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Listen: Matt Lauer Feels Sorry For Bob Costas, Hopes He Comes Back Soon

Matt Lauer said he’s only been getting a couple hours sleep each night.

670 The Score–02/14/2014

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Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time

Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.

02/13/2014

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Bob Costas Out Of Primetime Coverage For 2nd Straight Night

Matt Lauer will again replace Bob Costas, who has an eye infection.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2014

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Bob Costas Drinks Vodka On Air, Then Gets Day Off Due To Eye Infection

Bob Costas will focus on recovering from an eye infection, at least for a day.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

The Leopard, one of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascots, is presented during the opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Schadenfreude Is Drawing Me To Watch The Olympics

Will the Sochi craziness bring even more people to watch the Olympics?

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

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Baffoe: Helping You Defend Using The Washington Football Team Name

Being a sports fan is illogical. But then there is the really illogical of sports illogical.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

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Costas: Redskins Name ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The crusade to change the mascot of the Washington Redskins just received an endorsement from a high-profile TV personality.

670 The Score–10/14/2013

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TTYM: Watch NBA Players Read ‘Mean Tweets’ About Themselves And The Dumbest Quote By An Athlete Ever?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here.In this week’s That Thing You Missed NBA players read mean Tweets about themselves, get behind the scenes info from the infamous ‘Malice at the Palace’ brawl, Ochocinco’s butt slap lands him in the […]

06/17/2013

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Video: NBA Players Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Twitter has become an unrestricted area where users can anonymously say whatever they want to whomever they want without consequence.

670 The Score–06/10/2013

Bob Costas

Opinion: Bob Costas, Nobody Cares What You Think Anyway

Thanks to Bob Costas following the Jovan Belcher tragedy, it’s apparent that there is no occasion in which a liberal-minded high-profile personality in society thinks that their opinion is unwelcome.

12/10/2012

Jovan Belcher.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Belcher Tragedy Has No Bigger Meaning

It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Beaver Stadium. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Culture Change As Football Continues

Beaver Stadium will roar this year, and soon. 106,000 Penn State football fans will chant “We are!!” as their white-helmeted heroes charge from the tunnel, united against all their perceived enemies.

670 The Score–07/23/2012

Kenneth Frazier. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Goodness Amid Evil At Penn State

The good guy in this story couldn’t prevent the human tragedy, only arriving on the scene after terrible things had already happened.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2012

A heckler is tackled while interrupting the trophy ceremony for Webb Simpson of the US Open. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Webb Simpson Has U.S. Open Trophy Ceremony Interrupted By Weird, Squawking Man

After Webb Simpson’s win Sunday, the first-time Major winner had his trophy ceremony interrupted by a weird, squawking British man.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

Gerald Sandusky. (Courtesy: Office of the Attorney General)

More Details From The Sandusky Interview

More of Bob Costas’ exclusive interview with Jerry Sandusky aired Tuesday morning on NBC’s TODAY show and not surprisingly, the new parts are just as damning.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Shepkowski: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Bears-Vikings

It’s what you need to do against bad teams — beat them badly. Its not a game that anyone really learned a ton about the Bears in their thrashing of the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night; however, the Bears now sit 3-3 and are still very much alive in the race for an NFC Wild Card berth.

670 The Score–10/16/2011

Al Michaels and Bob Costas. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Costas, Michaels To Call First Game Together

Bob Costas and Al Michaels are two of the most legendary broadcasters ever. But would you believe they have never called a game together?

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011