Bad news, gang. Nothing can stop Bob Costas’ eye infection. Not modern medicine, not even vodka. So today, Costy will be attempting to “rest” his eyes back to good health and Matt Lauer will be taking his place.
Costas called into the Today show this morning and spoke on the phone with Matt Lauer.
Costas: “Well, even worse than when you saw me this morning, Sochi time. So, reluctantly, I was trying to throw a complete game here, but I think we’re going to have to go to the bullpen. I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not, but you’re Mariano Rivera, at least tonight.”
Lauer: “So, I’m going to step in for you tonight, the master of Olympic primetime?”
Costas: “I believe that’s it. Let’s hope it’s only tonight because right now I’m walking around and might as well be playing Marco Polo. I have no idea where I am.”
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