Dick Ebersol’s career in television spans more than four decades. He was the cocreator with Lorne Michaels of Saturday Night Live. In 1989, he was named president of NBC Sports, where he led award-winning and record-setting coverage of all major sports and the Olympics and created Sunday Night Football. In 1996, The Sporting News named him “The Most Powerful Person in Sports.” He is the recipient of an Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement and the NFL’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, and he is a member of the US Olympic Hall of Fame and the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.
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