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The Olympics have resisted the age of more -- and we're better off for it

Updated: February 26, 2010, 3:49 PM ET
By Jeremy Schaap | ESPNRadio.com

We live in an age of more. In our consumer-driven culture, when we like something, we want -- and we get -- more. You like McDonald's french fries? Don't eat a few ounces worth. Have a wheelbarrow of spuds. You like "CSI?" Here's "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: New York." Almost nothing is rationed -- except the Olympics.

Despite high ratings and avid interest, we get our winter and summer games only every four years each. Somehow, the IOC -- no paragon of purity -- has resisted the temptation ...

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