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The Angle
Feb. 20 2018 2:03 PMOlympics Angle: No Tricks, No Treat EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a scheming skier, wardrobe malfunctions, and a gold medal showdown at the Winter Games.
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Feb. 20 2018 1:43 AMElizabeth Marian Swaney Is the Reason Olympics Jerk Watch Was Invented
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Feb. 19 2018 4:58 PMSki Jumpers Are Artists, Not AthletesThe brilliance of Werner Herzog’s 1974 documentary The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner.
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Feb. 19 2018 11:47 AMOlympics Angle: Flying Forward EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the weekend that was at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Feb. 18 2018 4:29 PMHow to Watch Whatever Event You Want Whenever You Want via the NBC Olympics Website
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Feb. 17 2018 10:55 PMGus Kenworthy Spent the Last Olympics Closeted. This Time He Kissed His Boyfriend on NBC.
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Feb. 17 2018 6:24 PMLong Live the Quad KingNathan Chen’s amazing jumps are the future of figure skating. But the sport shouldn’t abandon its artistic past.
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Feb. 17 2018 1:31 PMPart-Time Skier Ester Ledecka’s Shocking Super-G Win Was the Best Moment of the Winter Games
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Feb. 16 2018 3:52 PMSnowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Deserved the Redemption Narrative NBC Gave Shaun White
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Feb. 15 2018 8:23 PMIce QueensSeeing bold queer excellence on the Olympic ice is a major shift for both sports culture and the broader fight against homophobia.
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Feb. 14 2018 6:59 PMWhy Does Mike Tirico Exist?NBC’s Olympics anchor has done nothing memorable in his first week on the job. The network must be thrilled.
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Feb. 14 2018 3:41 PMOlympic Angle: Grief at the Games EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Lillis family, the ShibSibs, and Olympic jerks.
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Feb. 14 2018 8:30 AMDutch Speedskaters Dominate, but Face Long Skate Back to Amsterdam
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Feb. 13 2018 6:14 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: the Sporteaucrats Who Risked Snowboarders’ Lives
Family
Feb. 13 2018 2:36 PM“I Haven’t Moved On”What it’s like to lose your brother right before competing in the Olympics—then have your personal tragedy turned into an uplifting, TV-ready story.
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Feb. 20 2018 9:00 AMCatty Olympics Fans RejoiceThe figure skating showdown between Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova is upon us.
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Feb. 19 2018 7:27 PMThe Lowest-Ranked Male Figure Skater in History Is One of My All-Time Favorite Athletes
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Feb. 19 2018 4:41 PM“Barb, I Think He’s Had the Back End of That Set of Trousers Let Go on Him”A gasp-filled history of skating wardrobe malfunctions.
Sports
Feb. 18 2018 5:10 PMA Winter Games Photographer Explains How He Captures Amazing Olympics Moments
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Feb. 18 2018 1:18 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Big Air Snowboarding
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Feb. 17 2018 6:59 PMIs Figure Skating Stuffed Animal Wrangler the Best Job at the Olympics?
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Feb. 17 2018 4:01 PMHow an Artist Made That Awesome Olympics Skeleton Helmet With a Roaring Grizzly Bear
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Feb. 16 2018 6:15 PMAccording to Science, the Shirtless Tongan Is Not an Olympics Jerk
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Feb. 15 2018 10:57 PMHow to Fix Figure Skating MusicGoodbye, “The Sound of Silence.” Hello, “Monster Mash.”
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Feb. 15 2018 3:29 PMMikaela Shiffrin Is a Sleepy Skiing Genius
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Feb. 14 2018 4:38 PMIs Curling Measuring Device Guy the Best Job at the Olympics?
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Feb. 14 2018 2:00 PMShaun White Calls Sexual Harassment Claims “Gossip,” Then Apologizes for “Poor Choice of Words”
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Feb. 14 2018 12:23 AMShaun White’s One-Man ShowNBC turned one of the greatest Winter Olympics competitions ever into a solo performance piece.
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Feb. 13 2018 5:36 PMThey Dance on Ice! They Vlog! They Want to Sell You Orange Juice!What I learned by watching Maia and Alex Shibutani’s YouTube channel.
The Angle
Feb. 13 2018 1:55 PMOlympics Angle: Ignorance Isn’t Bliss EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Shaun White, Chloe Kim, and North Korea’s PR coup.

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