Bob Costas Eye Memes: Top 10 Funny Internet Jokes, Tweets About Sportscaster's Pink Eye

If you’re watching the Olympics on NBC you’ve probably seen veteran sportscaster Bob Costas’ eye. It’s swollen, it’s pink, and looks very much infected. “Bear with me for a moment as I spare my friends in the press office countless inquiries," Costas said, before explaining his condition during the Winter OIympics coverage in Sochi, Russia. "I have no choice to go all 'Peabody and Sherman' on you for the next couple of nights since I woke up this morning with my left eye swollen shut and just about as red as the old Soviet flag.”

He went on, “According to the NBC doctors here, it’s some kind of minor infection which should resolve itself by the weekend. If only all my issues would resolve themselves that quickly, but that’s another story.” Nevertheless, his pink eye went viral, and we’ve gathered a few of the funniest memes, jokes, and tweets about Bob Costas’ left eye. Scroll through our gallery above to check them out. (P.S. We’re loving his coverage of the Olympics and wish him a speedy recovery!)

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Born and raised Dominican living in New York (do not confuse with Dominican-York), who claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long lost daughter and who has an unhealthy obsession with JLo. Associate Editor of Latin Times, overseeing the editorial operation and content strategy of the website. Trained journalist and musical theater performer with solid entertainment instincts. Experience covering human interest stories and social and large scale events with focus on Latino entertainment. Maria began her career in journalism in her native Dominican Republic where she worked for Ritmo Social, one of the country's most prestigious magazines, and as on-air co-host of a radio variety show.

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