skating, women’s freestyle skiing and slopestyle snowboarding. U.S. Olympian Shaun White caused a stir on Wednesday when he announced his last-minute withdrawal from the slopestyle competition. We preview the events and athletes to watch in the 2014 Winter Games.

Guests:
Rick Tittle, host of "Titillating Sports" on Sports Byline USA
Alyssa Roenigk, senior writer covering free-skiing and snowboarding at the Sochi Olympics for ESPN

  • Guest

    Forget bobsleds and skiing, I can’t wait to see who wins the competition amongst the foreign contractors to get paid by the corrupt Russians. Will the Ukranian get first place? Or the Belurussian?

    There is a similar competition among the police to see who can beat the most blood and teeth out of contractors who brazenly demand to be paid for their work.

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