Dick Ebersol Receiving WISE Champion Award At Annual Luncheon
Former NBC Sports Group Chair Dick Ebersol today was scheduled to receive the WISE Champion Award "for his support of women in sports." WISE was to present the award at its awards luncheon in N.Y., honoring Ebersol for "expanding TV coverage of women's sports during the Olympics since the mid-1990s." The award is given annually to a male exec. Coca-Cola's Sharon Byers, StubHub's Danielle Maged and espnW's Carol Stiff are receiving the Women of the Year awards (AP, 6/18).