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National Edition News cover for February 9, 2014 - Olympics viewers swept up in curling: Eugene Huang from the Plainfield Curling Club, N.J., keeps an eye on his team's sheet as others sweep for a score during the curling regional championship at the Potomac Curling Club in Laurel, Md. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

National Edition News cover for February 9, 2014 - Olympics viewers swept up in curling: Eugene Huang from the Plainfield Curling Club, N.J., keeps an eye on his team's sheet as others sweep for a score during the curling regional championship at the Potomac Curling Club in Laurel, Md. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

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