Olympic Announcer Bob Costas Handing Torch to Mike Tirico

NBC Sports announced that Olympic announcer Bob Costas was no longer covering the Olympics and will be replaced by Mike Tirico. Costas made the announcement on the Today show. Tirico’s first assignment will be the 2018 Olympic games in Korea. Costas will remain with NBC Sports and will make appearances when needed, just like Tom Brokaw does for NBC News. Tirico is currently the commentator … Continue reading Olympic Announcer Bob Costas Handing Torch to Mike Tirico

Mueller report clears NFL in Ray Rice case

Former FBI director Robert Mueller on Thursday released his report on the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice case. The report released found no evidence anyone in the league office received or viewed a video of Rice punching out his fiancée in an Atlantic City casino elevator. The full 96 page report was posted online Thursday, making several recommendations for the league. The findings weaknesses … Continue reading Mueller report clears NFL in Ray Rice case

NFL Fights critics of two-game suspension for Ray Rice

NFL Defends Two-Game Suspension for Ray Rice Roger Goodell and the NFL are fighting criticism that they were too soft on Ravens running back Ray Rice, slapping him with just a two game suspension for a domestic violence incident. Adolpho Birch, the league’s senior vice president of labor policy, went on ESPN radio Monday morning defending the decision to suspend Rice for the first two … Continue reading NFL Fights critics of two-game suspension for Ray Rice