| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:07 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SOCHI, Russia — About midway through the Winter Olympics, U.S. speedskater Patrick Meek had just finished his workout for the day.
At the time, Meek and his teammates were still competing in Under Armour's Mach 39 race suit, designed for and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Retirement is proving to be a busy time for Apolo Ohno.
First, the former Olympic speedskater returned for a second stint on "Dancing With the Stars."
Now, he is taking on the Ironman World Championship.
Ohno has announced he plans to enter the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Theresa Buckley of Salisbury is just 17, and she's been far from home these past few years, traveling the country and Europe as one of the best junior luge sliders in the U.S.
Last weekend, Buckley, who is a junior cyber school student because of her...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:38 PM
"Welcome to NBC's exclusive coverage of Pennsylvania's first Real Winter Olympics. I'm your host Bob Costas, and with me here is movie and television personality Mr. T, beloved by Pennsylvanians because of his iconic role as boxer Clubber Lang in 'Rocky...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Some Olympic celebrities spend years taking shape. Others are formed before they even step foot on a Games course, somewhere in that no-man's land between national qualifying tournaments and the Opening Ceremony parade.
Mikaela Shiffrin falls...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There has been some good news for the beleaguered U.S. short track speedskating program this season.
While the women still are struggling – and have earned a reduced number of 2014 Olympic entries, with a historic failure to qualify a relay...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis.
But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Biggest Loser The contestants train...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When it comes to programming gameshows on television today, what is the most important element?
A) Live viewing
B) A novel format
C) Celeb talent
D) App integration
The answer to that isn't a simple one, as many producers and network execs have...