Quote of the Day

"It's just plain stupid not to test the suits in a race before the Olympics."
-– Dutch speedskater Mark Tuitert, on U.S. Speedskating blaming its new Under Armour suits for its struggles at the Sochi Games. (L.A. TIMES, 2/16)
Monday February 17, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 108 Print This Issue

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  • Lost In Emotion

    Miller today defended Cooper, saying, "I don't blame her at all"

    NBC reporter Christin Cooper's interview with U.S. skier Bode Miller after he tied for a Bronze Medal in the men's super-G yesterday was "a shameful spectacle," according to David Bauder of the AP. Cooper "repeated essentially the same question -- a variation of 'how does it feel?' -- again and again and again until she not only drew tears, but a complete breakdown by Miller over the death of his younger brother within the past year." It was "tone-deaf and cruel, and short-circuited the thoughtful, intelligent perspectives Miller had started to offer until he couldn't talk anymore." It is "even more inexplicable that NBC felt the need to show it all; it wasn't live" ( AP, 2/17 ). In N.Y., Richard Sandomir writes under the header ...

  • Time To Take A Stand

    Columnists call on Goodell to institute changes in NFL culture following Wells report.

  • Money On My Mind

    Goodell earned over $44M from NFL in latest 12-month period.

  • Back To The Drawing Board

    The NBA All-Star Game entertains, but the Dunk Contest leaves many scratching their heads.

  • I Can See Clearly Now

    Adam Silver touts transparency in vision for NBA's future.

  • Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blues

    The Blues hope T.J. Oshie's newfound Olympic stardom will help draw more fans.

  • Chemistry Lesson

    Lipinski, Weir emerge as breakout broadcast duo in Sochi.

  • Angels In The Suburbs?

    Moreno negotiating outside Anaheim for new ballpark.

  • Three's A Crowd

    Austin Dillon drives the No. 3 to the Daytona 500 pole, but not all fans are happy the car is back.

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