LAST SUNDAY, during halftime of the Eagles-Cowboys game, Bob Costas seemed to advocate gun control.
In the segment, Costas referenced an article by Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock concerning the recent murder/suicide of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and girlfriend Kasandra Perkins. Costas said he agreed with Whitlock, who wrote, "If Jovan Belcher didn't possess a gun, he and Kasandra Perkins would both be alive today."
There was an immediate backlash as people condemned Costas for mixing politics and sports.
Costas has since gone on a mini-tour of sorts to explain himself.
On Tuesday he was interviewed by the Premier Radio Networks' Dan Patrick and MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell.