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I see what you did there, Matt! Can we just take a second to give a quick tip of the cap to Bob Costas for his Olympic work in Sochi? I wouldn’t make it out of bed with pink eye, yet the man was on TV in front of millions with double pink eye until the network bumbed him. That takes guts.
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It appears the “too soon” moratorium on Bob Costas pink eye jokes has officially passed.
Costas was a guest Friday on the “TODAY” show with Matt Lauer, where he talked about his highly eventful Olympic experience. The veteran broadcaster walked right into it, though, when Lauer asked about how he’ll be getting back to the U.S. from Sochi.
Check out the zinger in the video...
And Scott Summers realized that he would need protective sunglasses for fear of the lasers. He's now known as X-Man Cyclops, or Bob Costas.
You’ve got to give it up to Bob Costas for powering through the unfortunate pink eye and continue to broadcast for NBC. However, a jab here and there seems fair. On the Today Show on Friday morning, Matt Lauer, who briefly took Costas’ spot for NBC’s prime-time Olympic coverage, asked Costas if he was taking the red-eye back to the United States. Well played, Lauer, and Costas...
Bob Costas returned to his position as host of NBC’s Olympic coverage in Sochi on Monday, and his eyes are looking much better. While wearing sunglasses on a cloudy day during an appearance on “The Today Show” Friday morning, Costas fell victim to a cheap joke from Matt Lauer. Lauer appeared to be making innocent […]
It turns out Matt Lauer does have a sense of humor after all! This "red eye" burn at Bob Costas during the Today Show was so funny even Ann Curry had a chuckle.
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If you’ve been watching NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, then you’ve no doubt been following the saga regarding Bob Costas’ eye infection. Today, fellow network anchor Matt Lauer pulled a fast one on Costas with an impressively timed joke at his expense. The Today Show’s Instagram account has the footage.
As you can see, the whole crew was in on it. This...
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Matt Lauer dropped a perfectly timed "red eye" joke on Bob Costas on Friday.
There's been more attention on NBC's primetime Olympic coverage than ever before in 2014 thanks to the eye infection seen round the world of Bob Costas. It's opened up discussions here of who might replace Costas in the long-term at NBC and which other major personalities would be primetime hosts at other sports networks.
But just how large is the footprint of Bob...
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