Shaun White was sued for sexual harassment. NBC would rather not talk about it.

White’s failure to address a sexual harassment lawsuit speaks to a larger Olympics issue. When Shaun White won his third Olympic gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games on February 13 after completing a gravity-defying performance on the halfpipe, the NBC announcers were ready.

“The return of the king in the men’s halfpipe!” one crowed, as an ecstatic White pumped his fists in triumph. “White is the new gold!”

This moment, as both White and NBC will tell you at a moment’s notice, was a long time in the making. After White...

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By: Vox - Wednesday, 14 February

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