KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since he won gold in South Korea, and John Shuster can still smile about his transformation from obscure curler to Olympic sensation.
"It's a lot of pinch-yourself kind of days," he said.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. men's curling team that won the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics is shuffling its lineup after vice-skip Tyler George decided he wants to take a break from competing.
The team led by John Shuster will replace George with 2010 Olympian Chris Plys. Joe Polo had been an alternate at this year's Winter Games, but he is scheduled for shoulder surgery.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — John Shuster's U.S. Olympic curling team had planned for a whirlwind couple of months in 2018, hoping to bounce from the Pyeongchang Games to the USA Nationals in Fargo and then perhaps on to the World Curling Championship in Las Vegas.
Then they won a gold medal .
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of fans greeted members of the men's gold medal-winning U.S. curling team when they arrived home in Minnesota following the Olympics in South Korea.
Olympians John Shuster and Tyler George say they were overwhelmed Monday to see the crowd of friends, family and curling fans at Duluth International Airport. Shuster says he hopes the attention brings more exposure to the sport and attracts more people to curling.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.
Five yellow-handled American rocks were left behind.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — John Shuster and his U.S. team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after a 5-3 semifinal upset over Canada, a country that has struggled at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite dominating the world of curling for years.
The U.S. victory Thursday was a remarkable comeback story for team which had never beaten Canada at the Olympics and hadn't made the podium since the 2006 Turin Games, when they won a bronze medal.