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Canada wins one, loses one

Updated: February 10, 2014, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Maybe the men's Olympic curling tournament won't be such a procession for Canada, after all.

After becoming the first team in Canada's storied curling history to go through Olympic trials unbeaten, Brad Jacobs' rink was justifiably regarded as the overwhelming gold-medal favorite for the Sochi Games.

It's not turning out that way.

On a sobering opening day of action at the Ice Cube Curling Center, the Canadians only scraped past unheralded Germany 11-8 and ...

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