Is NBC to Blame for Simone Biles’ Meltdown?

It was nice to see Simone Biles compete in at least one event at the Tokyo Olympics, after dropping out for most of the Games because of the stress. Just before her bronze-medal performance on the balance beam, I weighed in on NBC’s hyperventilating Olympics coverage — and the whole media frenzy surrounding her — in an Opinion piece for the Washington Post. Here it is:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/02/is-nbc-blame-simone-biles-olympic-withdrawal/

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