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Bob Costas May Become Part of MLB Network Broadcast Stable Print
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Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 22 October 2008 09:20

Bob CostasWhile no contract agreement is in the offing, the Sports Business Daily is reporting that the MLB Network is in talks to bring Bob Costas on-board as part of the fledgling network's growing list of broadcasters.

According to The Daily, "the network has discussed using Costas – a noted baseball fan – on some of its game coverage, which will consist of at least one game per week, or its studio coverage, which will be on air for several hours per night during the season starting at 7:00pm ET."

(Read The Biz of Baseball interview with Bob Costas)

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