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Enough With the Winners. Here Are the Nine Types of Olympics Losers.

Feb. 25 2018 4:36 PMIs Skater Mirai Nagasu a Jerk for Saying the Olympics Were a Dancing With the Stars Audition?
Feb. 24 2018 6:55 PMWe Rank the Todds!NBC’s Todd Harris and Todd Richards, ranked.
Feb. 24 2018 1:33 PMKyle Mack Won Big Air Silver With a “Bloody Dracula.” What’s a Bloody Dracula?
Feb. 23 2018 5:39 PMJohnny Weir’s Hunger Games Transformation Began Long Before the 2018 Olympics
Feb. 23 2018 5:06 PMFour Theories on Why the United States Is No Longer Having a Crummy Winter Olympics
Feb. 23 2018 10:55 AMThe Olympics StaycationLive your best life by taking time off work to watch the games on TV.
Feb. 23 2018 12:35 AMThe Best Moments from the Gold-Medal Duel Between Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva
Feb. 22 2018 4:00 AMIn Praise of the Women of U.S. Hockey, Who Really Hate Canada and Really Deserved a Gold Medal
Feb. 21 2018 7:19 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Mixed Team Alpine Skiing
Feb. 21 2018 6:30 PMHere Comes Diggins!The United States’ thrilling win in the cross-country skiing team sprint was everything great about sports.
Feb. 21 2018 3:09 PMAn Interview With the Figure Skater Who Did the Only Legal Backflip in Olympic Competition
Feb. 21 2018 11:56 AMThe Sadness of Watching Evgenia Medvedeva Get Overtaken by Her Younger Rival
Feb. 20 2018 7:40 PMThe Men of the Norwegian Curling Team Wear Flamboyant Pants. Does That Make Them Jerks?
Feb. 20 2018 5:50 PMShipping Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Is the Only True Olympic Sport
Feb. 20 2018 9:00 AMCatty Olympics Fans RejoiceThe figure skating showdown between Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova is upon us.
Feb. 24 2018 7:29 PMWhat NBC Got Right in PyeongchangThe network’s coverage of the women’s downhill was Olympics television at its best—authentic, empathetic, and thrilling to watch.
Feb. 24 2018 2:38 PMThe Legend of Curling GoldJohn Shuster just finished writing the script for the greatest underdog story of the 2018 Olympics.
Feb. 23 2018 6:28 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Mass Start Speedskating
Feb. 23 2018 5:36 PMApple TV Was the Best Way to Watch the Olympics This Year
Feb. 23 2018 1:18 PMThe Essence of a Sport That’s Not Just a SportThe frustrating, transfixing gold-medal battle between Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva.
Feb. 23 2018 12:51 AMForget Tara and Johnny. Dick Button Is the Best Figure Skating Analyst in the Game.
Feb. 22 2018 5:10 PMSomebody Needs to Make a Movie About John Shuster and His Ragtag Team of Curling Rejects
Feb. 22 2018 1:22 AMShaun White on SkisDavid Wise is a two-time halfpipe gold medalist. Why doesn’t anyone know who he is?
Feb. 21 2018 7:04 PMAmerican Women Used to Dominate in Figure Skating. What Happened?
Feb. 21 2018 4:03 PMCongratulations to Gus Kenworthy for Having the Grossest Injury of the Olympics
Feb. 21 2018 2:31 PMDo You Believe in Mild Upsets?Team USA’s motley men’s hockey team finally got my hopes up—and then promptly crushed them.
Feb. 21 2018 1:26 AMFour Theories on Why the United States Is Having Such a Crummy Winter Olympics
Feb. 20 2018 6:44 PMDo Ice Dancing Partners Get a Bump in Their Scores if They’re Sex Partners?We did the math.
Feb. 20 2018 5:31 PMOlympians Are for OglingThey’re the relatable-yet-godlike new kids in school.
Feb. 20 2018 1:43 AMElizabeth Marian Swaney Is the Reason Olympics Jerk Watch Was Invented

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