The quintessential sportscaster, Emmy Award-Winner Bob Costas has been covering the greatest, most inspiring sporting events for more than 25 years. Known for his class and charm, he has come to be one of the most respected sports journalists of our time. At the MLB Network, Bob provides play-by-play on selected game telecasts, and inaugurated the very well received Studio 42 interview series. Bob also narrates the MLB Remembers historical pieces for the network.
Costas on Sports
Addressing the latest developments in Major League sports today, Bob Costas entertains audiences with his quick wit and memorable anecdotes about today’s most intriguing athletes.
A Fan’s Case for Baseball
Bob Costas loves baseball. In this speech, universally received by sports lovers, he addresses the problems and opportunities facing our nation’s greatest pastime.
On the Record with Bob Costas
In a captivating presentation, Costas discusses the economics of sports, his inspiring Olympic tales, and his most memorable interviews.
Renowned Sports Journalist
From the “Baseball Game of the Week” in the 1980’s, through his hosting of the Olympics, the late night interview program “Later … with Bob Costas,” his programs on HBO, and more, Bob has been a prominent part of the coverage of every major sport over the past three decades. His thoughtful commentaries on a variety of issues have established him as one of his generation’s most distinctive voices. The 2012 London Olympics were Bob’s tenth for NBC. In addition, he has hosted six Super Bowls, and has been part of the coverage as either play-by play announcer, or host of seven World Series, and ten NBA Finals. Bob has been a prominent part of NBC’s presentations of major events, such as the Kentucky Derby and the U. S. Open Golf Championship.
For his exceptional coverage of sports news Mr. Costas has won 24 Emmy awards. His versatility has been recognized with awards and nominations in the categories of hosting, play-by-play, writing, journalism, news, and entertainment. His peers have named him the “National Sportscaster of the Year” a record eight times, and in 2012, he was elected to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. Also in 2012, Bob was selected for the Walter Cronkite Award for distinction in journalism. He and Al Michaels are the only sports broadcasters to be so honored. He also authored the bestselling book Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case for Baseball.