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Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection.
By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
February 12, 2014