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Robert Costa reports that one of the only non-crazy people Donald Trump was considering for a running mate has removed himself from consideration: Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee who has recently emerged as a finalist in the search for Donald Trump’s running mate, told The Washington […]

Corker Out

According to the Washington Post's Robert Costa, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has taken his name out of consideration to serve as Trump's veep. He was what we would call in the technical lingo the only normal pol currently being considered. Show More Summary

Ian Eagle calls a bizarre late night video game competition featuring Stephen Colbert

Late night television lends itself to some interesting competitions. Back in the 1980’s, NBC’s Late Night With David Letterman had elevator races as called by the legendary Bob Costas. And as it helped to define Letterman as a late night icon, it also helped to show that Costas had a very quick wit. Show More Summary

Bob Costas is taking his Olympic future on a “case-by-case” basis

The future of Bob Costas as NBC’s primetime Olympic host, and the speculation over who his successor might be, is one of the favorite water cooler topics amongst sports media wonks.  The ageless Costas has been the Olympic host for NBC...Show More Summary

Bob Costas Says He'll Stop Hosting the Olympics When He's 'Had a Long Enough Run'

Specs Who Bob Costas Current gig NBC Olympic prime-time host and Football Night in America host Age 64 Adweek: What's the biggest change you've seen in Olympics coverage in all the years you've been on the scene? Bob Costas: The scope of the coverage. Show More Summary

Mike Emrick to call Pirates game with Bob Costas on MLB Network

When NHL on NBC voice Mike Emrick called a couple of Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training games back in March, little did we know it was practice for a regular season game next month. MLB Network has announced that Doc will call the Chicago Cubs-Pittsburgh Pirates game on July 8 with Bob Costas. Show More Summary

TV Sports: Mike Emrick, a Hockey Wordsmith, Preparing for a Transition to the Diamond

On July 8, the recognizable voice from NBC Sports will call his first baseball game, a Cubs-Pirates tilt, with Bob Costas on M.L.B. Network.

Karl Lunz recut Bob Costas’ 1994 NBA Finals Game 7 intro for 2016

Everything old is new again, and that’s true when it comes to the NBA Finals. Filmmaker — STASHED® (@theSTASHED) on Twitter] The post Karl Lunz recut Bob Costas’ 1994 NBA Finals Game 7 intro for 2016 appeared first on Awful Announcing.


After the death of Muhammad Ali, Bob Costas, moralistic blowhard, decided he needed to set the record straight on Cassius Clay, a complicated Kentuckian who turned against slavery even though he was born into the slaveholding class. Costas needed to call Clay an abolitionist. Ta-Nehisi Coates rebukes Costas, noting correctly that Clay was not an […]

Bob Costas To Muhammad Ali—"Well Actually..."

Bob Costas went on national television and made the kind of statement that typifies the ongoing dialogue around racism in…

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 6/3 – 6/5

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Friday, June 3 Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs (MLBN 2 pm) Local Broadcast San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz & Sam Ryan [alt: Mariners at Rangers] Saturday, June 4 Arizona Diamondbacks...Show More Summary

Bob Costas Lectures Native Americans: Redskins Name Still ‘Offensive’

Despite the fact that an overwhelming amount of Native Americans do not find the Washington Redskins team name offensive, Bob Costas thinks he knows better. The liberal sportscaster on Friday talked to the Washington Post and ignored the impact of a new poll finding 90 percent support for the moniker.

Bob Costas pulls a height joke at his own expense

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

There are times when Bob Costas can be pretentious. Then there are those times when the Holy Diminutive One pulls a joke poking fun at himself. During today’s coverage of the 141th Preakness Stakes on NBC, Carolyn Manno was in the infield...Show More Summary


WHY ARE DEMOCRAT-RUN INSTITUTIONS SUCH CESSPITS OF NARROW-MINDED CULTURAL STEREOTYPING? Bob Costas’ French stereotyping angers boating world: Bob Costas roiled the waters at the opening press conference for the New York leg of the prestigious Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series when he asked respected French skipper Franck Cammas, “Does the French team have plenty of […]

Yes, Bob Costas Pops His Collar

3 months agoSports : The Big Lead

See you in 100 days, Bob Costas! #RoadToRio — TODAY (@TODAYshow) April 27, 2016 (...)

NBC’s Olympic broadcast lineup rounding into shape

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

With less than five months to go until the Summer Olympics, NBC’s broadcast lineup is coming together in familiar form. Back in February, the network announced Bob Costas would be the studio host for the millionth straight Olympics, and now NBC has signed on two more familiar faces: long-time correspondents Mary Carillo and Jimmy Roberts. Show More Summary

Trump reveals how he would force Mexico to pay for border wall

By Bob Woodward and Robert Costa Donald Trump says he will force Mexico to pay for a border wall as president by threatening to cut off the flow of billions of dollars in payments that immigrants send home to the country, an idea that could decimate the Mexican economy and set up an unprecedented showdown […]

10 unbelievable assertions made by Donald Trump to The Post

I spent the morning reading the transcript of the interview of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump by The Post’s Bob Woodward and Robert Costa. Not since Sarah Palin’s disastrous 2008 sit-downs with Charlie Gibson, then of ABC News, and Katie Couric, then of CBS News, has my brain hurt so much. Woodward and Costa tried […]

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