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BOB COSTAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Costas defends his second shot at a first pitch on Fallon

Funny how a mulligan just doesn't seem to be part of the equation when it comes to ceremonial first pitches. Last August, longtime NBC Sports host and announcer Bob Costas threw out a first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game. His toss to catcher A.J. Pierzynski sailed wide, so he asked for, and was granted, a second attempt. Stee-rike! The next day, Costas was waiting for his luggage...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Expand beyond baseball writers: Kenny, Costas, Olbermann should have Hall of Fame votes

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy The Sherman Report. I have written many times that journalists shouldn’t be voting for Hall of Fames or awards in all sports. Journalists cover the news; they don’t make the news. Once again, baseball writers reported on the news they made yesterday with their Hall of Fame votes. However, I am not going to go on that soapbox today. I have...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Costas on commentary criticism: “it’s ***********

Bob Costas stopped by the Dan Patrick Show on Friday, and discussed a wide variety of topics. One of the topics was his potentially controversial commentaries during Sunday Night Football, and how they sometimes move into the political spectrum. Costas responded to his critics that claim that he “constantly” uses the commentaries for political reasons in a very strong way. ...
Via Awful Announcing
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Bob Costas’ Sochi pink eye caused by botched Botox?

A source has informed Page Six that the alleged cause of the disturbing pinkeye that (Bubonic) plagued Bob Costas in Sochi during the Winter Olympics and prompted him to be pulled off the air was caused by botched Botox procedure. Costas, whose unfortunately timed condition became comedic fodder, missed six days as the prime-time host […]The post Was Bob Costas’ Sochi pink eye...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Here Are The 20 Best Memes And Reactions To Bob Costas And His Scary Eyes

Injuries are taking toll on the stars of the Olympics, and even forcing one out of action. It was announced by NBC that Bob Costas would miss Tuesday night’s primetime Winter Olympic coverage due to his diseased eyes. We know this is sad news, but we give you these 20 hilarious memes of Costas and his pink eyes to honor the fallen broadcaster. via @MentalityMag Article found on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Bob Costas say ‘Pussy Riot’ on loop with a stanky eye

Between Bob Costas' stanky eye and him dropping a "***** Riot" on air, we can just go ahead and wrap these Games up and call it an Olympics.
Via Gamedayr
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bob Costas says "***** Riot" and everyone giggles

Bob Costas is tasked with weaving the societal issues of the Sochi Olympics together with the athletic events from his lofty perch.  Ultimately that was going to lead to the incredible television moment of him saying the words "***** Riot" on national television.  That happened on night one when he also happened to have a weird infection in his left eye that just added to the....
Via Awful Announcing
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Costas has pink eye and is wearing glasses in Sochi

If you saw Bob Costas doing Olympics work on NBC at all Thursday, your first question probably was “what the heck is up with Bob Costas’ eye?” and why is he wearing glasses? Turns out that the veteran broadcaster developed an eye infection that prevented him from putting in contact lenses, which is why he’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 06, 2014  |  32 Comments
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