Greg Gumbel joins INSIDE THE NFL as host in 2014, just the second host in the legendary programs tenure on SHOWTIME. Gumbel is widely known throughout the sports world for his work on CBS Sports since 1989.
Gumbel hosted THE NFL TODAY, the Network's NFL pre-game, halftime, and post-game studio show (1990-93, 2004-05), including Super Bowl XXVI (1992) and Super Bowl XLVII (2013). He served as primetime anchor of CBS Sports' coverage of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games and as co-anchor of the Network's weekday-morning broadcasts of the 1992 Olympic Winter Games.
Gumbel returned to CBS Sports in January 1998 as host and play-by-play announcer. Gumbel teamed for six seasons (1998-2003) with analyst Phil Simms to form the CBS Television Network's lead NFL announce team. He called CBS's coverage of Super Bowls XXXV and XXXVIII, at the time making him the first network broadcaster to call play-by-play and host a Super Bowl. Gumbel then hosted THE NFL TODAY for two seasons (2004, 2005), before returning to the booth to team with Dan Dierdorf for eight seasons (2006-13). This season he teams with Trent Green. Additionally, this year marks his 17th consecutive season as studio host of CBS Sports' coverage of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball.
Gumbel was the recipient of the 2007 Pat Summerall Award for excellence in sports broadcasting. He served as a member of the March of Dimes Board of Trustees for 12 years. After completing the maximum two six-year terms allowed, he has served as a member of the March of Dimes National Board of Advisors for the past five years. Gumbel is also a member of the St Jude Sports Council, which provides guidance and direction to the mission of St Jude's Children's Research Hospital.