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Winter Olympics Viewer's Guide: Sunday, Feb. 23

By Evan Hilbert | CBSSports.com

USA's Steven Holcomb is in contention for his third career Olympic medal in the bobsled.
USA's Steven Holcomb is in contention for his third career Olympic medal in the bobsled. (Getty Images)

Trying to watch the Olympics? Even with NBCOlympics.com now streaming every event live online, the wild array of events can make the viewing experience a bit bewildering.

But we're here to help. Here's our chronological list of the events U.S. Olympic fans should consider watching, and where. All times Eastern and all events are live action unless otherwise noted.

On Sunday, the Winter Olympics in Sochi will come to a conclusion. The Americans' best chance for a medal will come in the four-man bobsled, but there are some US competitors in the 50k cross-country freestyle.

Here's what's on tap for the final day of competition.

-- Denotes a medal event

2 a.m. -- Cross-Country Skiing, Men's 50km Freestyle, NBCOlympics.com: Defending Olympic gold medalist Petter Northug of Norway will be in search of his first medal in Sochi and fifth overall. There are four Americans in the field, though none are expected to threaten the leaders.

4:30 a.m. -- Men's Four-Man Bobsled, NBC Sports Network: The American team is currently fourth, but the top four squads are separated by less than 0.2 seconds. Russia and Alexander Zubkov are in the lead, but all three medals are very much up for grabs.

7 a.m. -- Men's Hockey Gold Medal Game: Canada vs. Sweden, NBC: The past two Olympic gold medalists will face off Sunday in Sochi's final event. Neither team has lost in the Games thus far, so it's only fitting they meet in the final.

11 a.m. -- Closing Ceremony, NBC: We'll see what Sochi has in store to put a bow on the Games and hand the flag to Pyeongchang, South Korea, the next host of the Winter Olympics. Julie Chu will be the American flag bearer in the parade of athletes.

 
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