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Muhammad Ali: Watch ‘The Greatest’ Light the 1996 Olympic Torch

Former NBC exec Dick Ebersol and Olympians recall how the famous moment from the Atlanta Games came to be.

Dick Ebersol ?Helps Discovery Nab Olympics Rights for Europe

The former head of NBC Sports and Olympics served as an unpaid adviser.

Bill Carter on Covering ‘SNL’ and Lorne Michaels: “Many Lost Their Minds in Pursuit” of His Approval

Writing for THR, with insight from Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Conan O'Brien, the longtime New York Times writer recounts 40 years of covering the show and its brash producer's bravado, taste and power over his talent.

London 2012: Learning the Ropes at the Olympics

Future network execs Dick Ebersol and Jeff Zucker got their starts working as researchers for the Games - the pivotal glamor-meets-grunt-work job is to broadcast TV what starting in the mailroom is to Hollywood.

NBC Sports Head Mark Lazarus Talks Super Bowl and How He Spent $15 Billion (Q&A)

On the eve of football's biggest night, the network exec reveals what it's like to shell out billions for rights, how Wimbledon will suffer on ESPN and why he brought back Dick Ebersol to help with the 2012 London games.

Now on Canadian VOD, It’s ‘Saturday Night Live!’

More cowbell for Canadians: Shaw Cablesystems is bringing the long-running U.S. sketch comedy and variety show to its video-on-demand library, via a deal with Broadway Video Enterprises.

Dick Ebersol Returns to NBC Sports as Advisor

The network's former sports chief will lend his expertise to Olympics and NFL coverage.

Telluride’s Big Real Estate Listings

Jerry Seinfeld and Dick Ebersol are among the notable names looking to sell in the rustic town, Colorado's most expensive.

Dick Ebersol Lists $13 Mil Telluride Home (Exclusive)

The former NBC Sports chief and wife Susan St. James purchased the ski resort getaway for $10.4 mil in 2004.

NBC Sports Execs Weren’t Worried That Strike Would Scuttle NFL Season

Analyst Al Michaels says we've averted "a national nervous breakdown."

Ken Schanzer, No. 2 to Dick Ebersol, to Step Down From NBC Sports – It’s Official

“It has been the greatest privilege of my professional career to have contributed to the growth of NBC Sports and to have worked with so many prodigious people,” says Schanzer, who will retire at the end of the summer.

80 Years of The Hollywood Reporter

BACKLOT: Dick Ebersol paved the way for a new era of Olympics coverage.