This has been an issue for me ever since the first time I had HD during the Olympics (2004). I even notice it during trials, so it's not just an issue of an international feed. It's as if NBC's encoders just don't handle motion well.
Welcome to the wonderful world of NBC Sports. However, mine has actually been better than expected (I have been trained by the god-awful NFL games on NBC and Notre Dame football). I'm not seeing so much pixelation as just a bit of a smearly look pretty normal for overseas broadcasts.
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