Prepare to get hit over the head with tragic backstories, because that's what the Olympics coverage has become on NBC.
"This is the inspiring story of Jack Flash, who overcame the monumental struggle of having a hangnail when he was fourteen. Stay tuned to find out how he managed to turn his life around."
"Anna Banana's grandmother's cousin's friend's daughter broke her leg last year, but brave Anna is here to dedicate her hurdle jumps to her suffering, um, er, connection! That's it, connection!"
Nah, I'm not cynical.