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2012-07-31 09:09:45 PM
2 votes:

consider this: Carth: They showed diving, gymnastics and swimming live today. NBC didn't.

Yes they did, I watched it.


The Olympics thread today was full of Americans complaining NBC wasn't showing swimming and gymnastics live on tv and they were forced to watch online with a 30 delay and no HD. You must have different television channels than everyone else which is great for you not so much for other people.

Why is it so hard for you to admit that other countries are covering the Olympics better than NBC?
2012-07-31 05:01:31 PM
2 votes:

WhyteRaven74: downstairs: From what I've heard Neilsen and all that is pretty behind the times.

They are hugely behind the times. And TV networks love to whine that they can't track online viewing. Even though they can record every IP address that connects to their servers to watch a program, which means they can know exactly how many people are watching. This in comparison to using statistical extrapolation to figure out TV viewers. It's not an issue with the ratings system being flawed, it's that the people at the networks are complete idiots.


If they did that, they would have to actually admit how many people were (or more likely weren't) watching. That would drive down advertising dollars.
2012-07-31 04:51:14 PM
2 votes:

Gunny Highway: No more Parent Cams please.


THIS. If there is one thing I never, ever, ever care about, it's the parents, husbands, wives, children, day jobs, diseases, deaths of grandparents, etc. of the athletes. I LOATHE the human interest angle every single time. I just want to see the events. If you want some background, training footage is fine.
2012-07-31 04:44:55 PM
2 votes:
I've said it before and I'll say it again. Whole villages crowded around a 20 inch, 30-year-old TV get a better Olympic experience than Americans do (excluding American's who are able to pick up the Canadian broadcaster).
2012-07-31 04:40:08 PM
2 votes:
We don't believe that a raw feed, which would be a host feed, without narration and broadcasting, would be a good user experience in a big stadium with lots of camera cuts. We think we created the best experience.

You think you did. But you didn't. So fark you.
2012-07-31 04:37:31 PM
2 votes:

Gig103: The OTA coverage sucks and the streaming is all sorts of screwed up with blackouts and whatnot.


i was watching the gymnastics stream- they kept cutting off the routines halfway through the dismounts of every vault to go to commercial. if i wasn't ready to set their corporate HQ on fire after the horrible, literally distasteful coverage of the opening ceremonies, i was by the first 40 minutes of streaming coverage
2012-07-31 04:37:18 PM
2 votes:

downstairs: From what I've heard Neilsen and all that is pretty behind the times.


They are hugely behind the times. And TV networks love to whine that they can't track online viewing. Even though they can record every IP address that connects to their servers to watch a program, which means they can know exactly how many people are watching. This in comparison to using statistical extrapolation to figure out TV viewers. It's not an issue with the ratings system being flawed, it's that the people at the networks are complete idiots.
2012-07-31 04:12:57 PM
2 votes:
There's one female interviewer who apparently just farking hates Michael Phelps. She is just downright antagonistic every time she interviews him. After one event she was interviewing several swim team members, one said something along the lines of 'well, we're a young team, we've got next year to come back, blah blah blah...'
She said (with Phelps standing right there) 'Well, all of you except Michael Phelps.' She's badgered him directly, 'which Michael Phelps will show up today, the one who can win or the one who's slacking off?'
2012-07-31 03:25:15 PM
2 votes:

oldernell: I watched a little during the day, and even tried to watch at night. Five minutes at night and I am analyzed and up close and personal wiped out, and turn it off. It seems the commentators get more air time than the participants. Could be the worst coverage ever.


Incorrect:

i.imgur.com

Incidentally, ALSO by NBC.
2012-07-31 03:06:18 PM
2 votes:
I watched a little during the day, and even tried to watch at night. Five minutes at night and I am analyzed and up close and personal wiped out, and turn it off. It seems the commentators get more air time than the participants. Could be the worst coverage ever.
2012-07-31 02:56:04 PM
2 votes:
Guess no one should be particularly shocked that NBC is more concerned with shareholders than customers.
2012-07-31 10:32:43 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Representative of the unwashed masses: how much were you able to see live?

I only watched for a short time but the all of the events were shown in their entirety.


