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Deadspin On Bob Costas: Everything We've Had To Say About America's Most Ubiquitous Sports Broadcaster

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Bob Costas is many things: a shill, a self-righteous hack, and an occasionally perceptive journalist. We've had a lot to say about him over the years. Here's a sampling of our best Costas-related coverage.

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Bob Costas: The Shill Becomes A Journalist

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In connecting the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide to handguns, Costas dared to set the door ajar-though not quite open-to the far larger issue of the violence we have loosed on ourselves and our psyches by idolizing the NFL's warrior avatars. Read » | Watch the Costas editorial »

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My Lunches With Costas: A Series Of Frank Encounters With The Journalist And Shill

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No one has ever walked so gracefully the line between journalist and shill as Costas. Read »

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How I Finally Made Peace With Bob Costas, TV Journalism's Most Authentic Shill

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Costas says he is not out to throw bombs (like you bloggers out there) but to keep the mainstream accountable. But how can you do that, I say, well after the fact and with infrequent essays on steroids, concussions, and TD dances? Read »

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Bob Costas Will Blurb Anything

Got a book coming out? Bob Costas will probably blurb it. Read »

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Bob Costas Gasbags About Showboating

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Costas is free to request that NFL players "confine their buffoonery" to a smaller, less damaging stage. I'd recommend he take his own advice and start delivering those halftime speeches into the mirror, at home, with the cameras off. Read »

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The iPhone's Siri Answered Bob Costas's Questions Better Than Accused Child Rapist Jerry Sandusky Did

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Bob Costas's most riveting exclusive yet. Read »

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