Results for tag "olympics"

Ski Jumping

If you’ve ever watched TV on Saturday afternoons in the 1970s, you’re sure to remember ABC’s “Wide World of Sports.” During the opening, the words “agony of defeat” showed Slovenian ski jumper Vinko Bogataj crashing off the ramp in 1970. Although the opening changed through the years, this crash clip was included in all of […]


Are You Stupid?

I’ve been unhappy about Winter Olympics coverage for decades. Not enough live events are shown, and I don’t particularly care for the “puff” pieces in between taped highlights. The wide appeal of sports as TV content is that the outcome is unknown. With results being made available from every outlet imaginable, how many of us […]