Bob Costas stopped by and, through the fog of a semi choppy Zoom connection, got off some takes. In this episode we discussed:
Bissinger vs. Leitch: Where does Bob come down on it?
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What it was like to call national games in his 20s.
How those famous NBA on NBC promos were made
If he prefers doing studio work vs. calling a game
Does Bob plan his phrases for calls in exciting moments?
Why so many New York broadcasters?
Do network TV executives actively root for the best rated matchup?
Dealing with David Stern