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  • Sochi Olympics TV: Did NBC cover the Sotnikova-Kim controversy well?

    A good controversy gets fans mad, but it also makes TV networks excited. When short-program leader Yuna Kim of South Korea skated a seemingly flawless performance Thursday in the women's figure-skating long program at the Sochi Olympics--but still...
  • U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey

    U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey
    When the U.S. women’s hockey team lost the game that stood between them and a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, they responded in a very normal way: They cried on the ice. Then they cried on the medal stand as silver medals were...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    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...
  • NBC Averages 21.4 Million Viewers for Sochi Olympics, Down From Vancouver

    NBC and Nielsen were expected to release more detailed ratings information on Tuesday, but preliminary estimates show the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics averaging a strong 21.4 million viewers in primetime. While down 12% from the 24.4 million who watched on...
  • Davis-White, Virtue-Moir dazzle in Grand Prix Final

    Davis-White, Virtue-Moir dazzle in Grand Prix Final
    One thing became clear after the ice dance frenemies met for the first time in competition this season: The Olympic judges who will be trying to pick between reigning world champions Meryl Davis-Charlie White of the U.S. and reigning Olympic champions...
  • A day of falls from grace(fulness) in women's skating

    A day of falls from grace(fulness) in women's skating
    Even though she won the bronze medal, Ashley Wagner wisely chose not to sugarcoat her performance in Saturday’s free skate at the Grand Prix Final in Fukuoka, Japan. “I have a lot to go home and work on,” Wagner said. So do all the...
  • Young Russian figure skater in Olympic medal picture

    Young Russian figure skater in Olympic medal picture
    So what do we know about the state of women’s figure skating after the first two Grand Prix events of the Olympic season? 1.  Put Russia’s Julia Lipnitskaia in the mix for a 2014 Olympic medal – maybe even gold? – after her...
  • Skating champ Kim injured

    Skating champ Kim injured
    Reigning Olympic and world figure skating champion Yuna Kim of South Korea has a right foot injury that will sideline her for six weeks, according to a Korean news reports. The Yonhap news agency said the injury will force Kim to miss her two...
  • No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals

    No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals
    It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics. So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend. 1.  There is...
  • Silver anniversary of a golden moment

    Silver anniversary of a golden moment
    It was Feb. 20, 1988, a Saturday night in Calgary, where the first week of the Winter Olympics was ending.  And the figure skating event called “The Battle of the Brians,” had reached its final round. The champion would be whichever Brian...