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American speedskaters shut out

Updated: February 22, 2014, 12:17 PM ET
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SOCHI, Russia -- Shani Davis turned to a cartoon character to sum up the American speedskating collapse at the Winter Olympics.

It certainly seemed unreal.

With two more defeats Friday, the U.S. speedskaters completed a stunning flop on the sport's biggest stage, assuring their first medal shutout since 1984.

When asked to put it in perspective, Davis broke out his imitation of Comic Book Guy from the animated television show "The Simpsons."

"Worst Olympics ...

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