CBS Sports

CBS Sports

CBS Sports is a division of CBS which airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States.

CBS Sports broadcasts programs like "NFL on CBS", "The NFL Today", Southeastern Conference football, NCAA basketball, PGA golf, and professional tennis.

In 2008 CBS Sports was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television Content for Interactive Use for its program "March Madness on Demand."

Programs throughout the years

Current programs

*The Masters (1956–present)
*PGA Tour (1970–present)
*"The Road to the Final Four" (1981–present)
*College football: "SEC on CBS" (1996–present), the Gator Bowl (2007–present), and the Sun Bowl (1968–present)
**Army-Navy Game (1996–present)
**Notre Dame-Navy (When the game is played at Navy)
*NFL on CBS (1956–93, 1998–present)
**"The NFL Today" (1975–93, 1998–present)
**Super Bowls I (shared with NBC), II, IV, VI, VIII, X, XII, XIV, XVI, XVIII, XXI, XXIV, XXVI, XXXV, XXXVIII, XLI and XLIV
*PGA Championship (1991–present)
* U.S. Open (1968–present)
*"CBS Sports Spectacular" (1960–present, airs on occasions, mainly during the summer)
*EliteXC (2008–Present)
*SlamBall Championship only (Fall 2008)

Former programs

*"The NBA on CBS" (1973-1990)
*Kentucky Derby (1952–1974)
*Preakness Stakes (1960–1976)
*Belmont Stakes (1960–1985)
*Daytona 500, along with various other races throughout the NASCAR season (1979-2000)
*Summer Olympics (1960)
*Olympic Winter Games (1960, 1992, 1994, 1998)
*"Major League Baseball on CBS" (circa 1955-1965, 1990-1993)
**1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 World Series
*"The NHL on CBS" (1968-1972, 1980)
*Orange Bowl (1953-1962; 1996-1998), Fiesta Bowl (1974-1977; 1996-1998), Cotton Bowl (1958-1992; 1996-1998), Blockbuster Bowl (1990-1995)
* Pro Bowlers Tour (1998-1999)
*Champ Car World Series (2002-2003, 2006-2007)

Notable personalities

*Ian Baker-Finch
*Gary Bender
*Craig Bolerjack
*Terry Bradshaw
*Tom Brookshier
*Hubie Brown
*James Brown
*Jack Buck
*Bobby Clampett
*Don Criqui
*Irv Cross
*Randy Cross
*Billy Cunningham
*Dan Dierdorf
*Terry Drinkwater
*Ian Eagle
*Dick Enberg
*Nick Faldo
*David Feherty
*Phyllis George
*Frank Gifford
*Frank Glieber
*Jim Gray
*Greg Gumbel
*Kevin Harlan
*Tom Heinsohn
*Gus Johnson
*Jim Kaat
*Jayne Kennedy
*Peter Kostis
*Verne Lundquist
*John Madden
*Bill Macatee
*Tim McCarver
*Gary McCord
*Sean McDonough
*Al McGuire
*Jim McKay
*Sean McManus
*Brent Musburger
*Jim Nantz
*Pat O'Brien
*Peter Oosterhuis
*Billy Packer
*Bill Raftery
*Don Robertson
*Sam Ryan
*Ray Scott
*Vin Scully
*Phil Simms
*Jimmy Snyder
*Dick Stockton
*Pat Summerall
*Ken Venturi
*Lesley Visser
*Jack Whitaker
*Solomon Wilcots
*Tracy Wolfson

Main competitors

* "ESPN on ABC"
* "NBC Sports"
* "FOX Sports"


*"When you look for champions, you look to CBS Sports!" (longtime slogan, discontinued after the loss of the NFL and Major League Baseball in 1993).
*"The most compelling action is on CBS Sports," (began after getting back NCAA Football in 1996).
*"The network more people turn to than any other. The year-round leader is CBS Sports" (used when CBS Sports reached #1 status).

ee also


External links

* [ CBS Sports]
* [ CBS Sportsline]

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