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No. 6 — Sean McManus / David Berson

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Sean McManus

Chairman, CBS Sports

 

David Berson

President, CBS Sports

Change from 2018: +11

 

McManus and Berson have well-earned reputations for having some of the deepest relationships in the business. In 2019, the duo also showed off their negotiating chops, surprising the business by cutting a deal for UEFA Champions League rights and putting forth an aggressive bid for the PGA Tour. After a spring where CBS saw champions crowned in the NFL, NCAA, the Masters and PGA Championship, McManus and Berson vaulted to their highest spot on this year’s list.