Too much, too soon for U.S. in Sochi
The Americans' collapse means they return home without a medal
SOCHI, Russia -- Team USA captain Zach Parise was using words such as "embarrassing" and "disappointing" in the mixed zone while on the television monitors dotting the interview area at Bolshoy Ice Dome, at the same time the euphoric Finns were accepting their bronze medals after rolling over an undisciplined and surprisingly fragile American team.
It made for a nice juxtaposition, if a sobering one, for a U.S. team that came into the second week of play at these Olympics as the team virtually ...
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