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2012-07-31 08:46:10 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Carth: Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC

CBC isn't showing the games at all and TSN is showing 9 hours of coverage per day. Go ahead and tell me how that's even close to what NBC is offering.


Does anybody else get the feeling we have an NBC employee in our midst?
2012-07-31 08:34:34 PM
1 votes:

consider this: carnifex2005: Why would you lie like that? You know full well that CTV and Sportsnet in addition to TSN are showing Olympic coverage from the beginning to the end of the the day.

Are they showing more than NBC? If you're going to claim that they are, be prepared to provide proof.


http://www.ctvolympics.ca/viewers-guide/day/2012-08-01/timezone/mdt/i n dex.html here you go, you will notice the large amount of LIVE programming. on various networks.
2012-07-31 08:31:14 PM
1 votes:

consider this: carnifex2005: Why would you lie like that? You know full well that CTV and Sportsnet in addition to TSN are showing Olympic coverage from the beginning to the end of the the day.

Are they showing more than NBC? If you're going to claim that they are, be prepared to provide proof.


They showed diving, gymnastics and swimming live today. NBC didn't.
2012-07-31 08:25:06 PM
1 votes:

carnifex2005: consider this: Carth: Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC

CBC isn't showing the games at all and TSN is showing 9 hours of coverage per day. Go ahead and tell me how that's even close to what NBC is offering.

Why would you lie like that? You know full well that CTV and Sportsnet in addition to TSN are showing Olympic coverage from the beginning to the end of the the day.


Maybe he's just really into Little Mosque on the Prairie and doesn't know a channel other than the mother network?
2012-07-31 08:23:17 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Carth: Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC

CBC isn't showing the games at all and TSN is showing 9 hours of coverage per day. Go ahead and tell me how that's even close to what NBC is offering.


Why would you lie like that? You know full well that CTV and Sportsnet in addition to TSN are showing Olympic coverage from the beginning to the end of the the day.
2012-07-31 08:22:42 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Carth: If you pay for a cable subscription.

Well I guess only 85% of the country is covered then.


MSNBC is considered a higher tier channel on many cable subscriptions. if you don't have MSNBC you don't get access to the online streams. Cutting off millions of Americans because they don't want to pay $80 a month for cable is ridiculous and NBC is the only carrier in the world who is doing it.
2012-07-31 08:21:47 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Carth: Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC

CBC isn't showing the games at all and TSN is showing 9 hours of coverage per day. Go ahead and tell me how that's even close to what NBC is offering.


Sure but you also have TSN2, CTV, Sportsnet, OLN, plus the fact that overnight CTV shows things LIVE. Not to mention all the French stuff etc if you are into that.
2012-07-31 08:14:50 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Well I guess only 85% of the country is covered then.


Oh the cable subscription must include MSNBC and CNBC. And not all do.
2012-07-31 08:06:47 PM
1 votes:
Being a big Track and Field guy my fear is that NBC won't allow ANY coverage of T&F during the day. Then at night, all i'll get is 3-4 heats of men's and women's 100's and 200's.
2012-07-31 08:03:44 PM
1 votes:

Passive Aggressive Larry: To any Americans out there dissatisfied with NBC's coverage, or just wanting to watch the games online without having to farking sign in, I have the solution. Install Expat Shield(which assigns you a UK IP address), and watch everything for free on BBC.com.

You're welcome.


Honest question. You don't find that a little bit skeevy? I mean, the BBC is a service that is paid for by British citizens. They have to have a TV license ($240/yr) to watch it (on TV or online) or they can be fined $1,500. Spoofing your IP to watch BBC programming is basically the 21st century equivalent of stealing cable.
2012-07-31 07:52:49 PM
1 votes:

Passive Aggressive Larry: To any Americans out there dissatisfied with NBC's coverage, or just wanting to watch the games online without having to farking sign in, I have the solution. Install Expat Shield(which assigns you a UK IP address), and watch everything for free on BBC.com.

You're welcome.


Until we overload BBC's streaming capabilities and they decide to cut off ExPat Shield's IP address ranges, of course.

The fun part of hearing NBC scream "WE GOT RATINGS, SO SUCK IT!" is that, as more folks figure out how to escape NBC's "strap the rat cage on your face" exclusivity, their ratings will continue to drop. Their ratings have already dropped, actually, but they will continue to fall as hostility mounts over NBC's dinosaur business model.

