Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Bob Costas

  • Bob Costas, Charles Barkley, John McEnroe debate gun control

    Bob Costas. (Getty Images)On Sunday evening, during his halftime commentary segment on "Sunday Night Football," Bob Costas took his allotted 90 seconds to address the culture of guns in American society, in connection with the previous day's Kansas ...

  • Bob Costas on gun control comments: 'Availability of guns makes mayhem easier'

    NBC Sports' Bob Costas speaks out in this exclusive interview with Lawrence O'Donnell about his Sunday night comments on the gun culture of America and the murder-suicide committed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher.

  • Bob Costas: US Needs 'More Comprehensive, More Sensible Gun Control' Laws

    Sportscaster Bob Costas says some people "misunderstood" his comments about Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide during "Sunday Night Football" this weekend, but he stands by his stance that gun laws need to change.

  • Bob Costas addresses 'mistake' and gun control

    NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas says it was a "mistake" to mention gun control on air Sunday in discussing the murder-suicide committed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher because his choice of words "left it open for too much miscommunication ...

  • Bob Costas says gun control segment a bad choice in allotted time frame

    NBC broadcaster Bob Costas says he erred in trying to take on too complex a subject in too tight of a time frame with his gun-control commentary during halftime of Sunday Night Football—a piece that created considerable controversy in the wake of the ...

  • The Shill Becomes a Journalist: How Bob Costas Finally Took Advantage of His ...

    Taking potshots at Bonnie Bob Costas, America's premier sports broadcaster, is a national pastime almost as popular as the spectacles he fronts.

  • Bob Costas gun commentary makes crazy Ted Nugent angry

    "We thought Bob Costas was smarter than that. Only fools blame tools instead of human failings. Shame Bob. Blaming guns for crime is like blaming helmuts for headbutts.

  • Bob Costas wishes he had more time to talk

    NEW YORK - Bob Costas isn't backing down from his halftime comments on gun violence, but he wishes he had more time. The NBC sportscaster gave interviews Tuesday to Dan Patrick and Lawrence O'Donnell about his Sunday-night halftime commentary ...

  • Bob Costas calls Jovan Belcher commentary "a mistake"

    Bob Costas said he made a "mistake," violating his own rule of not trying to compress a nuanced topic into small bit of air time, with his controversial halftime commentary Sunday night on the murder-suicide committed by Jovan Belcher of the Kansas ...

  • NBC's Bob Costas' take on criticism of his gun comments

    Comments. costas12032012. NBC's Bob Costas appeared on The Dan Patrick Show to clarify his comments from the halftime segment during the Sunday night NFL game between the Cowboys and Eagles.

  • Bob Costas Learns the Right Time to Talk About Guns in America: Never

    Bob Costas is very, very silly man. The pro football world is still reeling from the tragedy in Kansas City, where 25-year-old Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, the mother of their infant child, and then drove to ...

  • Goldberg: Bob Costas concerned about 'gun culture' in US

    So, you heard Bob Costas last night at halftime, talking about the gun situation as it relates to the Kansas City Chiefs guy.

  • Jovan Belcher: Bob Costas clarifies comments, Chiefs talk about guns

    As a spokesman for Bob Costas elaborated on his controversial commentary on guns, members of the Kansas City Chiefs described their feelings about gun ownership in the aftermath of the shocking murder and suicide committed by Chiefs linebaker Jovan ...

  • Costas: We need 'more comprehensive gun control legislation'

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas said tonight he believes the United States needs more comprehensive gun control legislation, even as he sought to clarify his earlier remarks about gun control and rebut critics who said he was advocating against the second ...

  • Bob Costas comments on gun control: Should he be fired?

    Bob Costas' "Sunday Night Football" halftime commentary supporting gun control sparked a Fox News Channel debate Monday on whether NBC should fire him and a Twitter storm involving Ted Nugent, Rosie O'Donnell, Herman Cain and many more.

  • Bob Costas Was Right to Denounce Gun Violence

    There is a manufactured debate over whether Bob Costas should lose his job for questioning the "gun culture" Costas suggested was responsible for the deaths of an NFL player and his girlfriend.

  • Bob Costas won't back down from anti-gun remarks

    CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- NBC (NASDAQ:CMCSA) broadcaster Bob Costas stands by comments he made in favor of gun control at halftime during the network's most recent "Sunday Night Football" telecast.

  • Bob Costas advocates gun control during half time show. Did he cross a line?

    NBC broadcaster Bob Costas used his halftime segment on "Sunday Night Football" to advocate for gun control following this weekend's murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.

  • Bob Costas under fire for gun control commentary, calls it a 'mistake'

    bob-costas.jpg NBC Sports veteran Bob Costas has sparked a controversy following comments he made during the "Sunday Night Football" halftime show in the wake of Saturday's disturbing murder-suicide committed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan ...

  • Bob Costas And Our Cramped Political Dialogue

    The current noise over the unremarkable points raised by Bob Costas the other night concerning this nation's fascination with guns is most remarkable in and of itself as a window into the rest of our national dialogue.

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