Costas: I told Knight afterward that this was the first and only time he was the most agreeable and genteel person in the room.
SI: Sport or not a sport: Olympic ice dancing?
Costas: Not only not a sport, but not a suitable human activity.
SI: You once called elevator races on Letterman's show. Who would win an elevator race between Letterman and Koppel?
Costas: Dave. He's the Naismith of elevator races. He invented the game, and he's got home-shaft advantage.
SI: You have a 66% recognition rating among American adults. What does that say about our country?
Costas: That 34% need to pay closer attention.