This farce goes on for three weeks. Let's see what NBC has to say in week 3.
2012-07-31 07:51:29 PM
1 votes:

consider this: Carth: Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC

CBC isn't showing the games at all and TSN is showing 9 hours of coverage per day. Go ahead and tell me how that's even close to what NBC is offering.


I can watch every single event live without a cable subscription online or through ATV.
2012-07-31 07:41:49 PM
1 votes:

Incontinent_dog_and_monkey_rodeo: NBC's problem is that they are utterly unable to reconcile the idea of a tape delay with the need to be first to break news to people. If you are trying to have any drama in your broadcast at all, you can't go around spoiling the ending for people first.


I think these Olympics have shown that there are a ton of people out there who just. don't. care. They just want to watch the events, regardless of whether or not they know the outcome. avoidingMany events were shown live in primetime in Beijing. I know the swimming finals were all moved to the morning at 8 or 9 (rather than the evening when they're usually held) specifically so they could be aired live at 8 or 9 pm EST. But this year's ratings have been higher, so far, despite every single event being aired on tape delay.

There are also a surprising number of people who are capable of avoiding spoilers. My wife and I watched Olympic coverage for most of the day yesterday, with me cruising Fark and Deadspin and other sports sites while she was on Facebook and Pinterest and whatever else she does. She wasn't intentionally avoiding spoilers, she just doesn't frequent the news and sports sites like I do.

I think the internet (especially Fark and Twitter and the like) often serves as an echo chamber where like-minded people come together to biatch about things and then they begin to believe that "well, if everybody here hates it, so must everybody else" without realizing that the vast majority of Americans DON'T spend all day on Fark and DON'T spend all day on Twitter and are perfectly oblivous to what's happening in the world until they come home. And, as it turns out, that group of people is, if not the majority, than certainly the plurality when it comes to this type of event.

Sure, NBC's decisions are going to piss off those people who either can't avoid spoilers or who can't enjoy the event once they know the end. But those people are in the minority. And if NBC did try to keep results off of its sites, people would just laugh at them for trying to ignore the news and they would lose page views/revenue. Once they've decided to tape delay, they're in a no-win situation when it comes to reporting the results.
2012-07-31 07:41:09 PM
1 votes:
To any Americans out there dissatisfied with NBC's coverage, or just wanting to watch the games online without having to farking sign in, I have the solution. Install Expat Shield(which assigns you a UK IP address), and watch everything for free on BBC.com.

You're welcome.
2012-07-31 07:14:19 PM
1 votes:
NBC's problem is that they are utterly unable to reconcile the idea of a tape delay with the need to be first to break news to people. If you are trying to have any drama in your broadcast at all, you can't go around spoiling the ending for people first.
2012-07-31 07:07:57 PM
1 votes:

consider this: BalugaJoe: Oh yeah..

MSNBC: Lockup Boston
CNBC: Informercial
Bravo: Housewives of NJ.

Here's the schedule for tomorrow

MSNBC - Olympics 9am to 6pm
CNBC - Olympics 5pm to 8pm
Bravo - Olympics 7am to 3pm
NPCSP Olympics 4am to 8pm
OSOCC - Olympics 12 am to 12am
OBASK - Olympics 12am to 12am

How horrible, right?


The problem is they don't show certain big event during their "live coverage" and instead show smaller sports so they can replay the big event at night during prime time. NBC was showing the Olympics all day today they didn't how swimming or gymnastics on tv though.

Thank god I'm in Canada for this olympics and don't have to deal with NBC
2012-07-31 07:04:09 PM
1 votes:
NBC has WHEEL OF FORTUNE right now.
MSNBC has Hardball with the doofus.

Shareholders demand this, right?
Farking race to the bottom, how werk it.
2012-07-31 06:25:35 PM
1 votes:
Live coverage all day on 5 channels
Condensed version of the days events in prime time
Live and archived streaming of all events online

Yeah, what shiatty coverage.
2012-07-31 06:19:23 PM
1 votes:

downstairs: Ever seen NASCAR on TNT?


