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U.S. Men Win A Shocker On The Sheet, Will Play For Gold In Olympics Curling Final

It wasn't exactly supposed to happen this way. But the U.S. men's curling team surged late against traditional powerhouse Canada, and brought home a historic victory. Sweden awaits in the final.
American curler Tyler George celebrates the U.S. team's upset over Canada during the semifinal round Thursday. The stunner puts the U.S. into the gold medal round, where Sweden awaits. Source: Dean Mouhtaropoulos

It wasn't the Miracle on Ice, exactly — but when the U.S. men's curling team squared up with their Canadian counterparts in the, after all, and Americans had never — ever! — won an Olympic semifinal.

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