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Holcomb ends 62-year U.S. drought

Despite injured calf, Holcomb drives to Olympic bronze in two-man event

Updated: February 17, 2014, 5:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Four years ago in Vancouver, Steven Holcomb ended America's 62-year gold-medal drought in the four-man bobsled. On Monday, he ended America's 62-year medal drought in the two-man bobsled by earning the bronze.

Hmmm. Perhaps Theo Epstein and the Cubs might want to sign him.

"Sixty-two and 62, that's 124 years," Holcomb said when asked about ending the Cubs' 106-year world championship drought. "So just let me know. You want to put in a good word for ...

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