Keeping an Eye on the Olympics


You know it's a big sporting event, when Bob Costas makes and appearance.

Costas seems to only pop up on NBC when the event is big. 

Costas has also been making appearances on the Today Show and some viewers noticed that not only was Bob wearing glasses, his left eye looked messed up. Today on Today, Costas left eye was almost closed up while he was on the air. 

Costas's assistant says he has an infection in his eye.

The assistant writes:

Yes, Bob has some sort of infection which has his left eye completely red and almost completely closed, making it impossible to put a contact lens in it. It just came on within the last 24 hours, the NBC doctors in Sochi are treating it, and they think it should resolve itself by the weekend. Until then, he has no choice but to go with the glasses on air.

No word on how Costas got the infection, but since toilets (or lack of) seem to be the big story out of Sochi so far, we're going to say it has something to do with that. 

H/T Deadspin