NBC reassembles Triple Crown broadcasts

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- NBC Sports said Tuesday it will broadcast all three legs of thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown for the first time since 2005.
NBC executive: Conan's 'Tonight' a failure

NBC executive: Conan's 'Tonight' a failure

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Universal Sports, says Conan O'Brien is to blame for the U.S. network's current late-night ratings problems.

Ebersol, son released from hospital

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Colorado doctors have released NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol and his son from a hospital where they were treated after a plane crash.

Ebersol's son found dead under plane wreck

MONTROSE, Colo., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The body of NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol's 14 year-old son has been retrieved from beneath the wreckage of a jet that crashed in Colorado. The body of Edward Ebersol was found Monday after a 24-hour search as investigators from the National Transporta

Ebersol's son, 14, believed dead in crash

DENVER, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Dick Ebersol's 14-year-old son is believed to have died in a Colorado plane crash that killed two others and injured the NBC executive, authorities said Monday.

Sports TV executive survives plane crash

DENVER, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Dick Ebersol, one of the most powerful men in sports television, survived the crash of a chartered plane Sunday.

NBC ties up Olympics producer

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Dick Ebersol has a deal with NBC to continue as chairman of NBC Sports & Olympics through 2012, network head Bob Wright said Tuesday.
Dick Ebersol

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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Dick Ebersol."
Most Popular
Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp
Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'
Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions
Jennifer Garner dumps bucket of water on Ben Affleck for ALS
New York Post defies #ISISMediablackout with graphic James Foley cover