No. 12 — Sean McManus / David Berson
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CHANGE FROM 2016: -1
CHANGE FROM 2016: NEWCOMER
McManus and Berson effectively manage CBS Sports’ first-class image, cultivating a reputation of executives who do things the right way. They have the respect of leagues, competitors, on-air talent and staff, which has created a culture at the network that is second to none.