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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Maria G. Valdez

Maria was born and raised in Dominican Republic, where she began her career in journalism covering human interest stories, entertainment, beauty and wellness for a national magazine. She moved to New York City to study Musical Theatre, but went back to journalism after graduating in an attempt of becoming the Latina Carrie Bradshaw. She has an unhealthy obsession with JLo and claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long-lost daughter, and has tried a crazy amount of treatments to keep looking young. She became a Zumba instructor for fun.