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Want another reason why we have such a hard time following the Winter Olympics? Bode Miller โ€” with whom we're totally gonna join! โ€” was just disqualified for straddling. We wouldn't have thought that was a punishable offense.

Apparently it involves knocking down a flag, and it booted Miller from the competition right when it appeared he was poised to win his first Gold Medal. Of course, we won't know for sure for another nine hours, when NBC decides it is ready to show us. $600 million well spent.

Wait ... this just in ... it appears Miller might receive a waiver for the straddle because he was dodging Eddie Sutton's car.

Miller Out After Straddling Slalom Gate [NBC Olympics]