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Al Michaels, Bob Costas Not Even Sure Who's Who Anymore

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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Al Michaels, Bob Costas Not Even Sure Who's Who Anymore

LONDON—As they prepared for the last few days of their second Olympics broadcast together, NBC co-anchors Al Michaels and Bob Costas were no longer able to determine which one of them is which, sources confirmed Thursday. “Hi, everyone, and welcome back to our continuing coverage of the 2012 Olympics. I’m Bob Costas,” Michaels said during the prime-time segment. “And alongside me is—well, it appears to be Bob Costas. Which makes me Al Michaels, I think.” After Costas responded with a genial “That’s right, Bob,” both men turned and looked blankly at the camera for several seconds until the video feed cut to men’s volleyball highlights.

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