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2014 Sochi Olympics: What to Watch Feb. 21


Today's Highlights


8-11:30 p.m. Eastern

You spent your work day watching live U.S.-Canada hockey; now relax with some tape-delayed action from the slopes and the short track. Spoiler alert: People who love 'Murica will want to tune in.

1. Alpine Skiing — Women's Slalom
American teenage sensation Mikaela Shiffrin will try to become the youngest woman to win an Olympic slalom gold, as well as the first U.S. woman to win the slalom at the Olympics since 1972. The 18-year-old from Eagle-Vail, Colo., will have to beat some seasoned competitors, but she's dominated the event on the World Cup circuit.

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2. Short Track Speed Skating — Men's 500m, Men's Relay, Women's 1000m

If you have a need for speed in a confined space, this is right up your alley. In the Women's 1000m, Jessica Smith represents the final chance for a U.S. individual medal in short track. The American Relay team is a solid medal contender as well.