Check out Slate's complete coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Previous Sap-o-Meter entries:
Monday, Feb. 15: Slate's scorecard of NBC sentimentality makes an emotional return.
Tuesday, Feb. 16: The Sap-o-Meter finds redemption.
Wednesday, Feb. 17: Pride and tears at the skating rink.
Thursday, Feb. 18: Lindsey Vonn cries, NBC rejoices.
Friday, Feb. 19: Tom Hammond, NBC's czar of determination.
Monday, Feb. 22: Father's Day comes early to Vancouver.
Tuesday, Feb. 23: A Canadian skater becomes "the daughter of the Olympics."
Wednesday, Feb 24: Mothers and daughters on ice.
Thursday, Feb. 25: Falling in a winter blunderland.
Friday, Feb. 26: Courage, determination, and passion at the ladies' figure skating finals.