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  • Medal game is often a mental one at the Olympics

     Medal game is often a mental one at the Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Twelve hours wasn't nearly long enough to ease their pain. The morning after losing in overtime to rival Canada, the U.S. women's hockey players talked about the anguish of walking away from the Sochi Olympics with silver medals...
  • Thrill of victory — and agony of defeat— in NBC's Olympics coverage

    Thrill of victory — and agony of defeat— in NBC's Olympics coverage
    U.S. athletes have earned mixed marks at the Sochi Games; for every triumph in a sport such as slopestyle or luge, there's been a disappointment in skiing or speed skating. The same might be said of NBC, whose decision to broadcast the most hours ever...
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
  • Sochi Olympics: TV makes slopestyle a uniquely 21st century event

    If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins. And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection. The...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Shaun White's loss is NBC's gain

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Shaun White's loss is NBC's gain
    Call them the even-if Olympics. Shaun White's bid to land a third consecutive halfpipe gold was going to be one of the most anticipated events of the Sochi Games even if he hadn't hit the deck in his first run of the finals like Tom Hanks' co-stars in...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: If it's speed skating, it must be wackiness

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: If it's speed skating, it must be wackiness
    No athlete likes chaos, but if you're a certain kind of TV viewer, a competition in disarray is the best kind of competition of all. In other words, you probably enjoy watching speed skating. Short track’s alternate name might as well be Chaos...
  • Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?

    Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?
    Gracie Gold and Bode Miller. Katie Uhlaender’s helmet, Johnny Quinn’s bathroom door and Hannah Kearney’s tweet. Daft Punk, snowflake malfunction and David Remnick. Why all the pre-Games negativity and, seriously, should the United States...
  • Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia — Hannah Kearney's voice was breaking and no doubt her heart was doing the same. “Right now, I would like very much to ski again,” Kearney said. “I think instead I will try my absolute best to let it go. I think...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge
    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia – The storyline was so familiar from four years ago. Hannah Kearney vs. Canada. In 2010, the gripping finale had come down to Kearney vs. Jenn Heil, the home-country favorite. The American freestyler upset Heil in the moguls event to...
  • Moguls star Hannah Kearney boldly faces challenge of Olympic repeat

    SOCHI, Russia -- Hannah Kearney is dealing with the pressure of defending her Olympic gold medal the same way she handles the course. Fearlessly and directly. The freestyle moguls skier is widely considered the favorite in her event -- which starts...