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Looking at the Sochi 2014 opening ceremony a week later

I finally got around to watching the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics last Saturday. I had the unique opportunity of watching it with my roommates, which made the experience more enjoyable and offered some insights that I … Continue reading

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Olympics makes the small screen scene

Associated Press U.S. gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas and Jordyn Wieber (from right) celebrate during the medal ceremony of the Artistic Gymnastics women’s team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Tuesday in London. Another event … Continue reading

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#nbcfail: Complaints about NBC’s Olympics coverage reach new heights

During the Calgary Winter Games in 1988, I remember the announcer for ABC (I want to say Jim McKay) explaining to the audience watching at home how, even though the event was live, there could be brief seconds of delay … Continue reading

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NHL players needed in the Olympics

There has been some talk about the National Hockey League not participating in the Olympics after this year. The National Hockey League has only agreed to provide players through the Vancouver Games. And, according to numerous sources like the CBC, … Continue reading

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The airing of Vancouver Olympic grievances – a list

I’m generally enjoying the Vancouver Games as it enters the seventh day of competition, but some things are sticking in my mind. Please share your “grievances” in the comments. The fence around the Olympic Flame: I think the organizers were … Continue reading

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