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View Diary: Lords of the Rings: Chicago not so precious (49 comments)

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  •  NBC ruined the Olympics last year. (1+ / 0-)
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    IndianaDemocrat

    That's just one more reason why America didn't get the 2016 Games.

    •  ..And USOC pissed off the IOC (1+ / 0-)
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      Pangloss

      If you noticed this nugget at the end of the diary, then perhaps you understand why Chicago got "burned":

      The U.S. Olympic Committee has had a testy relationship with the IOC, including recent flare-ups over revenue sharing and a USOC TV network.

      That's right, those ass-hats at USOC tried to make an end run and start a network, especially w/o cooperation from NBC.

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