Men's four-man bobsled

When: Feb. 22-23.

Best of the U.S.: Pilot Steven Holcomb and his crew will look to defend their Olympic title, which would make them the first American team to win back-to-back gold in 82 years.

Best of the rest: Maximilian Arndt of Germany won the World Cup title this season, but most believe Russian pilot Alexander Zubkov will have a significant home-ice advantage.

U.S. chances to medal: Currently ranked No. 2 in the world, Holcomb's crew is favored to reach the podium again, although maybe not the top spot.

Little-known fact: Pusher Chris Fogt, an Army captain, served a one-year deployment in Iraq after the 2010 Games.

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