Many times and what you said is true. It's like they found out yesterday they're going to be covering the race.
2012-07-31 06:14:09 PM
1 votes:
I like the BBC coverage just as much as everyone else, but it's not happening here unless PBS can outbid everyone else.
2012-07-31 06:07:54 PM
1 votes:

WhyteRaven74: Also during the swimming coverage in prime time yesterday one swimmer pulled out of a race and they're saying they have no idea why they scratched. Apparently not knowing an athlete or coach has to tell the officials they're pulling out of a race and thus the officials know. I've watched tons of track over the years, seen quite a few people pull out and in just about every case they can tell you why they pulled out, even if it's something completely unforeseen at the last minute. And I had a feeling the swimmer pulling out wasn't something that happened ten minutes before the race.


Ever seen NASCAR on TNT? You'll hear the following two things 100 times in a race:

"It appears as if something has happened."

"Woah! The 13 car spins.... ummm.... who drives the 13?"

"While we were away at break.... (insert something big that happened)"
2012-07-31 05:57:20 PM
1 votes:
BBC is the best olympic coverage ever. Miss it now I live in Canadia.
2012-07-31 05:55:27 PM
1 votes:

WhyteRaven74: Also quite a bit of their live daytime coverage isn't live, it's delayed by an hour or more. And they refuse to budge from their set programming. Like yesterday when there was the big brouhaha in women's fencing, any sane person would say that's worth cutting to in order to see what's up. NBC? No.


wow, see I didn't even know that happened. That sucks for the South Korean. You would think they would have contingency plans for something like that.
2012-07-31 05:39:29 PM
1 votes:
Also quite a bit of their live daytime coverage isn't live, it's delayed by an hour or more. And they refuse to budge from their set programming. Like yesterday when there was the big brouhaha in women's fencing, any sane person would say that's worth cutting to in order to see what's up. NBC? No.
2012-07-31 05:19:51 PM
1 votes:
Oh, and NBC needs to stop doing this....

i.imgur.com
2012-07-31 05:18:59 PM
1 votes:
I am loving the "World Feed" channels online through ctvolympics.ca. They are just the raw audio/video feeds from London, with no commentators, no commercials, no stat overlays, no shots of parents, but plenty of replays and nothing is skipped.

They have a feed like this for each event, or you can watch the TSN/CTV/Sportsnet channels with feature all the commentary and studio-desk shots for the regular experience.

It's a shame NBC doesn't offer this online. I get the reason for the prime-time replay, but you should still be able to watch any event live, even if just online.
2012-07-31 05:18:48 PM
1 votes:
NBC News' Facebook account is posting 'spoilers' on the swimming events and who won. The network that is delaying the Olympic coverage is also reporting the results before they air the competitions! I'm laughing at the confused people right now.

"Why are you telling us the results of the events you haven't even shown yet!"
2012-07-31 05:14:44 PM
1 votes:
I don't really mind the NBC coverage of the Olympics, I mind the political adds. They apparently alternate between candidate X is a baby eating, bible raping, Obama care loving commie, to candidate y is an outsourcing, job killing, theiving elitist who will eliminate your halth coverage and cause you to die in a ditch like an unloved dog.

Also it seems like every one of them swears that this time they really mean to go to Washington and stop spending.Hey assholes how about you go to Washington and raise taxes until they cover spending.
2012-07-31 05:14:02 PM
1 votes:

Vanquish: To quote John Stewart

"NBC doesn't know how to make a show tailored to America


In this case, I think the exact opposite is true. There's no way NBC can appeal to everybody. Some people will complain about the NBC announcers while others will complain that the streams are confusing because they have no announcers. Some people complain that NBC won't air the prime events live while others complain about their website having spoilers before they come on.

Knowing that, NBC has gone for the biggest possible audience, which just so happens to be people who work during the day and don't care that they're watching tape delayed coverage. Complain all you want, but the numbers don't lie. 30 million people are willing to watch tape delayed events along with all the puff pieces and other crap therein. It's not NBC's fault that the biggest American constituency is the "working/don't care" audience. They are tailoring their coverage specifically for an "American audience", just not the vocal minority audience that happens to populate Fark, Gawker, and Deadspin.
2012-07-31 05:05:22 PM
1 votes:

jayhawk88: TV's going to get real interesting in the next few years. Sport was like the last thing that networks could still reliably make bank on, and now viewers are starting to revolt over even this? Granted the Olympics comes with it's own, somewhat unique set of challenges from a networks perspective, but it's pretty clear that more and more of us want our sports to show up online and convenient to us, and not as just a come-on to try and get us to turn on the traditional set.

