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Two U.S. women have big day on snow

Two U.S. women have big day on snow

It was quite a Wednesday for two U.S. women in winter sports where their country has had little or no historic success. Veteran cross-country skier Kikkan Randall added another line to her litany of impressive career firsts when she became the first U.S. woman to win a World Cup season title. Rookie elite level biathlete Susan Dunklee scored the highest finish ever by a U.S. woman at the World Biathlon Championships, missing a medal by just seven seconds after 9.3 miles of shooting and skiing that lasted nearly 44 minutes. On a warm, sunny Wednesday afternoon in the sport's mecca, Ruhpolding, Germany, Dunklee took fifth Wednesday in the classic biathlon event, the individual race....