Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

Bob Costas’ eyes work; NBC host returns to Olympic coverage on Monday night

See also

Bob Costas and his eyes are returning to work on Monday. The sports journalist has been battling pink eye in both eyes and actually had to step away from NBC Olympic coverage until he was better. Well, it appears prayers have been answered as NBC announced on Sunday that Costas will be in the studio reporting the Olympics on Monday.

“Back in action on the set today, Bob Costas returns tomorrow night!” tweeted NBC Olympics from their official Twitter account. Including a picture of the broadcaster on set, it looked like Bob might still be wearing the glasses, but his eyes are working. It also looked like he could see the teleprompter and find the camera, so his rehearsals seem to be moving forward too.

For the past week Bob Costas has been dealing with a serious eye infection in both eyes. One of the most beloved Olympic broadcasters, the man has had to step away from the desk to deal with his health issue. Over the past few days this has meant a few substitutes who have filled in for evening programming. While nobody is complaining, the viewers will agree that nobody holds a candle to Bob Costas’ enthusiasm for the Olympics.

Hopefully he will rest up those eyes and be ready for Monday’s work. America just can’t wait to see him!

Advertisement

Sports

  • Stephen A. Smith apologizes
    Stephen A. Smith: Ray Rice rant was 'most egregious error of my career'
    Video
    Domestic Violence
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • New York Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox World Series ring to owner
    MLB News
  • Brees gets tested
    Saints Drew Brees says he has 10 years left in NFL, immediately gets drug tested
    NFL News
  • Bryan subdues burglar
    Former WWE champ Daniel Bryan holds down burglar with submission move
    Fight Sports
  • Grave defiler identified
    Die-hard Browns fan identified in Art Modell’s grave defiling video
    Crimes & Court