The eyes have it ... infections, that is ... and now, FINALLY, Bob Costas will take a night off from Olympics coverage so his peepers can heal up.
Costas tapped Matt Lauer to take over the hosting duties from Sochi Tuesday ... saying, "Reluctantly, I was trying to throw a complete game here, but we're going to have to go to the bullpen, and I don't know if you're aware of this tonight, but you're Mariano Rivera, at least tonight."
Bob started his Olympic coverage with what appeared to be pink eye -- it was red and swollen shut -- and after a few days it appeared the other eye came down with the P.E. too.
So, the question remains ... WHO KEEPS FARTING ON BOB'S PILLOW???
DEFEATED BY EYE INFECTION
Gets Night Off to Heal
2/11/2014 6:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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