Nationals sweep into Philly
Twenty-one of the top men's and women's curling teams in the U.S. will take the ice beginning Saturday morning with pre-competition practice. The opening ceremonies are slated for 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
This is the first time that the Nationals have been hosted in the Philadelphia area and first time since 2007 that the event is being hosted on the east coast. The 10 women's and 11 men's teams will compete in a round robin with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs.
Webstreaming throughout the event will be featured courtesy of USA Curling's involvement with the 12th End Sports Network and the U.S. Olympic Committee. The live stream will be aired at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/usa-curling. Scores, standings, game schedule and athlete biographies can be found online at www.usacurl.org/curlingrocks.
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