“It’s been a wonderful run, but I just felt now was the right time to step away.” Bob Costas statement about the Olympics pic.twitter.com/SO5Y0SNJ90
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) February 9, 2017
Tirico had been in a bit of limbo since joining NBC, before the NFL permitted him to do a few games before the season’s end. His eventual replacement of Costas as Olympics host was expected.
Costas was NBC’s Olympics host for 24 years.