Must-see morning clip: Bob Costas, why did you wash your face with toxic water?

"The Daily Show" can cover the Olympic games while the NBC anchor is out with an eye infection

By Prachi Gupta

Published February 12, 2014 2:12PM (EST)

NBC's Olympic anchor Bob Costas apparently did not heed the advice of "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, who warned us about the dangers of toxic water in Sochi. An eye infection has forced Costas to step aside as anchor, ending his streak of announcing "157 consecutive Olympic prime-time broadcasts for NBC," reports the New York Times.

But fear not, sports fans, because the Matt Lauer "Daily Show" can cover the games in the meantime:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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