Duncan "Dick" Ebersol (pronounced /ˈɛbərsɒl/; born July 28, 1947) is an American television executive and the Chairman of NBC Universal Sports & Olympics. Ebersol is best known for producing large scale television events, especially the Olympics for NBC
He is married since 1981 to actress Susan Saint James. They have two surviving children (a son, Teddy, predeceased them); Saint James has two children from a previous marriage.
On April 27, 2009, the six “Commissioners of American Sport” – Roger Goodell (NFL), David Stern (NBA), Bud Selig (MLB), Gary Bettman (NHL), Tim Finchem (PGA Tour) and Brian France (NASCAR) – were part of a presentation that concluded with Muhammad Ali awarding Ebersol the Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.