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The Noon Number: No Miracle Needed This Time

A look at the Olympic history between Team USA and its biggest historical rival

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3 - Number of times the United States has beaten Russia (and its predecessors) in the Olympics in 12 tries, including twice in the Medal Round (1960 and 1980; the third win came in 2002). They'll go for win number four tomorrow morning.

(S/t USA Hockey, which is the best.)