SOCHI SCENE: 55 seconds

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Posted: Feb 10, 2014 11:31 AM
SOCHI SCENE: 55 seconds

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — In the 55 seconds it took Americans Monique Lamoureux, Brianna Decker and Amanda Kessel to score three goals against Switzerland, you can:

—Warm up a couple pieces of pizza for lunch.

—Pump 9.2 gallons of gasoline into your car.

—See world champion eater Kobayashi down 4.5 hot dogs at the Nathan's Coney Island hot dog-eating contest.

—Remove all doubt from a women's Olympic hockey game.

The Americans' binge came midway through the first period on Monday and got them rolling toward an 8-0 victory.

-- By Jon Krawczynski -- Twitter http://twitter.com/APKrawczynski

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