When NBC announced the broadcast teams for its upcoming Super Bowl LII coverage, the name missing from the network’s studio pregame show attracted the most attention. Dan Patrick and Liam McHugh will host, along with analysts Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Mike Florio and Chris Simms.
Where was Bob Costas? It was nearly impossible to imagine NBC broadcasting a marquee sporting event without the face and voice so many of us associate with the network. Costas’s absence from the on-air lineup immediately led to speculation as to why that might have occurred.