NEW YORK (AP) — A flip off his bicycle took "Today" show co-host Matt Lauer
off the air Monday.
Lauer was riding his bicycle this weekend when a deer jumped into his path. He flipped over the bike's handlebars and was slightly hurt, NBC said.
His broadcast partner, Meredith Vieira
, joked on the air that Lauer thinks the deer was hired by the competition.
"Matt's banged up with a displaced shoulder, it popped out," she said. "So hopefully he'll be on the mend soon."
Lester Holt filled in as Vieira's co-host Monday.
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