Paradegoers yell for beads from float-riders in the Tucks Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Saturday. Mardi Gras is the city's biggest holiday, starting two weeks before Fat Tuesday and culminating with a long weekend crammed with parades. But there's a family-friendly side to this notoriously drunken party. Bill Haber/AP hide caption

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Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska decided not to compete in Friday's slalom race, in a show of solidarity with protesters in Kiev. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia's Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar helped Russia take gold during the team figure skating competition in Sochi. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Detroit Lions huddle during a snowstorm in the first half of a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in December. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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