publication date: Friday, January 15, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Television

clue: This sportscaster (and later, talk-show host) has been embroiled in controversies as significant as gun control and as silly as pinkeye.

explanation: Costas was a longtime sportscaster who hosted Later with Bob Costas. His comments about gun danger in a 2012 football game sparked criticism. He had to take a break from covering the 2014 Olympics to treat an eye infection that briefly became an Internet meme. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Mike Eberhart


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