Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Criticism undeserved; Wagner's skating spot is not

It’s hard not to feel bad for Mirai Nagasu, a fourth-place finisher at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. But the over-the-top vitriol directed at Ashley Wagner missed the mark.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Scoggins: NHL should allow players to continue in Olympics

Anyone who witnessed the passion on display in that wonderful U.S.-Russia game should understand why the NHL should stay involved.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 12:59 PM

USA crushes Sweden, moves into women's hockey gold medal game

Canada awaits in the Olympic final, for the fourth time.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 06:31 AM

After a scare, St. Paul skater's moment arrives

When Maria Lamb took quite ill at the trials, “It was fairly difficult not to freak out.” She'll compete in the 5,000 meters on Wednesday in Sochi.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 06:28 AM

Sister of Vikings' Evans ready for her Olympic bobsled debut

The sister of Vikings defensive tackle Fred Evans has made a quick ascent in U.S. bobsledding.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 01:55 PM

Scoggins: U.S. speedskaters can't crack the medal stand

The biggest disappointment of these Winter Games might be the much-maligned U.S. speedskating team.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 10:20 AM

U.S. athletes in newer events faring better than megastars

They have done it without contributions from marquee names such as snowboarder Shaun White, speedskater Shani Davis and cross-country skier Kikkan Randall, all of whom have flopped under the Olympic pressure.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Phil Kessel's hat trick leads USA over Slovenia

The former Gopher had a hat trick as the United States showed no sign of an emotional hangover in a rout of Slovenia.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 08:53 AM

Scoggins: In epic showdown, Oshie comes through for USA

T.J. Oshie, who once starred for Warroad High School and the University of North Dakota, scored the decisive goal in a shootout to give the U.S. the victory.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 09:10 AM

Shuster knows USA curlers haven't performed up to par

The men’s rink needs a win to maintain a real hope of getting to the medal round; the women remain...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 10:53 AM

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