• In this Aug. 10, 2016, image made from a video, Jim Van Horne and Norma Jean Wick, of Descriptive Video Works, narrate a volleyball match from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the NBC studios in Stamford, Conn. For the first time in the U.S., NBC is airing the Olympics in prime time with additional narrators who simply report what’s happening on screen, a sort of closed captioning for the visually impaired. (AP Photo/Joe Frederick)

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    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before.

  • 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)

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    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.