Swimmer Missy Franklin dedicates Olympic wins to Colorado
Missy Franklin gave a much-needed boost to U.S. swimming, coming back less than 14 minutes after swimming a semifinal heat to win the 100-meter backstroke — the first gold medal of what figures to be a dazzling career for the 17-year-old. • Fifteen
The vocal online contingent pushing the hashtag #NBCfail over the network's Olympics coverage were handed a huge gift Monday night when a “Today” show promo spoiled an event that had yet to air.
That's how long Missy Franklin had Monday night between climbing out of the pool after her 200-meter freestyle semifinal and getting on the blocks for her 100 backstroke final. Even the King of Aqua Multitasking — Michael Phelps — never had such a
Missy Franklin of the United States celebrates with her gold medal and an American flag during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Backstroke on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012, in London, England
Olympic viewers already know to steer clear of the Internet to avoid their spoilers, but now NBC is facing heat for spoiling their own tape-delayed coverage. Shortly before broadcasting Missy Franklin's 100-meter backstroke