Photo by Ken King - Opening CeremoniesAs an avid Paralympic fan for three decades and a journalist, I’ve been hoping the day would come when I could use the words “Paralympic television coverage” and “outstanding” in the same sentence. That day has arrived. NBC Sports is doing an outstanding job of covering the Sochi Paralympics!

I understand some people are frustrated that much of the coverage is in the middle of the night, but the upside of this is the coverage is live.  Live, late night coverage is how I watched my first winter Olympics — at 8-years-old in 1968 — when my parents let me stay up to watch Jean Claude Killy win Gold in downhill, giant slalom, and slalom in Grenoble France. This had such a powerful impact on m