Bob Costas

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Bob Costas
Bob Costas 2008.jpg
Costas on August 11, 2008
Born Robert Quinlan Costas
March 22, 1952 (1952-03-22) (age 64)
New York, New York, United States
Occupation Sportscaster
Spouse(s) Carole Krumenacher (m. 1983–2001) «start: (1983)–end+1: (2002)»"Marriage: Carole Krumenacher to Bob Costas" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Costas)
Jill Sutton (m. 2004–present) «start: (2004)»"Marriage: Jill Sutton to Bob Costas" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Costas)
Children Keith and Taylor
Parent(s) Jayne and John Costas

Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas (born March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York City, New York) is a Sports commentator.[1] He currently works with NBC Sports and MLB Network. Costas has hosted nine Olympic Games.[2] He has won 26 Emmy Awards.[3] He used to work with HBO hosting Inside the NFL, Costas Now, and On the Record with Bob Costas. He called games for the American Basketball Association's Spirits of St. Louis, Missouri Tigers men's basketball, Chicago Bulls telecast on WGN-TV, and NFL and National Basketball Association games for CBS. He has hosted and did play-by-play for these sports Sports on NBC:

  • Thoroughbred Racing
  • Olympics
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • National Football League
  • College football
  • College basketball
  • National Basketball Association
  • National Hockey League
  • Major League Baseball

Costas is a play-by-play announcer for MLB Network.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bob Costas". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/15227/Bob-Costas/biography. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. "Bob Costas Biography". articlebio.com. http://articlebio.com/bob-costas. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bob Costas". MLB Advanced Media, LP. http://m.mlb.com/network/personalities/?id=41537532. Retrieved 21 February 2016.