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Niccum, Terdiman get Sochi spot

Updated: December 13, 2013, 8:45 PM ET
Associated Press

PARK CITY, Utah -- Christian Niccum and Jayson Terdiman were 11th in the World Cup doubles luge race Friday, a nondescript result nearly a full second away from the winning time.

They won the race that mattered most, though.

Niccum and Terdiman prevailed in a raceoff over fellow Americans Jake Hyrns and Andrew Sherk, capturing the second and final doubles spot allocated to USA Luge for the Sochi Olympics.

And that was just one development on a day where the U.S. luge roster ...

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