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  • Kanye West resumes Yeezus tour -- reschedules, cancels several dates

    Kanye West resumes Yeezus tour -- reschedules, cancels several dates
    After numerous woes forced Kanye West to shift the itinerary of his Yeezus tour, the elaborate production is back on track, a rep for the rapper announced Wednesday. West will resume his tour on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia. Last week, West moved his Nov....
  • Sochi Olympic organizers prepare for a rainy — and sunny — day

    SOCHI, Russia — The sun shines brightly as a gentle breeze rustles palm trees along the shore. The forecast calls for a mostly clear sky with mild temperatures through the week. Welcome to the Winter Olympics. The 2014 Sochi Games will take...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
  • Tuesday's TV best bets for Sochi Olympics

    Tuesday's TV best bets for Sochi Olympics
    PAIRS FIGURE SKATING The rich history of Russian pairs skating will once again be on display. Its dominance was so great that some incarnation of Russia won 12 straight golds from 1964 until 2006. Then it was shut out in Vancouver in 2010. This Games...
  • Sochi Olympics: From wax room to Olympic podium for Alex Deibold

    Sochi Olympics: From wax room to Olympic podium for Alex Deibold
    SOCHI, Russia — He was not quite the domestique of the U.S. snowboard cross team four years ago in Vancouver, but close enough, as one of the wax technicians. Alex Deibold's journey from support man to Olympic bronze medalist has been a study in...
  • Men's super-giant slalom

    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Bode Miller, Ted Ligety, Travis Ganong. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Patrick Kueng (Switzerland), Jan Hudec (Canada). U.S. chances to medal: Miller won silver behind Svindal's gold in Vancouver...
  • Women's ski cross

    Women's ski cross
    When: Feb. 21. Best of the U.S.: As in Vancouver four years ago, none qualified. Best of the rest: Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa of Canada, Katrin Mueller and Fanny Smith of Switzerland, and Ophelie David of France. U.S. chances to medal: None....
  • Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games

    Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games
    The lighting of the Olympic flame in Russia will launch a nearly $900-million bet by U.S. advertisers that this year's Winter Games will become a feel-good event for television audiences. Leading up to Friday's official opening of the XXII Olympic...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's Olympics Action on NBC Down in Ratings From 2010

    NBC of course dominated the ratings race on Saturday, the first official night of competition, though its numbers came in below the 2010 Winter Games from Vancouver. According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, NBC's primetime coverage...
  • Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations

    Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations
    Despite Bob Costas' persistent eye infection, a heat wave in Sochi and slightly lower NBC prime-time numbers compared with four years ago, NBCUniversal executives are giving the Winter Olympics a high score. Audience levels have exceeded the network's...