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    Costas Returns To Olympic Coverage

    Rebecca Stefansky

    by Rebecca Stefansky

    Bob Costas returns as host for NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage Tuesday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with a sharpened sense of respect for the colleagues and crew who covered for him during a six-day absence with an eye infection. Costas said in an interview with the Associated Press, "The doctors told me the infection has to run its course, which is 2-to-3 weeks, which covers the entire Olympics.