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  • Obama says relationship with Putin not icy despite ‘tough guy’ stance

    February 6, 2014 | 4:46 pm

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may seek to look like the tough guy in joint appearances with President Barack Obama, but Obama said in an interview that he and Putin have a pragmatic and respectful relationship.

    "I wouldn't call it icy," Obama said in an interview with NBC host...

  • Costas recalls Munich 11 during Olympic opening ceremony

    July 30, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Sportscaster Bob Costas remembered the 11 Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics on air as the Israeli delegation entered the Olympic stadium in London.

    “These games mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 tragedy in Munich, when 11 Israeli coaches and athletes were murdered by...

  • All eyes on Bob Costas

    July 27, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Whether he actually goes through with his on-air moment of silence to honor the Munich 11 during tonight’s Olympics opening ceremonies, NBC broadcaster Bob Costas probably elevated the campaign to memorialize Israel’s slain athletes from the 1972 Games more than anyone else—even...

  • NBC’s Bob Costas advocates London Olympics moment of silence

    July 19, 2012 | 11:49 am

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas said he will call out the International Olympic Committee for denying Israel’s request for a moment of silence for the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Games.

    Costas, according to the Hollywood Reporter, will add his voice to the...