WATCH: Bob Costas steps down as NBC Olympics host

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Bob Costas on stepping down from Olympics: 'Better to leave before they drop hints'

Costas said a dozen Olympics was a nice round number and that he made the decision on his own.                

Bob Costas talked about his future role with NBC, advice for Mike Tirico, and his flip phone

Earlier today, we covered the relatively surprising news that Bob Costas would be stepping down from his longtime role as NBC’s primary host of the Olympics. That opens up the role for Mike Tirico, perhaps the most well-qualified replacement in sports broadcasting, having hosted or presented everything from Monday Night Football to the World Cup. As for Costas specifically, we...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona to Rio: A tribute to Bob Costas' Olympic career

After 24 years and 11 Games, Bob Costas announced that Rio will be his last as the prime-time host of NBC's Olympic coverage. Revisit some of Costas' most memorable moments and interviews.
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10 days ago

Brennan: Bob Costas has been the face of the Olympics for Americans

For most of us, Costas is synonymous with the Olympic Games.                

Mike Tirico will be hosting NBC’s primetime Olympics coverage in 2018

The era of Bob Costas hosting primetime Olympics coverage is over. Costas passed the torch over to Mike Tirico on Thursday morning’s edition of the Today Show, exactly one year before the Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea. Costas and Tirico both had statements in NBC’s press release announcing the transition. “It has been both a privilege and an incredible personal...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

SHOCKING NEWS: Bob Costas will host the Olympics in primetime this year

Hopefully you’re sitting down for this stunning piece of news that surely will rock all of sports media, no… the world.  Young upstart Bob Costas will host this year’s Olympics in primetime… again. NBC confirmed the news that really didn’t need any confirmation because we all knew/assumed it was happening anyways.  But, Costas will host his seventh Summer Olympiad in...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob Costas on former Syracuse Blazer Bill Goldthorpe, who inspired Slapshot’s Ogie Ogilthorpe

Long before he was hosting the Olympics or Sunday Night Football, Bob Costas was doing minor-league hockey radio broadcasts for the Syracuse Blazers, and that’s where he came across Bill “Goldie” Goldthorpe. Goldthorpe, who had a famed minor-league hockey career and was the inspiration for legendary goon Ogie Ogilthorpe in Slap Shot, was just starting his professional career...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bob Costas’ Olympic Pink Eye Caused By ‘Botched Botox’

There might be more to Bob Costas’ 2014 Winter Olympics optic problems than meets the eye. What will inevitably go down as the most talked about case of conjunctivitis in the history of eye sockets, Costas’ eye troubles are taking a weird turn as they might have been caused by “botched Botox.” According to Page Six of the New York Post, a source told the site that Costas’...
March 07, 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...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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