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Sochi 2014

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As the athletes of snow and ice gather in Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, will politics, unfinished facilities and the threat of terrorism overshadow the competition?

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Apolo Ohno is on the Steve Cochran show today. He tells us about his show, “Minute to Win It” and comments on the high-performance speed skating uniform controversy from the Olympics. Listen below for the full interview.


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It’s Breakfast with Bickell on the Steve Cochran show! Bryan Bickell calls in to talk with Steve. They discuss the upcoming Soldier Field outdoor game, Bickell’s Olympic predictions, and how the vacation is going. A listener asks Bickell about his favorite pregame meals.


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Tribune reporter and Olympic correspondent Stacy St. Clair is on with Steve Cochran live from Sochi! She reports on bobsledding, train rides in Sochi, and what she plans to do about all the souvenirs her friends back home expect. Will she go shopping in Sochi for Russian nesting dolls?


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Stacy St. Clair (Twitter)

Seth Wescott is a two-time gold medalist in snowboardcross in the Torino and Vancouver Olympic games. He stops by the Steve Cochran show to talk about the Sochi games, getting over injuries, why he will never try the ski jump and more.


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Two-time Olympian gold medalist Seth Seth Wescott live in the Allstate Showcase Studio. (WGN Radio)

Stacy St. Clair from your Chicago Tribune joins us once again live from Sochi. She discusses Sochi’s shopping mall (there’s no Gap, but there is a Cinnabon), bobsledder Aja Evans and her brother, Chicago native and Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Fred Evans, and questions as to whether or not Body Miller will complete his last run due to a knee injury.


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Stacy St. Clair (Twitter)

Eddie Olczyk, Blackhawks & Olympic hockey analyst, is on from Sochi! He has the latest on everything Olympic hockey – which teams have the best prospects, which not so much, and how our Blackhawks players are doing.


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Czech Republic’s Michal Rozsival and Sweden’s Niklas Hjalmarsson skate in the first period of a men’s hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)

Tribune reporter and Cochran show Sochi correspondent Stacy St. Clair is on with Steve Cochran with the latest Olympic news. The Jamaican bobsledders came in last place in their latest race…and they don’t seem to notice or care. Should Lolo Jones be on the U.S. women’s team? Hear the latest on all the Sochi scandal from Stacy!


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Stacy St. Clair (Twitter)

Dave Eanet brings us his latest Olympic term of the day!

Today’s term is: twizzle.


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Chicago Tribune’s Stacy St. Clair gives Bob and Marianne an update on Olympic news live from Sochi.


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Stacy St. Clair (Twitter)

Stacy St. Clair from the Chicago Tribune joins us once again from Sochi. She lets us know what she’s been up to during the excessive fog in Sochi, what people are saying about the U.S. speed skating team, and finding cheeseheads in Russia.


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Stacy St. Clair (Twitter)

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