- CBS Sports Spectacular
"CBS Sports Show" is the sports anthology program that covers many different sporting events.
The series began on
January 3, 1960 as "The CBS Sports Spectacular", and has been known as many different names, including "CBS Sports Saturday", "CBS Sports Sunday" and "Eye on Sports". The program still airs today, but only on occasions, especially during the summer months.
Hosts have included Jack Whitaker,
Brent Musburger[ [http://espn.go.com/abcsports/bcs/columns/musburger_brent/bio.html Brent also hosted "CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday," the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the National Basketball Association Finals, the Masters Tournament and the Pan American Games.] ] , Dick Stockton[ [http://www.tbs.com/stories/story/0,,120588,00.html He worked at CBS from 1978-94, calling NFL games and hosting “CBS Sports Spectacular” until 1980.] ] , Tim Brant[ [http://espn.go.com/abcsports/bcs/columns/brant_tim/bio.html He served as host of "CBS Sports Saturday," "Winter-Fest," the "NCAA Tournament Selection Show" and the Emmy Award-winning Tour de France coverage, again demonstrating his versatility in play-by-play, expert analysis, reporting and studio hosting.] ] , Greg Gumbel, Pat O'Brien, Andrea Joyceand Michele Tafoya.
1977 World's Strongest Man- The inaugural event featured the likes of Bruce Wilhelm, Lou Ferrignoand Ken Patera
1978 Belmont Stakes- Affirmedover Alydarto become (as of 2007) its last horse racing Triple Crownwinner.
1979 Daytona 500
*"Wide World of Sports"
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* [http://www.sportsline.com/cbssports/schedules/page/spectaculars Schedules - CBS SportsLine.com]
* [http://www.80stvthemes.com/ra/51999/CBSSPORTSSAT.ra CBS Sports Saturday (1982, Video)]
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