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  • Matt Lauer to Host Olympics Coverage for NBC Again Tonight, Costas Still Out

    Bob Costas will be sidelined at least another night and Matt Lauer will once again host NBC's coverage of the Olympics. Costas called in to the "Today" show Wednesday morning to tell Lauer he would be "coming out of the bullpen again tonight."...
  • Olympics Lift NBC to Easy Ratings Victory for the Week

    The first weekend of the Winter Olympics lifted NBC to an easy primetime ratings victory in key demos last week as the net beat the combined totals of its rivals and moved into a tie with Fox for the season leadership among young adults. Four nights of...
  • NBC loves having Peyton's return to Indy on Sunday night

    If you were watching television Sunday night, chances are, you were watching sports. Both NBC and Fox were touting ratings successes for the night, with the Sunday Night Football game between Dallas and Washington on NBC drawing an average of 22.1...
  • ABC, CBS Sunday Series Slide Opposite Big Sports Action

    NBC's "Sunday Night Football" matchup towered over baseball and everything else in primetime Sunday, a night that saw declining same-night numbers for the series on ABC and CBS. Preliminary numbers weren't available for AMC's season premiere of "The...
  • Bob Costas versus Glenn Beck in Washington Redskins nickname flap

    Bob Costas and Glenn Beck might want to avoid making plans to catch a Redskins game together.  Beck, the outspoken right-wing radio host, is fuming after Costas aired an editorial criticizing the Washington Redskins' nickname as an ethnic "insult" and...
  • NFL and TV networks sticking with Redskins

    NBC's Bob Costas weighed in Sunday that it is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name. But don't look for the networks that carry the National Football League, including NBC, to follow his lead just yet. Even if NBC wanted to, its contract...
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.  Bill Cink: Yes, they should change their name. They risk being associated with bias, racism, unnecessary conflict and being out of touch with the common man if...
  • Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?

    Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?
    Gracie Gold and Bode Miller. Katie Uhlaender’s helmet, Johnny Quinn’s bathroom door and Hannah Kearney’s tweet. Daft Punk, snowflake malfunction and David Remnick. Why all the pre-Games negativity and, seriously, should the United States...
  • Olympic Opening Ceremony Review: Who Says Propaganda Can't be Entertaining?

    Say what you want about Communists, but they know how to throw an Olympic opening ceremony. There are really two ways to watch the Olympic festivities: Laugh at them for the bloated exercises in propaganda that they are, or embrace the pageantry and...
  • Bob Costas to Take Night Off from Olympics Due to Eye Infection

    NBC's Bob Costas will be replaced by Matt Lauer on the network's primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Tuesday due to a worsening eye infection that has troubled the veteran anchor throughout the Sochi games. Costas made the announcement on the...
  • Matt Lauer replaces Bob Costas for Olympics coverage

    Matt Lauer replaces Bob Costas for Olympics coverage
    Bob Costas' eye infection that has been causing American Olympics viewers much discomfort while watching NBC's coverage of the Games has finally sent the sportscaster back to the bench. Costas will be sitting out NBC's primetime and late-night...