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Olympics: NBC coverage and tape delays


I mean, whatever.  Other outlets have articulated their opinions way better than I ever could (and people are even complaining about the complaining!), but seriously, this is so annoying.  Most people (who are at least on EST) seem to abide by not updating results on social media at least until the events have aired, but it’s SO EASY to find out about any results, even through NBC!  Deadspin noted that the network ran a promo for tomorrow’s Today that revealed Missy Franklin’s gold-medal win before her race even aired (really, NBC?!).  I can’t even check the official NBC Olympics app since I realized on Sunday that they update breaking news and the latest results in real time!

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