Gumbel, Pauley to reunite on 'Today'

Gumbel, Pauley to reunite on 'Today'

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Former "Today" co-anchors Jane Pauley and Bryant Gumbel are returning to the New York morning program Monday, NBC said.

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Rodriguez, Higareda win Imagen Awards

Rodriguez, Higareda win Imagen Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Freddy Rodriguez and Martha Higareda were among entertainers honored at the Imagen Foundation Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Ex-Auburn football players claim payoffs

DETROIT, March 30 (UPI) -- Four former Auburn University football players claim they received cash and other favors from various schools' sports boosters.
Stars line up to be 'View' guest co-hosts

Stars line up to be 'View' guest co-hosts

NEW YORK, June 29 (UPI) -- Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kate Gosselin and Clay Aiken have signed on as guest co-hosts of the U.S. chat show "The View," ABC said Tuesday.
Bryant Gumbel treated for lung cancer

Bryant Gumbel treated for lung cancer

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. television personality Bryant Gumbel Tuesday revealed he recently underwent surgery after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
'Real Sports,' HBO sued for libel

'Real Sports,' HBO sued for libel

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Mitre Sports International is suing HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" in New York over child-labor allegations the show made against the company.
Lawsuit: HBO's 'Paradise' 'irresponsible'

Lawsuit: HBO's 'Paradise' 'irresponsible'

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- HBO relied almost entirely on the statements of a distributor of fake sports memorabilia for its "Forger's Paradise" report, a lawsuit filed in New York said.

Handwriting analyst sues HBO for $5M

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- A New York handwriting expert, who specializes in autographed sports memorabilia, is suing HBO for incorrectly linking him to a forgery ring.

Bryant Gumbel leaving the NFL Network

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- Bryant Gumbel is leaving the NFL Network after two seasons of play-by-play duty on the U.S. TV operation.
NFL plans historic telecast Saturday night

NFL plans historic telecast Saturday night

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The NFL announced Wednesday a first-time, three-way simulcast of Saturday's New England-New York Giants contest at East Rutherford, N.J.

NFL commissioner criticizes Gumbel

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue criticized NFL Network announcer Bryant Gumbel for "inexcusable" remarks he made on HBO's "Real Sports."

Speculation begins on 'GMA' co-host

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- "Dancing with the Stars" host Tom Bergeron and former NBC "Today" host Bryant Gumbel are being floated as candidates for "Good Morning America."

ESPN scores 10 Sports Emmys

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- ESPN Networks racked up 10 trophies and Bob Costas won his 18th Emmy at the 27th annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York.
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Bryant Gumbel
NYP2003042260 - NEW YORK, Apr. 22 (UPI) -- Bryant Gumbel poses for pictures at the "Audrey Hepburn: The Beauty of Compassion" Exhibition and Auction Event at Sotheby's in New York on April 21, 2003. lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI

Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's The Today Show. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg Gumbel.

Gumbel was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Rhea Alice (née LeCesne), a city clerk, and Richard Dunbar Gumbel, a judge. He graduated from Bates College in 1970. Gumbel began his television career in October 1972, when he was made a sportscaster for KNBC-TV out of Los Angeles.

Gumbel was hired by NBC Sports in the fall of 1975 as co-host of its National Football League pre-game show GrandStand with Jack Buck. From 1975 until January 1982 (when he left to do The Today Show) Gumbel hosted numerous sporting events for NBC including Major League Baseball, college basketball and the National Football League. Gumbel returned to sportscasting for NBC when he hosted the prime time coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics from Seoul and the PGA Tour in 1990.

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