T.J. Oshie was born six years after the United States upset the then-Soviet Union in the "Miracle On Ice" at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics. But the St. Louis Blues winger wrote some hockey history of his own, scoring on four shootout chances in Team USA's 3-2 preliminary-round win over Russia at the Sochi Games. That feat earned him the No. 1 position in the Cross-Sport Power Rankings this week.
A trio of NBA All-Stars join Oshie in the top five: All-Star Game MVP Kyrie Irving, who, like his "Uncle Drew" TV commercial alter ego, "got buckets" in the East's high-scoring win; Kevin Durant, making his sixth consecutive CSPR Top 10 appearance for his continued dominance of opposing defenses; and LeBron James, who has served notice that he's not letting Durant end his MVP reign without a fight. Also in the top five is Creighton's Doug McDermott, who was a one-man wrecking crew in the Bluejays' win over Villanova.
The Cross-Sport Power Rankings week runs from Tuesday to Monday, covering all sporting events in that seven-day span.