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Bob Costas says criticizing NFL safety got him pulled from NBC Super Bowl coverage

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Bob Costas says criticizing NFL safety got him pulled from NBC Super Bowl coverageBob Costas, the sports broadcasting legend who worked at NBC for decades, confirmed that the network pulled him from its coverage of last year's Super Bowl after he publicly criticized the sport's safety.
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