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A lot of people criticized Ebersol (right) and NBC for spending so much money to carry the Olympics, and before the Games it sounded like interest was at a low point. Fast forward a few weeks, ratings are off the charts seemingly every night, and according to this article, NBC has already raked in over a billion dollars in revenue. [Financial Times]
Good luck trying to find any 'fake' Olympic t-shirts in the streets of Beijing. [International Herald Tribune]
'What's up Pops?' is a phrase you might use when speaking to your grandpa, not the 41st President of the United States. Somebody might want to tell LeBron James this. [Washington Post via DC Sports Smog]
Bill Gates is a badminton fan? [AFP]
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