I think Bob Costas is just trying to be cute and sarcastic in this clip from Sunday’s U.S. Open Championship coverage, when he took a break to recap the bottom [...]
Bob Costas was covering the U.S. Open this weekend, but he took a break to give the world a piece of his baseball mind. The video (thanks to Amazin' Avenue): To be fair, this was almost certainly a little tongue-in-cheek. You can tell...Show More Summary
Monday, June 17 Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals (ESPN 7PM) Dave O’Brien, Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone Tuesday, June 18 Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Yankees (MLBN 7PM) Bob Costas, John Smoltz [Alt: Orioles @ Tigers] Wednesday, June...Show More Summary
Following a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap off a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Chicago Cubs, the New York Mets improved their record to 25-39 on the season. That still leaves them 13.5 games back of the Atlanta Braves for top spot in the NL East, and an identical 13.5 games back [...]
Soaring national debt, a generation communicating in 140 characters or less and home run celebrations by the New York Mets. What do all these have in common? Well, one of them is tearing at the social fabric of America, according to Bob Costas. Show More Summary
Bob Costas is a fantastic sports journalist, but geez Bob, lighten up a little bit! Costas was on hosting duties for NBC's coverage of the US Open this weekend which meant little more than cut-ins with important thoughts and a couple...Show More Summary
NBC sportscaster Bob Costas be damned, the celebration that ensued after Kirk Nieuwenhuis ' walk-off homer lifted the New York Mets to a 4-3 comeback win over the Chicago Cubs epitomized why sports are worth watching and hapless teams are worth following. Show More Summary
Sure thing Bob.
"The Wrestler" star Mickey Rourke won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for a performance clearly enhanced with the use of drugs. Why isn't Bob Costas complaining about that?
From former NBA stars like Shaq to current stars like Chris Paul to contributors like Bob Costas and Bill Simmons, the above video does a great job of including as many different perspectives as possible, illustrating just how much hate really goes around during NBA games. Luckily, everyone involved here seems to be laughing off the anger.
Though delayed by overtime hockey, Costas Tonight eventually devoted a whole hour last night to a re-examination of the Freeh report. Bob Costas said at the outset—and at the end of the program—that he had invited Louis Freeh and NCAA president Mark Emmert to participate in the discussion. They declined. Which meant the pro-Paterno camp had the floor to themselves. Read more...
NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen and radio host Dan Patrick were recently runners-up at the Sports Emmys to perennial winner Bob Costas. But that still leaves the business of ceremonial first-pitch bragging rights. On Sunday, before the Dodgers game against the Cardinals, Eisen threw out a high, right ceremonial first ball. Show More Summary
I decided to reach out to Costas and gauge his potential interest in being commissioner. I also wanted to know Costas' thoughts about possible changes he would make in baseball.
Tuesday, May 21 New York Yankees @ Baltimore Orioles (MLBN 7PM) Bob Costas, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci [Alt: Rays @ Blue Jays] Wednesday, May 22 Cincinnati Reds @ New York Mets (MLBN 1PM) Local Broadcast [Alt: Dodgers @ Brewers] Chicago...Show More Summary
Appearing on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Sunday, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas said senators who opposed universal background checks in the failed Toomey-Manchin bill were cowardly and "beyond feckless." Costas said, "there's a large...Show More Summary
Bob Costas backtracked on his recent suggestions that CBS golf announcers should use airtime during their coverage of The Masters to talk more about the history of exclusion at Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club. He made his remarks during an appearance on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Friday. Show More Summary
Showing his disdain for NRA members, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas mocked those who attended the NRA Convention in Houston earlier this month and said today's defenders of the Second Amendment were not people the country's founders had in mind when ratifying the Constitution. Show More Summary
Appearing on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on May 17, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas asked for one example of an assault rifle with a high capacity magazine being used for a constructive purpose. His exact words: "Give me one example where...Show More Summary
The 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards took place last night. Year after year Bob Costas picks up his award for best studio host... and not much else happens. The Sports Emmys aren't televised, and nobody outside network PR departments seems to care who wins. Show More Summary