MORE REAX FROM NAGANO: In Toronto, Al Strachan: "The
people who ran this Olympics did so with a degree of
gentility, civility and politeness that absolutely
astonished Olympic veterans" (TORONTO SUN, 2/24). In San
Jose, Ann Killion: "Japan restored dignity to the Games.
The corporate sponsors were here but low-key" (MERCURY NEWS,
2/24). In Boston, Bob Ryan: "The Nagano Olympics worked for
everyone. ... The Olympics are the Olympics are the
Olympics, and if American TV can't get a proper handle on
it, the fault lies within itself, not the event it is trying
to cover" (BOSTON GLOBE, 2/24). A SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
editorial: "The Olympics have become an overly commercial,
overly professional and overly political event, but they
still have their moments" (EXPRESS-NEWS, 2/24).