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Under pressure, Wagner shines

Updated: February 8, 2014, 6:37 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- Ashley Wagner's marks weren't as high as she thought they should be Saturday, but they were high enough to silence the critics who complained she should not be on the U.S. team. Or at least lower their volume.

One month ago at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston, Wagner fell several times and finished fourth but was named to the team anyway, ahead of third-place finisher Mirai Nagasu. Wagner said then that making the Olympic team removed the ...

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