I still say ESPN is going to get brave enough at some point to just start offering all their programming as a streaming subscription sold directly to consumers, and to hell with the cable companies. I wonder if Disney has enough properties at this point that they could sell enough subscriptions to make it worth their while, if they lost all the money they're currently getting from cable companies? Wouldn't you pay $20/month for ESPN Streaming, especially if they were throwing in the Disney channels for the kids? I would in a hot second.


if MLB got over the stupid local blackout restrictions, you bet your ass. I'd combine it with mlb.tv and nhl, and bam, I have zero need for cable anymore.

actually, never mind, proxies.
2012-07-31 05:03:49 PM
1 votes:

WxAxGxS: Girlfriend asked me when the gymnastics telecast was going to be on. So I head to the NBC Olympics page for the schedule. How nice of them to provide spoilers for every tape delayed event going on today in their half-page tall marquee.


Funny how the internet side of NBC , the broadcast side (NBC TV), and NBC News can't seem to agree on their own policies. hehe.
2012-07-31 05:02:42 PM
1 votes:

ole prophet: they would have to actually admit how many people were (or more likely weren't) watching


Very true.
2012-07-31 05:02:32 PM
1 votes:

jayhawk88: I still say ESPN is going to get brave enough at some point to just start offering all their programming as a streaming subscription sold directly to consumers, and to hell with the cable companies.


Its going to be a loooooooong time before that happens. However, I'm pretty sure it will become common practice to do what NASCAR has been doing. They don't offer the "official" coverage online, but for free you can get access to like 10 camera angles, 4 or 5 drivers in-car views, etc. online.

It doesn't come with commentary... but its a real cool think if you're a total NASCAR geek like me.

I could see ESPN doing this with a baseball or basketball game.
2012-07-31 04:57:17 PM
1 votes:

downstairs: advertisers (I believe) only want to trust third-party information


Well, sometimes yeah. But I know websites that generate a lot of traffic have no problem finding advertisers by simply showing their unique page view stats. And really that TV networks haven't found a way to use the data they have is another sign of them being way behind the curve.
2012-07-31 04:45:21 PM
1 votes:
TV's going to get real interesting in the next few years. Sport was like the last thing that networks could still reliably make bank on, and now viewers are starting to revolt over even this? Granted the Olympics comes with it's own, somewhat unique set of challenges from a networks perspective, but it's pretty clear that more and more of us want our sports to show up online and convenient to us, and not as just a come-on to try and get us to turn on the traditional set.

I still say ESPN is going to get brave enough at some point to just start offering all their programming as a streaming subscription sold directly to consumers, and to hell with the cable companies. I wonder if Disney has enough properties at this point that they could sell enough subscriptions to make it worth their while, if they lost all the money they're currently getting from cable companies? Wouldn't you pay $20/month for ESPN Streaming, especially if they were throwing in the Disney channels for the kids? I would in a hot second.
2012-07-31 04:44:46 PM
1 votes:

WhyteRaven74: They are hugely behind the times. And TV networks love to whine that they can't track online viewing. Even though they can record every IP address that connects to their servers to watch a program, which means they can know exactly how many people are watching. This in comparison to using statistical extrapolation to figure out TV viewers. It's not an issue with the ratings system being flawed, it's that the people at the networks are complete idiots.


Well, to play devils advocate... advertisers (I believe) only want to trust third-party information. I run plenty of websites, and I know how to "cook the books" in terms of total users, etc. Never, ever trust anyone about their own stats on their own web properties*.

So, while they *can* track that stuff... maybe there's not a Neilsen-eque company out there that advertisers trust?

*Or, if you want to go by my rule of thumb with any self-generated statistic:

If its about current finances, web traffic, whatever... divide by three

If its about future projected stats, divide by ten

/Trust me, works every time
2012-07-31 04:44:34 PM
1 votes:

ZAZ: I heard something about NBC coverage on NPR this morning. Despite all the criticism, ratings are up. They don't need to be loved by all. If half of America is yelling for executives' heads and the other half is watching, the network is winning.


