Katie Couric returned to report on the Olympics for NBC (following Matt Lauer’s departure) and her podcast this week
is a compelling double feature including stories on the fight for Olympic recognition by the U.S. women’s ski jumping team and a unique Vermont town with an abnormally high number of Olympians.
It’s official, Adam Rippon
is America’s sweetheart. Beautiful figure skating aside, I can’t get enough of this spitfire
. Someone give this man a show
and be sure to throw in these two
If anyone didn’t deserve a medal, maybe it was Shaun White
. I’ve always been a big fan and while there’s no arguing he may be the greatest snowboarder of all time, that doesn’t excuse anyone from abusive and entitled behavior.
Don’t miss this bonkers episode of The Daily
delving into the details of the Russian doping scandal during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Absolutely fascinating and insane.
Despite the excitement of watching the world’s best athletes reach their Olympic dreams, it’s little heartbreaking to see the damage their bodies endure
along the way.
Speaking of great Olympian feats, congratulations to Michael Phelps
on the birth of baby boy #2.
And in non-Olympic related news…
The National Portrait Gallery unveiled their official portraits of President Obama and First Lady Michelle and the results are simply stunning
. A picture says a thousand words
Wow! Huge congrats to Amy Schumer on her WEDDING
this week. May it last longer than these guys
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