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Costas: Athletes Shouldn’t Have Guns

Bob Costas told Seth Myers it’s “undeniable” that there’s a “gun culture” in sports. “Here’s what I would say to anybody who any time they hear the word guns automatically goes off, like, ‘Oh, they’re going to repeal the Second Amendment,’” Costas said. “Let’s make a bet, you and me. Let’s say over the next […]

Bob Costas Offers Wager To His Gun Critics

Politico: Sports broadcaster Bob Costas is not backing down in the face of criticism for his outspoken advocacy of gun control. In fact, he’s challenging his critics to a bet. Costas was asked about the controversial political positions he has taken on the air, including gun control, in an interview with “Late Night” host Seth […]

Bob Costas Bets That Athletes Can't Be Trusted With Guns

While being interviewed by Late Night host Seth Meyers, NBC analyst Bob Costas bet athletes cannot be trusted with guns. According to Politico, Costas said there is a "gun culture" and referenced "dozens if not hundreds of sorry incidents" tied to athletes and guns that took place prior to his initial 2012 NFL halftime speech on gun control. Show More Summary

Bob Costas Tells NBC's Seth Meyers That Only 'Extreme' People Were Heard Opposing Him on Guns

Longtime NBC sportscaster Bob Costas appeared on Wednesday's edition of the network's hour-long Late Night program, which is hosted by Seth Myers. The former member of the Saturday Night Live cast threw softball questions at his guest...Show More Summary

Bob Costas defends his political statements on ‘Late Night’

Bob Costas has always been a pretty good late night TV guest. He’s quick-witted and pretty much game for anything. It isn’t on YouTube, but an episode of the old Late Night show with Conan O’Brien where the show did a meta version of an episode as a baseball game, with Costas providing the play-by-play particularly strikes […]

Bob Costas Defends His ‘Gun Culture’ Comments to Seth Meyers

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Last night NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas sat down with Seth Meyers on Late Night and during the interview offered up a strong defense of his tendency to discuss politics in the context of sports. Costas caused some controversy by bringing...Show More Summary

NBC Sports Isn’t Paying Elliott to Be on the Bench

Josh Elliott, the former “Good Morning America” anchor hired Wednesday by NBC Sports, is a reasonable candidate to replace Bob Costas as the prime-time Olympic host when he decides to step aside.

Elliott's move to NBC could challenge Costa, Lauer

Josh Elliott’s decision to leave “Good Morning America” was not motivated by money but by “a bigger job down the road” at NBC — which should have both Matt Lauer and Bob Costas worried, sources tell Confidenti@l.

Josh Elliott reportedly leaving GMA for NBC Sports

Bob Costas and the most infamous pink eye in broadcast TV history caused many to begin to think about NBC’s potential Olympic future without the longtime host.  Costas is now 62 years old and had hosted 157 consecutive nights in Olympic primetime before his eyes turned into watermelons in Russia.  In fact, NBC Sports chairman […]

Have you ever seen a white blue marlin? Now you have, thanks to...

Have you ever seen a white blue marlin? Now you have, thanks to Bob and Karen Weaver. The couple were fishing off the coast of Los Sueños, Costa Rica aboard the Spanish Fly when they caught and released what both the International Game...Show More Summary

Anti-Gun Bob Costas: No, I’m Not a Hypocrite For Having Armed Security

See, here’s the thing.  A leftist never promotes something he intends to abide by.  Ever: On March 9th NBC’s Bob Costas dismissed criticism of his having armed guards while disparaging “gun culture” by saying his guards were NBC andShow More Summary

NBC’s Bob Costas Admits He Leans Left-of-Center [Video]

In an interview with Howard Kurtz of MediaBuzz, which aired last Sunday, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas acknowledged that politically he leans left-of-center, and compared himself to Juan Williams of Fox News. KURTZ: …So is Bob Costas a wild-eyed liberal who happens to have a deep voice and a love of sports? COSTAS: No, No. I […]

FNC’s ‘MediaBuzz’ Back On Top With Second Biggest Ratings Yet

This past Sunday FNC’s MediaBuzz celebrated its six-month anniversary with its second highest rated telecast  yet, featuring an interview with NBC’s Bob Costas about the eye infection that sidelined him during his network’s coverage of the Sochi Games as well as his coverage of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Show More Summary

Mark Levin on Bob Costas: He's a 'Damn Fool,' Not a 'Juan Williams Liberal'

He may call himself a "Bernie Goldberg conservative" and a "Juan Williams liberal" but in truth, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas is simply "a damn fool" who "has abused [his] role" on the network's airwaves to trash the constitutional right of "we the people" to keep and bear arms, syndicated radio host Mark Levin argued on his March 10 program. Show More Summary

Anti-Gun Bob Costas: Of Course I'm Not a Hypocrite For Having Armed Security

Anti-gun NBC anchor Bob Costas, the guy who infamously went on a rant about America's gangster gun culture before the Super Bowl last...

Bob Costas Dismisses Criticism of 'Armed Guards' as NFL, NBC Security

On March 9th NBC's Bob Costas dismissed criticism of his having armed guards while disparaging "gun culture" by saying his guards were NBC and NFL security, not "personal" bodyguards. He did this while being interviewed by Fox News's...Show More Summary

Bob Costas Botox: Source Said Beauty Treatment Caused Red Eyes During Olympics

Bob Costas blamed pink eye for the visible infection he had during NBC’s primetime coverage of the Sochi Olympics last month, but a new report suggest that the real cause may have been a botched Botox injection. Costas showed up to the beginning of Olympics coverage with bright red eyes, which he told viewers were... Show More Summary

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