Well, its not like people have much of a choice to watch it anywhere else. If you were dying of thirst and I spit in a glass of water and handed it to you, you wouldn't like the spit but you'd still drink it.
2012-07-31 04:42:48 PM
1 votes:
I always though that NBC's shiatty Olympic coverage decisions lay squarely at the feet of Dick Ebersol, and that it would get better with Ebersol being phased out. Guess I was wrong.
2012-07-31 04:39:24 PM
1 votes:

tlchwi02: they kept cutting off the routines halfway through the dismounts of every vault to go to commercial.


if you use Firefox or Chrome, the adblock plus add on keeps the commercials from showing up in the streams.
2012-07-31 04:38:28 PM
1 votes:

propasaurus: There's one female interviewer who apparently just farking hates Michael Phelps. She is just downright antagonistic every time she interviews him. After one event she was interviewing several swim team members, one said something along the lines of 'well, we're a young team, we've got next year to come back, blah blah blah...'
She said (with Phelps standing right there) 'Well, all of you except Michael Phelps.' She's badgered him directly, 'which Michael Phelps will show up today, the one who can win or the one who's slacking off?'


Believe that was Andrea Kremer. Can't stand that koont.
2012-07-31 04:37:55 PM
1 votes:

downstairs: Maybe someone that works in TV can help me out here. I'm taking a neutral stnce.

Do web views help in terms of advertising revenue? (I assume a streamed opening ceremony would have some ads). From what I've heard Neilsen and all that is pretty behind the times.

I've been told that they don't make any effort to count groups in a bar or other settings. Again, no first hand knowledge.... but that point there baffles me. I know a great majority of Saints fans watch their team down here at the local bar (because we all have a local bar).

Anyway, back to the point... NBC needs all the ratings they can get, and if the ratings system is flawed... I'm inclined to be Ok with what they're doing.


Thing is, their TV coverage is so bad, many viewers are seeking alternative viewing options; trying to find the events on the web, etc. Sure, they're getting good ratings. Because they're the only network airing the farking Olympics. Their ratings could be better if they had better coverage, not just 'fark you, you'll take what we give you and like it.'
2012-07-31 04:36:02 PM
1 votes:
Is ktunnel still running?

BBC has a separate channel dedicated to each sport. Available live online.
2012-07-31 04:31:04 PM
1 votes:
They seem to be doing a great job for 90% of the Olympic events. The problem is that they are royally farking up the other 10%.
2012-07-31 04:13:06 PM
1 votes:
NBC: We don't care; we don't have to
www.matthewferrara.com
2012-07-31 04:08:29 PM
1 votes:
Oh and I just found that the NBC App I can't turn off notifications on Android. Glitch or intrusive?
2012-07-31 04:07:25 PM
1 votes:
The OTA coverage sucks and the streaming is all sorts of screwed up with blackouts and whatnot. I'm glad I don't pay for cable, because I don't want NBC getting any of my money.

In fact, I'm very tempted to pay one of those companies that gives me access to a UK DNS server monthly, so I can use iPlayer and watch BBC.
2012-07-31 03:48:45 PM
1 votes:

ZAZ: I heard something about NBC coverage on NPR this morning. Despite all the criticism, ratings are up. They don't need to be loved by all. If half of America is yelling for executives' heads and the other half is watching, the network is winning.


Apparently.

But more of us are leaving TV behind. They are driving people away. I wonder how long til they decide that seeking other methods of entertainment is stealing money from them- ala RIAA?
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2012-07-31 03:45:13 PM
1 votes:
I heard something about NBC coverage on NPR this morning. Despite all the criticism, ratings are up. They don't need to be loved by all. If half of America is yelling for executives' heads and the other half is watching, the network is winning.
2012-07-31 03:25:54 PM
1 votes:

oldernell: I watched a little during the day, and even tried to watch at night. Five minutes at night and I am analyzed and up close and personal wiped out, and turn it off. It seems the commentators get more air time than the participants. Could be the worst coverage ever.


And yet where are the up close and personal fluff pieces on the US women's soccer team, which I might actually want to watch?
 
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