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Purdy: Doling out final scores to the Sochi Games participants
02/24/2014 07:22 AM PST
As I wave goodbye to the (adorable) Russian stray dogs and (very bad) Russian hot dogs, can we please see the judges' final marks for the Sochi Olympics?
Purdy: Sochi Games almost a wrap; my final impressions
02/22/2014 04:14 PM PST - Sochi has been a great place for the Winter Olympics to live for a few weeks. But you wouldn’t want to visit here.
Purdy: Dissecting Team USA's Finnish faceplant
02/22/2014 09:39 PM PST - Americans' bronze-less 5-0 loss comes on the heels of Friday night's 1-0 semifinal loss to Canada.
Purdy: Team USA couldn't muster one goal for Olympic hockey gold
02/22/2014 11:58 AM PST - One stinking goal that could have tied Canada and sent the game into overtime, where you never know what might have happened. What happened instead? Canada scored early in the second period of an impossibly fast-paced Olympic semifinal game and then frustrated the USA to the finish line for a 1-0 victory.
Purdy: Polina Edmunds let world know she will be back
02/20/2014 04:16 PM PST - San Jose teenager Polina Edmunds finished ninth at the Sochi Olympics in the ladies' figure skating competition Thursday night.
Purdy: U.S. men seeking hockey revenge against Canada
02/20/2014 10:10 PM PST - Four years ago in Vancouver, the USA and Canada men's played one of the great gold-medal contests in Olympic hockey history. Canada won in overtime.
Purdy: Bay Area Olympian Polina Edmunds introduces herself to the world
02/19/2014 04:25 PM PST - San Jose resident Polina Edmunds, a 15-year-old sophomore at Mitty High, makes an impressive first impression on the Sochi stage.
Purdy: Young Polina Edmunds set to kick-start Olympic career
02/18/2014 04:59 PM PST - San Jose's Polina Edmunds, 15, will skate with the big girls starting Wednesday in Sochi.
Purdy: Olympic dance fever ends well for USA's Davis and White
02/17/2014 09:21 PM PST - Charlie White and Meryl Davis avenge silver from Vancouver by topping Canadians Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue.
Purdy: Not many Americans at these Russian Olympics
02/17/2014 09:23 PM PST - Americans usually travel well to Olympic Games abroad. Not these Winter Games in Sochi.
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More than 1,600 wore their sunglasses at night, for a possible record
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night. Full Story
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
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Look who's sleeping in Justin Bieber's bed
Qianying Zhao was arrested after breaking into the home Bieber is renting and falling asleep in a bedroom.