Bob Costas has been an absolute trooper for NBC during their coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but he has been battling a nasty looking eye infection that has left him as the punchline for a number of jokes throughout social media.
There is some good news for Costas, however, because he is finally getting the night off which will leave the people wondering if he has pink eye or if he’s high looking for something new to talk about.
NBC announced the move on Tuesday morning:
“We’re going to the bullpen and you’re Mariano Rivera,” Costas to Matt Lauer, who will host primetime & late night tonight as Costas rests
— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 11, 2014
Personally, I think NBC missed a golden opportunity to allow Johnny Weir to take center stage and entertain the nation.
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