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The games have begun. Are the conditions in Rio as bad as many have anticipated? (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)
The games have begun. Are the conditions in Rio as bad as many have anticipated? (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)
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While some Olympic controversies linger during the opening weekend of the 2016 Games, reports from Rio suggest things aren't nearly as bad as expected. For Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce, though, that might not be enough. Which city does Charlie believe the International Olympic Committee should pick as permanent host of the Summer Olympics? Also, five new sports are coming for Tokyo 2020. And, sports journalists: beware! Bill and Charlie discuss the technological change coming to minor league baseball that threatens to put sports writers out of work.

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This segment aired on August 6, 2016.

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