Greg Gumbel

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  • Birth Name: Greg Girard Gumbel
  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/03/1946, Taurus
  • Profession: TV sports broadcaster
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A New Game Plan
CBS Sports' prez has a winning strategy for CBS News

As a boy, Sean McManus stood nearby as his sportscaster father, Jim McKay, reported live on the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. ABC Sports president Roone Arledge was overseeing the network's extraordinary coverage and would eventually take over the network's news division, building it into an industry leader. So it was hard not to refer to Arledge when McManus, president of CBS Sports since 1996, added CBS News to his portfolio. He takes over for Andrew Heyward on Nov. 7. The Biz recently spoke to McManus about the challenges he faces in his new job. TVGuide.com: You must be pleased with the comparisons to Roone Arledge, especially because he and your father put ABC News on the map with the Munich coverage.Sean McManus: The biggest event in my father's professional career happened to be a news event, not a sports event, and I was lucky enough to spend that entire period in the studread more

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Joe Namath on Geno Smith and the New York Jets - Inside the NFL
Top Picks for Week 8 - Inside the NFL
Top Picks for Week 7 - Inside the NFL
Who's Better? Brady vs. Manning and More

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2013 NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show TV Show Series, Host
2012 NCAA Hardcore Brackets TV Show Series, Host
2007 Super Bowl Today TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 Road to the Final Four TV Show Series, Host
2006 Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials TV Show Series, Remarks by

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