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John Ourand covers television and media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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NBC Leaves Bob Costas Off Super Bowl LII Coverage; Did Recent Comments Play Role?

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 18

One name conspicuously absent from NBC's planned Super Bowl coverage is legendary broadcaster Bob Costas. When Costas announced that he was stepping down as NBC’s primetime Olympic host, the network said it would use him on bigger NFL events, like the Super Bowl. But when NBC published its rel...

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