The Olympic Park is illuminated early Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, prior to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Photos: Athletes ready for Sochi

The athletes have arrived in Sochi, and they’re hitting the ice and snow to get in a few practice runs before the games officially begin.

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2013, file phot, a CBS sideline camera operator prepares for an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills in Pittsburgh. The NFL says CBS will televise eight of its Thursday night games next season. The leagues says the contract is for one year, and they have an option to extend it for 2015.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NFL awards Thursday contract to CBS

The NFL has decided to shift eight of its Thursday night games to a broadcast network this fall, and announced Wednesday that CBS had won th…