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  1. Belmont Stakes: NBC Beefs Up Coverage as Triple Crown Hopeful Looks to Boost Ratings (Video)

    2:28 pm PDT 06/03/2014
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    As California Chrome attempts to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 36 years, NBC is doubling its coverage and airing a special documentary on the thoroughbred Cinderella story. READ MORE

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  2. NBC Tops Sports Emmy Awards, Ted Turner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    10:25 pm PDT 05/06/2014
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    NBC Sports Group won six awards at Tuesday's ceremony in New York City, while Fox, HBO Sports and the MLB Network took home five awards each. READ MORE

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  3. Josh Elliott's Messy 'GMA' Exit: Can He Rebound at NBC?

    5:00 am PDT 04/02/2014
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    A contract standoff, terse emails, a $10 million salary demand: Why ABC's morning news star quit for a sports job and what it means for Bob Costas and Matt Lauer. READ MORE

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  4. Sochi Olympics: 15 Watercooler Moments From the 2014 Winter Games

    12:40 pm PST 02/19/2014
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    THR takes a look at the memorable moments, including the opening ceremony malfunction, Bob Costas' pinkeye, Shaun White's failure to medal and figure skater Ashley Wagner's meme-inspiring reaction to her scores. READ MORE

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  5. Sochi's Buzz Problem: Pinkeye and Awkward Interviews Outshine Athletes

    5:00 am PST 02/19/2014
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    Bob Costas' absence and a lack of breakout stars on Team USA make NBC's mixed ratings victory one that shows signs of fatigue. READ MORE

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  6. Sochi: Bob Costas Returns to NBC's Olympics Telecast After 'Ill-Timed Affliction'

    5:32 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    The longtime Olympics host, still battling an eye infection, opened Monday's primetime broadcast with some humor: "I'm Bob Costas, sitting in tonight for Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira." READ MORE

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  7. Sochi: Bob Costas Explains Where He's Been During Pinkeye Recovery

    10:55 am PST 02/17/2014
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    After spending the better part of the last week in a dark room, the NBC Sports personality resumes anchoring the Winter Olympics on Monday: "It won't look as bad as what it did the last night on the air." READ MORE

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  8. Sochi: Returning Host Bob Costas Says, 'If I Waited Until I Was 100 Percent, the Olympics Would Be Over' (Video)

    7:00 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The veteran sportscaster talks about why he'll resume anchoring NBC's primetime coverage on Monday and how he owes substitute hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira. READ MORE

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  9. Sochi: Bob Costas Could Be Benched for Duration of Winter Olympics

    10:35 am PST 02/14/2014
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    As NBC readies its fourth night without the sportscaster, executive producer Jim Bell says the ailing anchor is slow to recover -- though they won't consider taking him off the roster completely until next week. READ MORE

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  10. Sochi: Meredith Vieira to Make Olympic History Filling in for Bob Costas (Video)

    6:11 am PST 02/14/2014
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    The former "Today" host will be the first woman to anchor NBC's primetime coverage of the games solo. READ MORE

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  11. Sochi: Bob Costas 'Hoping I'm Back by the Weekend,' 'Certainly' for Second Half (Audio)

    10:35 am PST 02/13/2014
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    The longtime NBC Olympics broadcaster was in good spirits as he spoke with Ryan Seacrest, giving an optimistic update on his recovery from an eye infection. READ MORE

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  12. Sochi: Matt Lauer Filling in For Bob Costas on Olympics Coverage Again

    6:50 am PST 02/12/2014
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    The sports broadcaster's absence, due to an eye infection, continues despite hopes that Lauer's substitution would be just for one night. READ MORE

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  13. Sochi: Get Well Soon Bob Costas -- And Hurry Back

    5:46 pm PST 02/11/2014
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    All eyes on you. READ MORE

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  14. Sochi: Matt Lauer to Fill in for Bob Costas on Primetime Olympics Coverage (Video)

    6:22 am PST 02/11/2014
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    The veteran sports broadcaster has been struggling with an eye infection since the beginning of the Games. READ MORE

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  15. Olympics: Obama, Bob Costas Chat About 'Tough Guy' Putin During Interview (Video)

    4:22 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    The network broadcasted the interview, conducted Thursday, on Friday afternoon, ahead of the opening ceremonies. READ MORE

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  16. Sochi Olympics: NBC Reveals Strategy on Terror Threat, Anti-Gay Uproar

    8:00 am PST 01/08/2014
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    "We go there with our eyes open," says Matt Lauer of the controversies plaguing the Games as the network preps an unprecedented coverage blitz. READ MORE

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  17. 5 Things to Know About NBC's Russian-American Olympics Commentator Vladimir Pozner

    11:43 am PST 12/31/2013
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    The veteran newsman will join Bob Costas' "Late Night Olympics Show" during the Winter Games in Sochi next month. READ MORE

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  18. Olympic Hopefuls Sing Sochi Wishes for NBC's Bob Costas (Exclusive Video)

    1:28 pm PST 12/02/2013
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    The network recruited a handful of music-minded Olympic athletes for a humorous and holiday-themed "12 Days of Sochi" sing-a-long music video. READ MORE

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  19. Bob Costas Calls Redskins' Name 'an Insult, a Slur' (Video)

    7:20 am PDT 10/14/2013
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    The NBC sportscaster weighed in on the controversy over Washington's moniker during the team's Sunday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys. READ MORE

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  20. Bob Costas Revisits 'A League of Their Own' on MLB Network (Video)

    12:38 pm PST 01/27/2013
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    Director Penny Marshall tells the sportscaster Demi Moore turned down the starring role because she was pregnant: “Bruce Willis literally screwed her out of the part." READ MORE

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