Canada skip Kevin Martin reacts after a shot in the second end while playing against Sweden during Olympics semifinal action on Thursday. An opponent recently called Martin "the Michael Jordan of curling." Nathan Denette/CP/AP hide caption

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Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) and Andrei Markov (79) react after losing the quarterfinal game to Canada 7-3 on Wednesday. Some Russian commentators called the game a "nightmare." Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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