Doug Gottlieb

Gottlieb Leaves ESPN for CBS Sports

CBS Sports announced today that it has signed Doug Gottlieb to a multi-year, multi-platform deal.

The former ESPN host and college basketball analyst will host a 3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. ET daily radio show on the upcoming CBS Sports Radio Network.  The new show will launch on January 2nd.

Gottlieb will also serve as studio and game analyst for CBS’s coverage of college basketball and its shared coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship with Turner Sports.

Gottlieb will host a new show airing weekdays on CBS Sports Network beginning this fall and will be an analyst for regular-season college basketball.

Finally Gottlieb will be a contributor to CBSSports.com.

“This is the first of many prominent personalities we will be adding to the CBS Sports Radio lineup,” said Dan Mason, President and CEO, CBS Radio..  “Doug is well-versed in today’s sports landscape and for years has entertained audiences with his unique blend of wit, honesty and outspokenness – traits essential for creating great radio programming.  We are thrilled to provide this exciting show to our new and soon-to-be announced affiliates across the country.”

“CBS has among its portfolio the most powerful assets in all of sports and is home to arguably the greatest championship event – the NCAA Tournament,” said Gottlieb.  “Thinking about the reach of CBS Sports Radio and the continued growth of CBS Sports Network, coupled with quality online reporting and the overall distinguished reputation of CBS Sports, this was an easy choice to make, and an opportunity I couldn’t resist.”

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SMJ Sports Radio Madness- Doug Gottlieb (12) vs. Tim Brando (13)

Here’s another match-up of Cinderellas in the SMJ Sports Radio Madness Tournament. It’s Doug Gottlieb of ESPN Radio and Tim Brando from Sporting News Radio.

Doug Gottlieb- Doug Gottlieb is host of ESPN Radio’s The Pulse, which debuted in December 2006 and is heard nationally 7-10 p.m. ET M-F. Gottlieb joined ESPN in September 2003 as co-host of ESPN Radio’s GameNight, which is carried by more than 300 affiliates nationwide Monday-Friday from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. ET (or starting at 7:30 p.m. following the 30-minute radio-version of ESPN’s popular Pardon the Interruption on some stations). Get Doug’s full bio here.

Tim Brando- Tim Brando attained national celebrity in front of the camera as the host of CBS Sports’ College Football Today and At the Half, CBS Sports’ college basketball halftime studio show. Brando also provides commentary for Jefferson Pilot’s coverage of SEC and ACC basketball broadcasts and has been a participant in the SEC-focused athletic radio show Conference Call, which airs throughout the Southeast. Get more on Tim here.

Voting ends March26th at 6pm ET.

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SMJ Sports Radio Madness- Mike & The Mad Dog (5) vs. Doug Gottlieb (12)

Probably our most intriguing showdown of the opening round of the SMJ Sports Radio Madness competition…our lone local sports talk show, Mike & The Mad Dog from WFAN going up against ESPN Radio’s DOug Gottlieb.

Mike & The Mad Dog– Mike Francesa and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo bring their feisty, hard-hitting brand of sports talk to WFAN weekday afternoons from 1:00 to 6:30 PM. The Mike and the Mad Dog show debuted on the FAN in September of 1989 creating the two man talk team that is now the industry standard. Their show has been at or near the top of the ratings book ever since. Get more on Mike here. Get more on Mad Dog here.

Doug Gottlieb- Doug Gottlieb is host of ESPN Radio’s The Pulse, which debuted in December 2006 and is heard nationally 7-10 p.m. ET M-F. Gottlieb joined ESPN in September 2003 as co-host of ESPN Radio’s GameNight, which is carried by more than 300 affiliates nationwide Monday-Friday from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. ET (or starting at 7:30 p.m. following the 30-minute radio-version of ESPN’s popular Pardon the Interruption on some stations). Get Doug’s full bio here.

Voting ends March 19th

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SMJ Sports Radio Madness- Doug Gottlieb (12) vs. Jorge Sedano (21)

Next up in the preliminary round…a battle of evening hosts. Doug Gottlieb from The Pulse on ESPN Radio and Jorge Sedano, overnight host over at Fox Sports Radio.

Doug Gottlieb- Doug Gottlieb is host of ESPN Radio’s The Pulse, which debuted in December 2006 and is heard nationally 7-10 p.m. ET M-F. Gottlieb joined ESPN in September 2003 as co-host of ESPN Radio’s GameNight, which is carried by more than 300 affiliates nationwide Monday-Friday from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. ET (or starting at 7:30 p.m. following the 30-minute radio-version of ESPN’s popular Pardon the Interruption on some stations). Get Doug’s full bio here.

Jorge Sedano- Jorge Sedano rules overnights as the “dean” of late night sports radio. Jorge provides compelling commentary and gives listeners a chance to talk about their favorite team and give their opinions on the biggest sports topics of the day. Jorge Sedano joined Fox Sports Radio as a weekend host in March 2004, and was promoted to host The Third Shift in August 2004. Find out more about Jorge here.

Voting ends on March 12th.

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