Column: American curling team creates a new 'Miracle on Ice'

Move over, Mike Eruzione.

You've got company.

John Shuster delivered another Miracle on Ice for the Americans, only this one came with brooms instead of hockey sticks.

For one day, at least, the United States is a curling nation.

The team that became a cultural phenomenon back home — hey, even Mr. T is a fan — delivered the ultimate prize on the biggest stage, capturing the gold medal with a riveting upset of Sweden.

Enough with the jokes about sweeping and rocks and a bunch of beer-swilling guys playing a game better suited for a pub.

This sport is like any other at the Winter Olympics — played by highly-trained athletes who care deeply about...