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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver’

Vancouver Vantage Point—Final

America’s Olympians– The Tapestry of Our Nation February 28, 2010 #17 By Mike Moran This exhilarating U. S. Olympic Team, 216 men and women from 36 states---cities, towns and hamlets, from every imaginable background, has made much of a nation terribly proud…………winning more medals than any nation in Olympic Winter Games history and captivating more than 200 million Americans on the NBC family of networks every evening with their stories, triumphs, disappointments, ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point —1994 Lillehamer

1994 Lillehamer "Skategate" Set Olympic Viewing Records By: Mike Moran “The Tabloid-Fueled Lillehammer Games” is a line included in an e-mail blast each day from NBC Sports that details the superb TV audience viewing numbers being racked up across the land by these compelling Games in Vancouver and the stunning performance of America’s athletes…………the reference is used regarding the viewership tally during the splendid 1994 Games in Norway marred forever by the malignant ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point — No American Athlete Left

Vancouver Vantage Point February 27, 2010 #16 No American Athlete Left Behind     By Mike Moran   A critical column this week in one of our leading sports magazines praised American athletes for their astonishing performance in Vancouver, despite being “deserted” by the United States Olympic Committee for the last two years………. the theory is that the turmoil at the USOC at the top, its ouster of popular Olympian Jim Scheer as CEO last year, and continued ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point #15

Mike Moran’s Vancouver Vantage Point #15 Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth February 25, 2010 It’s unfortunate that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman doesn’t want to book a suite just yet at the toney Grand Hotel Polyana in Sochi, Russia, between February 7-23, 2014………..right now, he could get a rate of $382(US) per night if he acted quickly………….. the Black Sea resort hotel was built just three years ago by Gazprom, has great security and is separated from ... Full Story

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