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NBC’s Interview of Bode Miller Goes Too Far

American skier Bode Miller had just won the bronze medal in the super G when NBC's Christin Cooper began to interview him.

It was the sixth Olympic medal of Miller's career and an emotional moment as he remembered his younger brother who died of an apparent seizure last year.

With Miller on verge of tears Cooper asked about his brother again and again.

The interview ended with Miller in tears and unable to answer any more questions.

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The Winter Olympic Star Wars Hunger Games? [Video]

The Sochi Winter Olympics have gotten good ratings so far.

Of course, network executives are always looking for ways to spice things up.

The Winter Olympic Star Wars Hunger Games just might do the trick.

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Winter Olympics: U.S. Skier Julia Mancuso Wins Bronze Medal

An American skier continued to etch her place in Winter Olympics history on Monday, and the Dutch rose to the top of the medal count.

Here's a recap of the day's action in Sochi, Russia:

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Michigan Olympians on Twitter in Sochi, Russia

The world will be watching as hundreds of athletes compete at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Team USA is sending 230 athletes, including 18 with Michigan ties.

Follow our Michigan Olympians through all of their triumphs and heartbreak in Sochi.

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Michigan Olympians at Sochi Winter Olympics

The XXII Winter Olympic Games are Feb. 7 to 23 in Sochi, Russia.

Among the 230 athletes representing Team USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics are 19 Olympians with Michigan ties.

Here is who to watch in Sochi.

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Moms Are Pretty Special; Procter & Gamble Thinks So, Too [Video]

Is your Mom special to you? 

I hope so. 

I was very fortunate to have a great Mom who supported us through think and thin. And believe me, my twin brother and I could make a very thin moment thinner! Our Mom was a saint!

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Forest Hills Northern Athlete Competing in World Trampoline Competition

A West Michigan student athlete is about to embark on a trip of a lifetime with the goal of gaining some worldwide recognition.

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The Intern Can Take Home the Gold

Big-time fun is coming to downtown Grand Rapids this Thursday, June 20th.  But, it's not for everyone, just for interns!

Yes, the lowly intern, the do everything for everybody person, hoping to pick up experience and contacts to grab their first job.

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One Direction, Spice Girls, Jessie J + More Close Out 2012 Olympics

The London Olympics wrapped up Sunday night with a closing ceremony that paid tribute to the best of British music over the years, featuring performances by iconic classic rockers, the reunited Spice Girls, and current superstars like One Direction and Jessie J.

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Were Team USA’s Gray Olympic Uniforms Unpatriotic?

There were many team uniforms that stood out at the Olympics.  The Russian warmup jackets were impossible to miss and many other countries stood out with their bright colors.

The United States jackets that were worn on the medal podium stood out too.  They stood out because they weren't bright and they didn't feature our flags colors.  They were gray.

Were Team USA's gray Olympic jackets unpatriotic?

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U.S. Women’s Water Polo Coach Has ‘Chris Webber Moment’

The U.S. Women's Water Polo Team was in a hard-fought battle against Australia today.

With time running out and a 9-8 lead, the United States was trying to hold on as Australia desperately tried to score in the semi-final match.

With just 1 second left, U.S. Coach Adam Krikorian called a timeout.  It was an illegal timeout.

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A Heartbreaking Moment You Probably Missed From The London Olympics [Video]

The Olympics are always a forum for amazing stories of victory, defeat, overcoming obstacles and also succumbing to them.  There have been several of these amazing moments so far in the 2012 London Olympic Games.  But, the following story of defeat and heartbreak has been absent from major American media.

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