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Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternYou spent your work day watching live U.S.-Canada hockey; now relax with some tape-delayed action from the slopes and the short track. Spoiler alert: People who love 'Murica will want to tune in....
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternTonight's main event is also considered by many to be the main event of any Winter Games: the Women's Figure Skating free skate. Medals will be awarded, and stars will be born. 1. Figure...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternThere's a good chance you watched the hockey live, as productivity across the nation plummeted around lunchtime. But here are some other events you'll enjoy tonight on tape delay. 1. Alpine...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Olympics
Top 10 Ladies Figure Skating Gold Medal Contenders
The main event of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, ladies figure skating, is upon us. The sport’s top 30 diminutive divas will soon be toe-looping, lutzing, Salchow-ing and spinning at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Short programs will be...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternThe fog-induced delays are over, and Sochi's back in business, with a number of entertaining and action-packed events on tonight's ledger. 1. Alpine Skiing — Women's Giant...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Olympics
Craziest Moments from the Sochi Olympics (So Far)
Prior to the Sochi Winter Olympics there were plenty of concerns swirling around the Games of the XXII Olympiad. Whether it was melting snow, stray dogs, dirty water, government spying or a shirtless president on horseback, paranoia ran rampant....
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternBob's back. The eye infection that sidelined Bob Costas has been brought under control, allowing the longstanding, short-statured Olympic host to resume his duties. Here's what Bob will be...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternA little history will be made on NBC's Valentine's Day Olympic broadcast, as Meredith Vieira becomes the first woman to anchor Olympic coverage while Bob Costas continues to battle a stubborn eye...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternMatt Lauer is starting to get comfortable in the anchor's chair, as Bob Costas spends a third night tending to his eye infection. Normal spoiler alert: By tonight, all of this will have already...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternEye Watch 2014 rages on: Bob Costas is sidelined again by pinkeye, and he's being Wally Pipp'ed for a second night by Matt Lauer, who has his own facial weirdness happening with a scraggly beard...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternTonight, Matt Lauer unexpectedly takes the anchor chair from Bob Costas, who is fighting a double eye infection and will be absent from his hosting duties at an Olympic Games for the first time since...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternSpoiler alert: By tonight, all of this will have already happened, so if you want to go in fresh, avoid the usual sports sites today. 1. Alpine Skiing — Women's Super CombinedAmerican...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Olympics
The Sochi Winter Olympics are the Games of the XXII Olympiad. They are also shaping up to be a potential dumpster fire on all fronts — politically, socially and athletically. The infrastructure to host 2,850 Olympians from 88 countries, plus...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Olympics
10 Olympians Who Will Dominate Sochi
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are finally here. After months of hearing about Vladimir Putin, homophobia, double toilets, sub-tropic climates, IOC corruption, lack of infrastructure and threats of terrorism, the Games of the XXII Olympiad are...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Olympics
2014 Sochi Olympics: What to Watch Feb. 6
Action is underway at the Winter Olympics, and Sochi's preparedness as a host city comes under the microscope right out of the chute, as a slopestyle course whose safety has come into question sees some early action in the 2014 Winter Games....
Rob Doster
7 months ago
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25 Twitter Accounts Every Winter Olympics Fan Should Follow
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us, as the world’s attention will soon focus on Sochi, Russia. More than 2,500 athletes from 88 different nations are scheduled to compete in 98 events over 15 disciplines from Feb. 7-23 in the Russian...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
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While the fun-loving Julia Mancuso, 29, may not have the name recognition of fellow skier Lindsey Vonn, she does have something better — more Olympic medals. In fact, Mancuso has amassed more than any other American female alpine skier ever...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
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Rich McVey
7 months ago
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All eyes will be on the Russian town of Sochi as the Winter Olympics is set to kick off on Feb. 7 with the games Opening Ceremony. In anticipation of this worldwide sporting event, it's always interesting to look at some of the surprising facts...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
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Let's face it, the average sports fan has no clue what's going on with curling. What's up with the sweeping? Why is it called "curling"? Who started this crazy game? With the Winter Olympics kicking off soon, it's time you...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
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Maybe you’re wondering why the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics to a Russian resort town with an average winter temperature in the 40s and a dearth of snow. You aren’t alone. $ince nobody know$ why the...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
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The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Olympics
The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Olympics
This year, countless Internet memes went viral. But the world of sports saw some of the best. Here is a rundown of the top 10 best Internet memes in sports in 2012. 1. McKayla Is Not Impressed Arguably the No. 1 meme of 2012, regardless of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Olympics
Even in a year when records fell, athletes achieved famous firsts and the games changed, 2012 seemed to be a more eventful than usual year in sports. And thanks to an Olympics year, a portion of this occurred on a grand stage. Usain Bolt...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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