Will NBC put the kibosh on Costas’ moment of silence for Munich 11?

Is NBC waffling on lettting sportscaster Bob Costas have his own on-air moment of silence for the Munich 11 during the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games?

According to sports blogger Ed Sherman, NBC might be. He reports:

When asked about Costas’ plan this week, NBC bounced back with a statement: "Our production plans for the Opening Ceremony are still being finalized and Bob is part of that planning."

Indeed, this is a sticky situation for NBC. If Costas goes ahead with his plan, it will put the network in the position of being critical of the IOC on an extremely sensitive issue.

Read Neil Rubin’s full story on the Munich 11 controversy here.
 

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