The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington



Sports in America: Is it Still Only a Game?

Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

College Park Center, UT Arlington

Autograph signing to follow lecture.

Bob Costas Appearance Set for April 13

The Maverick Speakers Series appearance of NBC sportscaster Bob Costas has been rescheduled for April 13, 2015 from the original date of Sept. 25, 2014. Costas’ appearance on Sept. 25 was postponed due to his network assigning him to call legendary shortstop Derek Jeter’s final home game in Yankee Stadium.


Individuals who held general or preferred tickets to the Sept. 25 lecture will have an opportunity to claim or buy tickets for the new date beginning March 2. Instructions to those individuals will be sent via e-mail. All remaining tickets will become available to the public on March 3 at 10 a.m. at For additional information, contact the UTA Box Office at 817-272-9595.

Bob Costas is a sportscaster who is also known for hosting, play-by-play, writing, journalism, news, and entertainment. He currently hosts NBC’s Football Night in America and prime-time Olympic coverage, contributes regularly to Nightly News and The Today Show, and is a contributing reporter at MLBN. Named National Sportscaster of the Year a record eight times, Costas also has won 26 Emmy awards, more than any other sports broadcaster.