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Bode Miller's Tearful Olympic Interview: Did the Questions (and Extreme Closeup) Go Too Far?

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As a kid, I used to get a special thrill from the intro to ABC’s Wide World of Sports — especially the tagline about “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.”

Last night, however, NBC apparently decided that “the discomfort of heartbreaking tears” trumped both of those elements — or at least that was the widespread response to an interview of Bode Miller that the network aired after …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 9?

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After disappointing showings in both the men’s downhill and super-combined, it was finally U.S. Alpine skier Bode Miller‘s time to shine on Sunday at the Winter Olympics, capturing a bronze medal in the super-G. READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 8?

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It wasn’t 1980. It wasn’t the Miracle on Ice. It wouldn’t even decide who stands on the podium to receive a medal.

But the preliminary-round men’s ice hockey game between Team USA and Team Russia, which ended in an eight (!)-round shootout, was nothing if not an edge-of-your-seat thriller. READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 2?

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It was hard not to feel skeptical about the addition of a team figure skating event to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. After all, why fix what ain’t broke?

But on Day 2, after tremendous performances from newcomers and veteran skaters alike, it’s hard to imagine these Olympics without the inaugural event. READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 1?

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Despite the jam-packed schedule of Day 1 in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games — five medal events in five different sports! — the standout moment …READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014′s Soft Launch?

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Welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics, the event so big they had to get the party started a day before the opening ceremony!

Thursday’s kickoff to the Sochi games featured two new additions to the Olympic slate: slopestyle snowboarding and team ice skating. In the latter …READ MORE