Winning goal-- Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Winning goal– Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Crazy weekend and we shall waste no time with pleasantries this AM. We’re in the middle of the Cold War again, so quit Stalin and get under your desks, children!

Let’s hit it!


But first, a word from our sponsors:

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Oshie 2014. Going gangbusters. Get one. So many sales coming in from Minnesota, looking at the order report I feel like I’m reading the script from D2‘s locker room speech:

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The roundup:

Our T.J. Oshie-related coverage from Saturday:

The Herb Brooks Miracle joint has amassed over 255k views in under two days. We got a Tweet from Kenny Albert LIVE FROM SOCHI. KENNY ALBERT!

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Bar reaction videos.

The Russians’ grapes are sour.

The Russians hate US.

Oshie’s hot girlfriend.

Lavs fist pump.


Excited Putin before it all came crashing down. WHY DID THE COMMUNISTS AT NBC NOT SHOW PUTIN REACTIONS AFTER USA GOALS? Biggest travesty of the Olympics right there.

Not enough balls to show Putin’s reaction… but enough balls to open a secret Starbucks in their Sochi media center.

Wrestling puss under water. Giant penis snowman.

Jeff Carter’s girlfriend is over in Sochi and I’m sorry, where were we?

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Oshie’s path to Sochi.

Sponsors are tweeting for athletes in Sochi. I don’t have a problem with this sort of thing, but there should be a disclosure in the Tweet. I always try to include “sponsored” or “SP” when I have a sponsored Tweet… which by the way are available for you business owners out there! Call me. Thanks.

Roy Halladay wants to sell his house to A.J. Burnett and that makes me sad.

Steve Yzerman is so fucking tightly wound for these Olympics. Too much pressure. He buckled, overthought picking the team. Canada isn’t getting to the Gold Medal Game. USA! USA!


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Olympian Gus Kenworthy would like to swing on Miley.

Plane troubles: Bomb discovered at Alaska airport. Ethiopian pilot hijacked his own flight seeking asylum. A passenger plane crashed in Nepal.

The psychology behind being a troll. Take note, commenters who can’t understand why someone might want to make money selling things to people.


Charles Barkley singing Gin and Juice.

DeSean Jackson featured on D-Shep’s Cake remix.

Bob Costas returns tonight, thankfully. Watching the Olympics with Meredith Vieira was, quite frankly, horrible.



Little did we know that the title of the latest Crossing StreamsMunching Mara, would be so timely and appropriate. Listen or downloadSubscribe with iTunesGrab the RSS feedListen with Stitcher. All are mobile-friendly links.

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