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Bob Costas Talks Penn State, Syracuse Scandals On 'The Daily Show'

Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

Even Bob Costas was surprised by the interview he conducted with former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky -- who is charged with molesti...

Jets Player Accuses Bills WR Of Disrespecting 9/11 With TD Celebration

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

Last Sunday against the Jets, Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson accomplished a remarkable feat in football foolishness. After scoring a touchdown ...

Bob Costas' Scathing Rant On NFL Touchdown Celebrations

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

Not long after Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson mocked Plaxico Burress by pretending to shoot himself in the thigh during a touchdown celebr...

Jason Linkins

Here Are Some Thoughts I Had For America!: This Week In Pundit Pontifications | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.18.2011 | Media

["Here Are Some Thoughts I Had For America!" is a column that grinds up only the very finest American punditry and pontificating of the past week thro...

Bob Costas: He Put the Rock in Rock Center

Shelley Ross | Posted 01.15.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

Oh, the joy to watch a brilliant news interview, the work of a master such as Bob Costas who, like a knight out of our journalism story books, charged...

Why Penn State's Sandusky Isn't A Grown Up

Delia Lloyd | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports
Delia Lloyd

To my mind, Jerry Sandusky's crime wasn't being sexually attracted to young boys. I'm willing to believe that he couldn't change that about himself. His crime was allowing himself to be in a physical space that allowed him to act upon those urges.

Even Bob Costas Surprised By Jerry Sandusky Interview

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NBC worked feverishly to spread the word about Bob Costas' exclusive interview with former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandu...

Will Sandusky Interview Haunt Him In Trial?

AP | MARK SCOLFORO, MARYCLAIRE DALE and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A former Penn State graduate assistant cited by a grand jury report as claiming he saw an ex-assistant football coach sexua...

WATCH: Bob Costas Speaks Out About Jerry Sandusky Interview

Posted 01.15.2012 | Media

Bob Costas appeared on Tuesday's "Morning Joe" to discuss his riveting interview with Jerry Sandusky, the alleged Penn State child rapist. Costas i...

Sandusky: 'I Am Innocent Of Those Charges'

AP | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

By GENARO C. ARMAS, The Associated Press U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday asked for a hearing into how federal laws apply to the investigation of the...

TRANSCRIPT: Jerry Sandusky Interviewed By Bob Costas

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

On Monday evening, Jerry Sandusky broke his silence. Facing 40 counts of sexual abuse against eight boys over a 15-year span, the former Penn State de...

Mets: The Effect of the Media

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

I am sick and tired of hearing how the Mets are going to be awful this year. Spring training is supposed to bring about a time of positivity and happiness.

Bob Costas Rips MLB Commissioner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas sharply criticized baseball commissioner Bud Selig on the Dan Patrick Show over his decision to not expand instant replay ...

NFL's Latest Family Feud: Jim Brown vs. the Cleveland Browns

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

Famous running back Jim Brown could score one last touchdown by reminding everybody that equal opportunity does not exist in the current world economic order.

He's Wrong and He's Ugly, But He Told Some Pretty Good Stories

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

Radio host Sid Rosenberg may have left the building (and the area, for that matter) but he has been, and always will be, a New Yorker.

The F Word: Hard At Work Figuring Out Imbalance

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

For a little balance on the deal reached between New York City's residential building owners and their hard working janitors and doormen -- It's not a...

Olympic Speed Dating: The Event to Bring Back the Winter Olympics

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Tannen

I've got the perfect way to spice up the next Winter Olympics: Speed Dating. Rather than simply finding a good match, the goal is to run through all five stages of a normal relationship, in approximately one to two weeks.

An Open Letter to Bob Costas

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

I wanted to tell you that you're a paragon of journalists. Not for a moment have you revealed even the tiniest hint of emotion on your face. However, Bob, it's time to break up with your plastic surgeon.

NBC de-Greens the Winter Olympics

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

Based on the amount of sports actually being aired, there is a tremendous waste of energy being spent from both a broadcast and viewing point of view.

Friday Talking Points [112] -- Public Option's Last Stand

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Before we begin here, I'd like to humbly propose a new law. No American television station should be allowed to have an exclusive contract for any Ol...

Stephen Colbert Gets In Fireplace During Costas Interview (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"The Colbert Report" is off this week, but in case you needed a reminder of how great Colbert is, please watch the video him climbing in a fireplace d...

Stephen Colbert in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Alex Firmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Stephen Colbert, an official member of the U.S. Olympic Speedskating team, taped his first Olympics-themed episode of "The Colbert Report" in Vancouve...

Reeling Bears Spurn Bob Costas, NBC Sunday Night Football Interviews

Chicago Sun-Times | Brad Biggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a sign of how difficult things have become in the Bears' world, the beleaguered team stunned a network giant Wednesday by rejecting NBC's request f...

Bob Costas To Host Pregame Show From NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Game Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Bob Costas will host NBC's "Sunday Night Football" pregame show from the site of the game starting this season. The network announce...

Costas Interviews President Obama

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Before President Obama stepped on the pitcher's mound at Busch Stadium to throw out the 2009 All Star Game's first pitch, he took a moment to talk wit...