I was stunned to see that space.
Every time somebody in the world lies, Dick Ebersol gets a royalty.
We offer our sincerest congratulations to the people of Vancouver on being selected to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and we look forward to working with them in the years ahead.
When you talk about two greatest Olympic hosts in history, I've been blessed with to work for one [Jim McKay] and to be the boss of the other in Bob Costas.
Figure skating is a sport with its own subculture filled with behind-the-scenes intrigue, fashion, glamour and tremendous drama.
The bottom line is we did not deliver the goods with that league, ... This sport (arena football) is well organized at the grass roots level, operations and players, rules and regulations ... all those things that were part of us tripping ourselves up a year ago with the XFL.
We have defined ourselves by our unprecedented lineup of major championship events, and today we are enhancing that roster, ... Adding the Triple Crown to the Breeders Cup gives us unique promotional opportunities for our telecasts and for the sport.
John is much more than a football legend, he's an American icon, ... He is the only sports television talent who resonates across all ages - kids grow up today playing his video game and watching him on TV, as their fathers grew up watching him on NFL sidelines every Sunday.
With Tyrone Willingham, the football program is in the right hands. He embodies Notre Dame's core values, and his leadership, character and drive assure Notre Dame's return to its traditional place among the elite national powers.
We earn nothing from those rights; they've had no value in the United States.
The Olympic opening ceremony is the most important event for the vast majority of the athletes here. Most won't come close to a medal. And for them, this is the pinnacle of their athletic careers.
The Ryder Cup, with the world's premier golfers putting it all on the line for national pride, is essentially the Olympics of golf. In our 15 years of broadcasting the event, we have been blessed with some extremely exciting competitions that have led to such dramatic broadcasts. The pride and genuine nationalism displayed by the players at the Ryder Cup makes it unique and sports fans identify it as something very special.
Just adding Dick Button is a major plus.