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 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
There's a new theory floating around as to the cause of Bob Costas' eye infection that sidelined him from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: botox.
Bob Costas suffered an eye infection during the Sochi Olympics, but The New York Post‘s Page Six claims to have an exclusive scoop on the reason why: “botched Botox.” That’s right, Page Six claims a source told them that “Bob’s eye infection was due to botched Botox. This isn’t the first time he’s had it.” [...]
If you were a TV host with a huge gig on the horizon — the ding dang Olympics — you might make an appointment to get a little freshen up with the cosmetic surgeon. Who could blame you? You want to look your best when the whole world is watching. But what if something went wrong and your eyes got red and your vision got blurry? Read more...
The greatest mystery of our time is the truth behind Bob Costas' pink eye that became the biggest media story of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Did Bob splash some tainted Sochi water in his face? Did he touch a doorknob and rub nasty germs...Show More Summary
Not so private eyes.
Aside from a now-traditional lack of enough live coverage, pretty awful commentary, a ridiculous over-abundance of a strangely limited rotation of ads, making Bode Miller cry and Bob Costas' double eye infection, NBC did a pretty good...Show More Summary
Monday night, Bill O'Reilly welcomed NBC Sports' Bob Costas as his guest on The O'Reilly Factor and delivered some even stronger than usual ratings for Fox News. O'Reilly averaged 458K viewers in the 25-54 demo, beating CNN and MSNBC combined at 8pm.
Appearing on the “O’Reilly Factor” last night, NBC primetime Olympics host Bob Costas defended criticism of his commentary about Russian President Vladamir Putin during the Sochi Olympics. Starting with the fact he was reluctant to come...Show More Summary
Bob Costas joined Bill O'Reilly Monday night to defend his coverage of Vladimir Putin and Russia during the Sochi Olympics from conservative critics, saying that Putin is unquestionably a "villain" and an "adversary."
NBC’s Bob Costas will be a guest on a live edition of the “O’Reilly Factor” tonight, recounting his recent experience anchoring the Olympics in Sochi while commenting on the tumultuous situation between Russia and Ukraine. Toward the...Show More Summary
Our colleague Bob Costa is out with a revealing look at Rep. Paul Ryan's critique of the war on poverty and plans to propose a significant overhaul of the safety net in his upcoming budget. This morning, Ryan released a 200-page report on the "War on Poverty: 50 years later." Read below. WarOnPoverty50 (PDF) WarOnPoverty50 […]
Ukrainian leader accuses Moscow of trying to seize territory http://t.co/dJ3OEyyhpf — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 28, 2014 Now read this:Phyllis Schlafly Wants Ukraine-Style Uprising Against Obama (Feb 25, 2014) Bob CostasShow More Summary
Did you know Jeff Gordon and NBC announcer Bob Costas used to live one floor from each other in New York City? And that Sting and Denzel Washington also lived in the same building? Gordon was on the Dan Patrick Show Friday, and got the chance to chat with his former neighbor, who was sitting alongside Patrick. Show More Summary
Post-Sochi, Bob Costas spent nearly two full hours this morning hanging out with Dan Patrick in the Man Cave. The NBC Sports colleagues began of course by revisiting the Winter Olympics eye mess, followed by a series of high-profileShow More Summary
We tend to recognize firsts on every playing field in pop culture. Recently we learned that NBC's Meredith Vieira was the first woman to host a prime-time Olympics broadcast (because her colleague Bob Costas had redness and swellingShow More Summary
The massive media attention paid during the Sochi Winter Olympics to Bob Costas‘ eye problems and replacement-duty by Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira obscured another worthy performance: Billy Bush. The Access Hollywood host was sensationally...Show More Summary
The Winter Olympics provided many, many moments of great levity, least of which the monstrous infection that took over portions of Bob Costas' face. To commemorate the off-beat moments from the broadcast booth, NBCOlympics.com has collected the funniest announcing calls from Sochi. Show More Summary