2014 Winter Olympics: Sochi is warm

Updated: February 16, 2014, 3:37 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- Based on the weather reports from back home, I'm thinking Atlanta might have been a better host for these 2014 Winter Olympics.

As I write this, it is in the mid-60s and sunny here at the Sochi Olympics. (Which is about what it was the past two afternoons as well -- and not all that much warmer than it was in the days before that.) Why, I even ate lunch outside underneath a large palm tree the second day I arrived.

There is a small Black Sea beach on the ...

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