"I remember being told I can no longer host the Super Bowl."
"I would like to choose a selection of people that I find interesting and just have a conversation with them about the things about them that interest me."
Costas is said to be interested in having his own interview and commentary show.
"Whether you agree with me or not, it's not like I came out of the blue with this revelation."
"My attitude is I have had a wonderful ride and so many wonderful things to look back on."
"Not only do I not have a problem with it, I am actually happy about it.”
Could Costas' absence owe to his comments about the NFL being bad for football players' brains?
Chris Berman, Bob Costas and Brent Musburger all took new roles in 2017.
Costas joins a long list of baseball broadcasting greats to receive the honor.
All four living finalists have plenty of critics.
For a short few seconds, the diminutive Costas could actually see above the trees!
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"I'll have a role...similar in sports to what Tom Brokaw has in news."