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2014 Sochi Olympics: What to Watch Feb. 17


Today's Highlights


8-11:30 p.m. Eastern

Bob's back. The eye infection that sidelined Bob Costas has been brought under control, allowing the longstanding, short-statured Olympic host to resume his duties. Here's what Bob will be bringing us tonight. Note that the blanket of fog covering Sochi has disrupted the schedule, leading to the postponement of the men's snowboarding.

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1. Freestyle Skiing — Men's Aerials
American freestyler Mac Bohonnon will attempt to medal, while defending Olympic champion Alexei Grishin of Belarus will be absent from the finals after failing to qualify.

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2. Figure Skating — Ice Dancing Free Skate

Meryl Davis and Charlie White are attempting to become the first American duo to win the gold medal in this elegant event that emphasizes grace over athleticism. Davis and White will try to hold off Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

3. Ski Jumping — Men's Team Large Hill

The RusSki Gorki Jumping Center will be the scene as Poland and Austria battle for gold.