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SBD/August 1, 2012/Olympics
What's Trending From London: Celebs Shout Out To U.S. Gold Medal Winners
Published August 1, 2012
Olympic tweets of interest revolving around the coverage:
The Hollywood Reporter’s Lacey Rose: “Gymnastic Announcer No. 1 ‘Was it that bad?’ Gymnastic Announcer No. 2 ‘It was catastrophic!’ #LoveTheOlympics.”
76ers CEO Adam Aron: “Retweet if you are proud to see 76ers Doug Collins broadcasting the Olympics. Gives us stature and respect, a help in luring free agents.”
ESPN’s Keri Potts: “Am so conditioned to hide my eyes & ears from Oly results that when Costas gives actual results, I change channel scared I'll see them.”
CBS Sports’ Bryan Fischer: “You can't keep defending NBC's business model when they're selling $1 billion worth of ads and still losing money on the Olympics.”
NPR’s Ben Bergman: “Why we still watch big events on TV: I missed what announcer called ‘iconic moment in Olympic history’ b/c stream buffered in last 100m.”
NBC's Michelle Beadle: "The amount of whining about tweeting results has become utterly comical. It's quite simple. Stay off sites giving information. Ex: Twitter."