Bob Costas Eye Infection Shakes Up Sochi Coverage

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Sidelined by the pink eye! Bob Costas and his runny red eyes are being replaced by Matt Lauer.

Costas announced on Today Tuesday that his much-Tweeted about eye infection, which has since spread to both eyes, will force him to miss tonight’s coverage of the Olympic action in Sochi. Lauer will sit in for him.

This will be the first time since 1988 that someone other than Costas will host a primetime Olympic telecast.

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