Audio report: Olympics already under way, despite media indifference to U.S. women’s soccer

Events for the Beijing Olympics actually began today — not in two days with the opening ceremonies — but you wouldn’t know it from the poor media turnout for the opening game of the U.S. women’s soccer team, which ended up losing 2-0 to Norway.  One other sure sign that the Olympics are under way: the first full-fledged controversy involving four U.S. athletes. Check out my audio report for more details.

And check out our guide to the Beijing Olympics here for schedule updates, results and background stories.


Audio report: MinnPost journalist Jay Weiner wonders where all the American media were when the U.S. women’s soccer team started play today.

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