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Muhammad belonged to everyone

June 7, 2016

According to Dick Ebersol, a former NBC executive who lobbied the head of the Olympic Organizing Committee to use Ali instead of champion boxer Evander Holyfield, believed that the only choice was Ali.

SHU grads show they have heart

May 16, 2010 |

Dick Ebersol, the chairman of NBC Universal Sports & Olympics, recently back from the Vancouver Olympic Games, will deliver the commencement address at Sacred Heart University's 44th Undergraduate Commencement ...

SPORTS TELEVISION: Dick Ebersol resigns at NBC

May 19, 2011 |

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the decision says NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol has resigned. ... Ebersol's decision was first reported by The New York Times. ... ...

NBC Sports chief Dick Ebersol resigns

May 20, 2011 |

RACHEL COHEN NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol, who helped launch "Saturday Night Live" then later established the network as the home of the Olympics, has resigned. ... NBC Ebersol Resigns ...

SHU grads show they have heart

May 14, 2010 |

Dick Ebersol, the chairman of NBC Universal Sports & Olympics, recently back from the Vancouver Olympic Games, will deliver the commencement address at Sacred Heart University's 44th Undergraduate Commencement ...

People: Linda McMahon

June 23, 2010

Morgan Kaolian/AEROPIX Dick Ebersol, center, stands with SHU President Anthony Cernera, left, and Linda McMahon after receiving an honorary degree at Sacred Heart University's Commencement ceremony on Sunday.

People: Linda McMahon

June 23, 2010

Morgan Kaolian/AEROPIX Dick Ebersol, center, stands with SHU President Anthony Cernera, left, and Linda McMahon after receiving an honorary degree at Sacred Heart University's Commencement ceremony on Sunday.

People: Linda McMahon

June 23, 2010

Morgan Kaolian/AEROPIX Dick Ebersol, center, stands with SHU President Anthony Cernera, left, and Linda McMahon after receiving an honorary degree at Sacred Heart University's Commencement ceremony on Sunday.

People: Linda McMahon

June 23, 2010

Morgan Kaolian/AEROPIX Dick Ebersol, center, stands with SHU President Anthony Cernera, left, and Linda McMahon after receiving an honorary degree at Sacred Heart University's Commencement ceremony on Sunday.

Today's Birthdays

July 27, 2020 |

TV producer Dick Ebersol is 73.

Football after the Super Bowl: Ebersol's new league launches in the spring

January 25, 2019 |

The Son of Dick Ebersol, Who Helped Create the Ill-Fated XFL, Is Ready to Get Into the Game Mike Wollschlager, CT Magazine A good businessman looks for a gap in the marketplace, a void to set up shop and peddle ...

Birthdays: July 28

July 27, 2018 |

TV producer Dick Ebersol is 71.

Alliance execs keeping focus on football

February 8, 2019 |

The fear is the same one his father, Dick Ebersol, faced as a partner in the original XFL: Will the league produce quality football? ... Full story on ExpressNews.com: Ebersol, Polian hoping focus on football ...

Remi Cavagna wins Stage 3, Tejay van Garderen keeps Tour of California lead

May 15, 2019 |

Broadcasting: The Pro Football Hall of Fame will honor Dick Ebersol, the former longtime head of NBC Sports, as the 2019 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award.

Howard Cosell's Stylish Former New York Home on the Market for $550K

October 22, 2018 |

"Howard was defined by what he said, not how he looked or spoke," Dick Ebersol, then-president of NBC Sports, was quoted as saying in Cosell's obituary.

Entire NFL draft to air on network TV for 1st time

March 21, 2018

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Eight-Team XFL Competitor Plans to Launch in February 2019 Charlie Ebersol, the son of longtime NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol, announced Tuesday that he plans to launch a football league next February.

Vince McMahon is thinking about bringing back the XFL

December 16, 2017 |

Matt Bonesteel, The Washington Post At the end of ESPN's recent "30 for 30" episode about the XFL, WWE owner Vince McMahon and former NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol - the two men who spearheaded the failed ...

Vince McMahon is thinking about bringing back the XFL

December 16, 2017 |

Matt Bonesteel, The Washington Post At the end of ESPN's recent "30 for 30" episode about the XFL, WWE owner Vince McMahon and former NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol - the two men who spearheaded the failed ...

Houston to become franchise city for revived XFL

December 1, 2018 |

McMahon and NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol founded the original XFL in 2001, but the league lasted just one season before folding.

Today's Birthdays

July 27, 2016

TV producer Dick Ebersol is 69.

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