Greg Gumbel

Sports Media Digest No 142- Greg Gumbel, CBS Sports

Ken Fang of Fang’s Bites rejoins me for this week’s Sports Media Weekly.

Ken and I begin the show looking at the beginning of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and our expectations of the coverage by CBS and Turner Sports.

We then shift to the news this week that what is left of the Big East Conference has reached a media rights deal with ESPN while what will be the new Big East Conference finalized its deal today with Fox Sports.  We also comment on the announcement today that ESPN has reached a rights deal with the Mountain West Conference.

We wrap-up our news segment by taking a look at the just-announced list of Sports Emmy nominations released  by National Association of Television Arts and Sciences

Our guest this week is Greg Gumbel of CBS Sports.  Ken had the chance to speak with Greg about his work as studio host for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.