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WATCH: Baseball's First Pitch Claims Another Celebrity Victim

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals invited legendary broadcaster Bob Costas to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Tuesday. And, like it so often happens whe...

Field of Dreams' 25th Anniversary: Some Fun Facts About the Film

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

To commemorate the occasion, Kevin Costner returned to the Iowa farm where the movie was filmed for the first time in eight years, bringing three of his children along.

Bob Costas Leaves In Middle Of Broadcast To Use Restroom

Awful Announcing | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Bob Costas is a broadcasting legend. He seems to have somehow defied the aging process. He’s one of the most re...

This Is Our Favorite Crazy Bob Costas Eye Theory Yet

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

Bob Costas's epic battle with a gross eye infection was obviously the best part of the recent Olympics in Sochi, but it wasn't quite clear just what h...

Bob Costas Defends NBC's Olympics Coverage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.04.2014 | Media

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas made his opinion of Russian president Vladimir Putin very clear on Monday night, calling him a "villain" and an "adversary...

Skiing Downhill: Olympics of Distraction

Danny Schechter | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

As the skiers race downhill, also going downhill is US relations with Russia and Venezuela where an opposition leader backed by the National Endowment for Democracy is now in jail as street protests escalate.

Bob Costas HAMMERS Russian Government At Olympics

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media

Highlights from television coverage of the Sochi Olympics: TOUGH STUFF: Bob Costas' sharp, if jarring, commentary Friday changed the na...

Sorry, Bob Costas!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.21.2014 | Media

If Bob Costas is sick of hearing jokes about his eye, well, he's out of luck. He walked right into this one from Matt Lauer on Friday's "Today." L...

EYE'M BACK: Bob Costas Returns To Host Olympics

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Bob Costas returned as host for NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage Monday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with ...

Costas Eying Olympics Return

AP | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — NBC's Bob Costas plans to make his return to NBC on Monday after being off the air for a week with an eye infection. ...

Bob Costas Is Taking Another Sick Day

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

Bob Costas and his red eyes are taking another sick day. The NBC anchor, who is suffering from a brutal eye infection, called into the "Today" show...

Bob Costas's Eye Infection: Why Pink Eye Is So Contagious

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 02/11/2014 04:45 PM EST on LiveScience News that NBC anchor Bob Costas will take a night off from t...

Bob Costas Might Wanna Get That Checked Out

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy

Bob Costas has finally stepped down from anchoring the Olympics due to an eye infection -- and not a moment too soon. Conan O'Brien took a look at Bob...

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Brian Rooney | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports
Brian Rooney

The first American hero of the 2014 Winter Olympics is the goofy and charming Sage Kotsenburg of Park City, who won the first-ever slopestyle snowboarding competition.

Bob Costas Explained What's Going On With His Eye

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

Bob Costas has seen better days. He has also seen better. The veteran sportscaster had a noticeably swollen and red left eye when he made his prim...

Michael Calderone

NBC Olympics Coverage Won't Ignore Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- Bob Costas, the face of NBC’s primetime Sochi Olympics coverage, recently made headlines by telling the Associated Press that he was m...

Surprise, Surprise! A&E Suspends Its Suspension of Phil Robertson

Brian Joyce | Posted 03.02.2014 | Media
Brian Joyce

When A&E suspended Phil Robertson, it chose profits over Phil Robertson. When A&E reinstated Phil Robertson, it chose profits over gay people. The network never cared about gay people, and it never cared about Phil Robertson.

Washington Redskins: Snyder Will Change 'Redskins' Name for One Reason Only

Dexter Rogers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

One of the perks of capitalism is to have the ability to name your entity what you wish or carry on a pre-existing one. The ability to name and anoint signifies power and jurisdictional control over that which is named.

Politics and Sports Mixed Long Before Bob Costas

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The premise of the complaint that we don't normally have to endure politicization of our major national sporting events is simply false. Examples abound, but the most unrelenting one is the steady diet sports fans have been fed of nearly compulsory worshipfulness of our armed forces.

WATCH: Bob Costas Tears Down Redskins Name

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

Bob Costas felt that halftime of the latest installment of NBC's "Sunday Night Football" was "an appropriate time" to address the controversy swirling...

HBO Doc on Marty Glickman: Swish!

Terry Lyons | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Whether you grew up in Canarsie or The Bronx, whether you attended Cardinal Hayes or Power Memorial, whether you were a fan of Joe Namath of the Jets or Fran Tarkenton of the football Giants, or whether you rooted for Mickey, Willie or the Duke, one thing was for sure. You loved Marty Glickman.

What the Media Won't Say About Chris Lane's Murder

Will Bunch | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Will Bunch

While no one can reasonably claim that this Oklahoma tragedy has been ignored, there's one aspect of the killing that jumps off the page, and yet -- but for a couple of isolated exceptions -- has been all but banned as a topic for discussion.

WATCH: Bob Costas Makes Minor League Announcer's Dream Come True

Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing There are hundreds, if not thousands of broadcasters working hard away from the limelight of the major leagues in m...

Don Rickles "Rickled" at the Friars Club Roast -eh, Toast

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The night was not exactly like the baudy The Aristocrats, a film featuring comedians telling roughly the same story, each one raunchier than the one b...

Bob Costas on Being Commissioner, Changes Major League Baseball Needs and Race

Dexter Rogers | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

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.