• In this Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 frame from surveillance video released by Brazil Police, swimmers from the United States Olympic team appear with Ryan Lochte, right, at a gas station during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A top Brazil police official said the swimmers damaged property at the gas station. (Brazil Police via AP)

    Ryan Lochte says ‘immature behavior’ got him into a mess

    NEW YORK (AP) — American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was his “immature behavior” that got him and three teammates into a mess that consumed the final days of the Olympics.

  • Members of the the United States team celebrate after defeating the Netherlands during a women's bronze medal volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. The United States won 3-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    An unhappy reminder for NBC’s volleyball analyst at Olympics

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes experience as an Olympian can give an announcer special insight — even the most painful kind.

  • The United States team from left, Allyson Felix, English Gardner, Tianna Bartoletta and Tori Bowie celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    A lyrical ending to an Olympic soccer match

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC set up Friday as duel night between the United States and Jamaica in the sprint relays, and what started out well ended up in heartbreak for the Americans.

  • China's Shang Rong performs during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

    Taking stock: NBC learning about changed viewer habits

    NEW YORK (AP) — For future Olympics, NBC says it will look at how some of its tech-savvy customers are programming the games themselves for advice on putting together its own broadcasts.

  • People watch Usain Bolt, from Jamaica, at a bar before the men's 200-meter final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    Ratings sink for NBC as star power dims

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a terrific night for American track athletes in Rio. Ashton Eaton won his second straight decathlon title, Ryan Crouser set an Olympic record in the shot put, Dalilah Muhammad became the first American woman ever to win gold in the 400-meter hurdles and Kerron Clement won the same race for men.

  • Argentina's Manu Ginobili (5) waves to fans as he leaves the court after a quarterfinal round basketball game against the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

    NEW YORK (AP) — In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation’s athletes that causes it to miss interesting stories involving others. Some of it is fair, much of it isn’t.

  • From left, United States' Aly Raisman, silver for floor, and compatriot Simone Biles stand for their national anthem during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

    While viewing numbers down, streaming is up for Olympics

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Costas’ studio interview with American gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman following their gold and silver-medal winning floor routines was cringe-worthy television.