NBC appears to “get” hockey in a way that ESPN never wanted to. That’s apparently mostly thanks to middle management, because the head of NBC Sports thinks one of hockey’s most venerated traditions is just getting in the way of marketing.
Yet again, a reminder that NBC's Olympic coverage was not for you. Not with your internet savvy and your ability to watch online video and your desire for a stream that only freezes up when it's not running ads. The tape-delayed primetime highlight shows were made for real America, the teeming masses who have actual…
For the first time since the Olympics began, an NBC executive has decided to talk. And, yup, he really likes the way NBC has rolled out coverage.