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  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Winter Olympics mystify American sports fans

    What's a halfpipe and why would somebody want to slide down one? How do judges score figure skating? Unless you live next to a ski resort, the Winter Olympics sure are hard to love.

    February 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • ent_olympics.jpg Olympics on TV

    NBC plans to air more than 500 hours of Winter Olympics coverage across six networks, plus hundreds more hours online. Here are our daily picks for what to watch from Sochi.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meet 2014's Olympic carpetbaggers

    At the Winter Olympics in Sochi this February, a German prince will represent Mexico. A South Korea native will represent Russia. And a Singapore-born, London-raised violinist will ski for Thailand.

    February 6, 2014

  • Women's ski jumpers ready to prove their Olympic mettle

    Women's ski jumping had grown, and so had Jerome, then 23 and acutely aware of the unfairness of the fact that only men could compete for Olympic medals. Women could do no better than make sure the jumps suited their liking.

    February 6, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 1.36.23 PM.png 5 things you probably didn't know about the Sochi Olympics

    Even with heavy media coverage, there are still a few interesting (and weird) things you might not know about the upcoming Olympic games in Russia.

    February 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • football-generic.jpg LIVE BLOG: College football signing day

    Follow all the action on college football Signing Day with coverage from across the CNHI network as well as from the national sports media. Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. ET.

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • The rules of the Super Bowl ad game

    That's the game within the big ad game, the multimillion-dollar Super Bowl sponsor challenge. How do you figure out how to deliver all that would-be buzziness to the most people at the lowest possible price?

    February 2, 2014

  • Tsarnaev death sentence brings no peace

    If Dzhokhar is found guilty and executed for his alleged role in the April 15 bombing of the Boston Marathon, I’ll sleep no better.

    January 31, 2014

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg One-sided ruling against Rodriguez makes statement for clean baseball

    Alex Rodriguez's team of lawyers and public relations people portray him as the victim of a conspiracy. Regardless of the defense Rodriguez offers, the New York Yankees star isn't believable.

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Baseball fans got a treat when Maddux came to town

    Greg Maddux still showed signs of pitching perfection in the waning months of his 23-year baseball career. Watching him work was a treat - even for fans of the opposing team. Maddux was named to the Hall of Fame this week, on the eighth highest vote total from the basball writers in history.

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo


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