Russian President Vladimir Putin is no doubt leaving Sochi with a smile on his face: True, his beloved men's hockey team crashed out of Winter Olympics competition before medals were up for grabs, but the host nation claimed 33 medals overall, the most of any country at the Games.
The Winter Olympics' motto was " Hot. Cool. Yours." From eye-popping helmet designs to Formula One-influenced bobsleigh, the Sochi 2014 Games offered a bewildering array of technological innovation as well as some seriously "pimped up" athlete equipment.
It wasn't easy but Arsenal fans might not mind. Arsenal beat second-tier Wigan on penalties to reach the FA Cup final. Another win in the competition this season and the nine-year trophy drought is over.
Not only is she getting hitched this month, but Winter Olympics star Elana Meyers is hoping to wed her bobsleigh skills to an entirely different ball game as she seeks to overcome her Sochi disappointment.
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.