Sochi 2014: Failure

BY PEYTON FINE Americans take money, not medals. American failures: allowing Justin Bieber to continue to live here, televising Jersey Shore and The Real Housewives, and twerking. Add to this list the American performance at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now, before I get too far, please don’t think I am blaming many of the amateur athletes that poured out their hearts and souls for four straight years for a few moments of competition. Anyone who blames an underfunded speedskater or collegiate hockey player for a country’s athletic failings is crazy. However, blame is not short. It rests on the shoulders …






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