Johnny Weir

Covering a party, not politics, in last night in Pyeongchang

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

GRAND FINALE: There's a moment in NBC's terrific documentary about the social forces surrounding the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the late sportscaster Howard Cosell appears, declaring that "to pretend the Olympic games are sports and not political is a falsity." That resonated during the telecast of Sunday's closing ceremonies, which were watched from the same VIP box by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, South Korea's president and an envoy from North Korea. That's really quite remarkable. It got cursory attention from NBC. North Korean official Kim Yong Chol was not pointed out and, in the snippet...