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Here's Bob Costas Taking Some Swings In A Batting Cage

8 hours agoSports : Deadspin

A reader who was in Cooperstown, New York, during this year's baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony sends along this video of Bob Costas takin' some cuts in the local batting cage. Read more...

Bob Costas -- Disses 50 Cent ... Seriously

Bob Costas' street cred is at an all-time high... 'cause the guy just talked some serious smack about 50 Cent. Check it out -- we were talking to Bob about the fact he got a "do-over" after a terrible first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game…

Bob Costas asks for first pitch do-over

Following a bad ceremonial first pitch, most people shrug sheepishly and slink off the mound — if they’re even pitching from the mound. Bob Costas is not most people.

Bob Costas Throws Twice After Royally Botching First Pitch at Cardinals Game

You know what’s a real indication of the decline of Western civilization? Bob Costas double-dipping at the first-pitch altar. The longtime NBC Sports personality stepped up to deliver the honorary toss at Tuesday night’s St. Louis Cardinals game and ended up doubling down. Show More Summary

Bob Costas Takes a Mulligan on Ceremonial First Pitch Before Cardinals-Reds Game (Video)

Right now 50 Cent is saying “what the hell is a mulligan?” However, in a few seconds, after one of his people explains that a mulligan is a golf term that means free do-over, he’s going to be like, “why didn’t anyone tell me you could take one of those?” You will recall, of course, […]

Bob Costas throws bad first pitch, demands a second

Before Tuesday night’s Reds-Cardinals game in St. Louis, Bob Costas threw out the first pitch. His first attempt at least made it to the general area around home plate, but it sailed wide. Then, Costas did something unprecedented – he demanded a SECOND first pitch, as the MLB Tonight studio crew got on his case. […]

Bob Costas Threw Two First Pitches Because The First One Was So Bad

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Bob Costas threw the ceremonial first pitch(es) in St. Louis tonight and missed badly on his first toss. After fist-exploding with the Cardinals mascot, he cooly jogged to the rubber for his pitch. It's unclear if it was nerves or just the adrenaline pumping, but he airmailed his first throw through the left-handed batter's box. Show More Summary

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 8/18 – 8/24

Monday, August 18 Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Royals at Twins] Tuesday, August 19 Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8PM) Bob Costas, John Smoltz [alt: Jays at Brewers] Wednesday, August 20 New York Mets at Oakland Athletics (MLBN 3:30 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Jays at Brewers 2pm] Los Angeles Angels […]

Texas radio host gets Dallas Cowboys “World Champs 2015? tattoo

I have no idea why asinine tattoos proclaiming sports titles yet to be won is becoming a thing.  But, as Bob Costas once said, it is indeed proof of the decline of Western civilization. Some bozo radio host in Texas, (does his name even matter?) decided to get a Dallas Cowboys World Champs 2015 tattoo in […]

Bryant Gumbel Says Smart Things About Tony La Russa And Mark McGwire

4 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

We'll take any allies in the war on the war on PEDs, even if that ally is the most self-satisfied broadcaster on television, a man who makes Bob Costas look like Woody Allen. Listen to Bryant Gumbel here. He speaks truth. Read more....

Bob Costas: We Need to Quit the ‘Politically Correct BS’ About Sterling

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Bob Costas sat down with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki over the weekend to discuss the intersection of sports and politics, and in talking about the Donald Sterling saga, Costas bemoaned all the "politically correct BS" that emerged in the wake of his racist rantings.

Really?? Bob Costas Tells MSNBC – “Stop Blaming White Racism For All Of Black People’s Problems”

Bob Costas Says White Racism Not To Blame For All Black People’s Problems Veteran sportscaster Bob Costas has been known not to hold his tongue in the past and during a recent visit to MSNBC, he caused more than a

Costas: NBC Should Say ‘Politically Correct BS’ on Sterling Controversy Spurring Race Dialogue

While talking about the ramifications of Donald Sterling‘s controversial racial comments, Bob Costas noted some points his network should have made. “When people say, ‘well, this is an opportunity to open up a dialogue on race,’ here...Show More Summary

Bob Costas Slams NBC For Insisting Donald Sterling Represents Larger Racial Problems in America: ‘Politically Correct BS'

Bob Costas, liberal sportscaster for NBC, had some harsh words for his own network’s handling of the Donald Sterling controversy earlier this year. Costas appeared on MSNBC’s Up w/ Steve Kornacki on Saturday, July 5 and mocked the idea that there was widespread debate over the appropriateness of Sterling’s racist comments. Show More Summary

Bob Costas Wants MSNBC To Stop Blaming Whitey For ‘Issues Afflicting Black America’

Legendary sportscaster and political lightning rod Bob Costas has apparenly tired of only getting hate mail from right-wingers, because on Saturday morning’s Up with Steve Kornacki, he blew a big wet kiss to all of the conservatives who think that MSNBC hosts are the real racists for always blaming racist things on racism. Costas, who has [...]

Bob Costas: Not All Black Community's Afflictions Caused by White Racism

Saturday on MSNBC's "Up With Steve Kornacki," NBC sportscaster Bob Costas offer a critique of how the U.S. mainstream media handles race issue starting with the example of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. He said SterlingShow More Summary

Kevin Costner returns to 'Field of Dreams' site for movie's 25th anniversary

Kevin Costner and Timothy Busfield returned to the Field of Dreams site in Dyersville, Iowa, this weekend to celebrate the movie's 25th anniversary. Also on hand was broadcaster Bob Costas, who hosted a Q&A with the cast on Friday.

MLB Network to air roundtable on pitcher injuries

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

This weekend, MLB Network will be airing a roundtable discussion focusing on injuries to pitchers in baseball. The roundtable will air at 4 PM on Saturday and again at 8 PM on Sunday, and will feature Bob Costas moderating the panel, which includes Dr. David Altcheck, Tom House, Jim Kaat, Tom Verducci, and John Smoltz. […]

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