Bob Costas

In a photo provided by NBC Olympics, NBC's Bob Costas prepares for broadcast at an anchor desk in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Costas plans to make his return to NBC on Monday after being off the air for a week with an eye infection. (AP Photo/NBC Olympics)

Costas returns to Olympic coverage

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Bob Costas returns as host for NBC’s prime-time Olympic coverage Tuesday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with a sharpened sense of respect for the colleagues and crew who […]


Meredith Vieira  (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

Meredith Vieira to sub for Bob Costas on NBC

NBC is turning to Meredith Vieira on Friday and probably at least one other day to substitute for Bob Costas, who continues to be held off the network’s prime-time Olympics broadcast because of an eye […]


Shaun White of the United States wipes his face after colliding the edge of the half pipe during the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Olympic Viewing: Soggy pipes, groovin’ luger

Highlights from coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics: GRACE UNDER PRESSURE: NBC snowboard analyst Todd Richards noted that American Shaun White was “trying to be gracious” after finishing fourth in his bid for a third […]


Bob Costas (AP photo)

NBC’s Costas sitting out with eye infection

With both eyes reddened by an infection, NBC’s Bob Costas said he will sit out the network’s prime-time Olympics coverage on Tuesday. Taking his place in Sochi will be “Today” anchor Matt Lauer. Costas has […]


Bob Costas (AP photo)

Costas wishes he had more time to talk

NEW YORK (AP) – Bob Costas isn’t backing down from his halftime comments on gun violence, but he wishes he had more time.


Olympic Viewing: Another banner night

Armchair Olympic Review (AP) RATINGS: A month ago, NBC executives were convinced they would lose money telecasting the London Olympics. Five nights into it, they now report the company will at least break even. The […]



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