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Boomer & Carton: Showers, Growers, Awkward Conversations, Botox And Pink Eye

This entertaining segment was oozing with goodness. It began with a discussion about ‘showers and growers’ and which side of the fence certain members of the staff place themselves. Revealing stuff.

WFAN–03/10/2014

An example of what conjunctivitis -- or pink eye -- looks like. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: It’s Pink Eye Season — And The Virus Is Very Contagious

We don’t have to tell you that we’re in the thick of cold and flu season. But we’re also in the middle of pink eye season — the time of the year when people get that awful, itchy and goopy eye infection.

02/25/2014

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Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time Tuesday

Bob Costas was hoping to pitch a complete game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. But with an infection that has spread to his other eye, the veteran broadcaster is making a call to the bullpen.

02/11/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Presidental Trivia, Craig’s ‘Inner-Doggie’ And Bob Costas Calls For Relief

After Evan Roberts spent some time on the midday show Monday talking about U.S. Presidents, Boomer and Craig touched on the subject a bit.

WFAN–02/11/2014

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Says Redskins’ Name Is ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.

10/14/2013

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Bob Costas Apologizes To Mets After Criticizing Celebration; Terry Responds

Bob Costas sent a private broadcast to the Mets on Monday: sorry!

06/18/2013

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TTYM: Watch NBA Players Read ‘Mean Tweets’ About Themselves And The Dumbest Quote By An Athlete Ever?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here.In this week’s That Thing You Missed NBA players read mean Tweets about themselves, get behind the scenes info from the infamous ‘Malice at the Palace’ brawl, Ochocinco’s butt slap lands him in the […]

06/17/2013

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Keidel: Bob Costas Blurs Line Between Illuminating And Illuminati

If you consider that Costas — whose mental and semantic alacrity once made him the exemplar of sports broadcasting — is deep into the back-nine of his career, perhaps his fits of shock-jock rhetoric are somewhat expected.

06/17/2013

Justin Turner of the Mets puts a pie in the face of teammate Kirk Nieuwenhuis after he connects on a three-run game-winning home run against the Chicago Cubs (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images); Bob Costas (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Slams Mets’ Celebration; Players Respond On Twitter

Costas threw a bucket of cold water on Sunday’s win, calling New York’s on-field celebration an “indication of the ongoing decline of western civilization.”

06/17/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno Family, Ex-Penn State Players To Sue NCAA Over Sandusky Sanctions

Paterno estate attorney Wick Sollers said the suit was to be filed in state court in Centre County, home of Penn State’s flagship campus.

05/30/2013

Bob Costas

Opinion: Bob Costas, Nobody Cares What You Think Anyway

Thanks to Bob Costas following the Jovan Belcher tragedy, it’s apparent that there is no occasion in which a liberal-minded high-profile personality in society thinks that their opinion is unwelcome.

12/10/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg | Bob Costas (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Applauds Bob Costas For Sounding Off On Gun Control

Costas’ halftime segment on “Sunday Night Football,” brought on by Saturday’s murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, immediately became the topic of contention and debate.

12/04/2012

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Bob Costas Criticized For Gun Control Editorial During ‘SNF’

Costas used his halftime segment on “Sunday Night Football” to advocate for gun control following this weekend’s murder-suicide involving Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.

12/03/2012

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Silverman: Gatekeepers Must Keep Bonds, Clemens, Sosa Out Of Hall

Baseball writers do the voting and they have become the gatekeepers. Baseball writers must judge the game diligently and expertly.

11/28/2012

Baseball fans watch as the electronic scoreboard at Yankee stadium pays tribute to Mickey Mantle and flags around the stadium fly at half-mast 13 August in New York. Baseball legend and former Yankee,Mantle died of cancer early 13 August in Dallas at the age of 63. (Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Legend Mickey Mantle Remembered

Mickey Mantle passed away on this date in 1995. Few athletes were as celebrated as ‘The Mick.’

08/13/2012

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