Costas joins CNN to talk on intersection of news and sports
NEW YORK Time to cut a conversation with Bob Costas short. The new boss CNN chief Jeff Zucker is calling on the other line. Costas, who ended his 40-year hitch at NBC Sports more than a year ago, this week signed on as a CNN contributor to offer commentary on the intersection of news and sports. My relationship with Jeff makes me comfortable with the whole arrangement, Costas said. But Costas has the hardest time justifying college football, a sport with constant contact, resuming when student attendance in general will be restricted at many schools.
Basketball star says California's fair pay bill is 'changing the game'
Ed O'Bannon talked about California's SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, in an interview with CNN's Michael Smerconish on Saturday. O'Bannon talked about California's SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, in an interview with CNN's Michael Smerconish on Saturday. If signed into law, the Fair Pay to Play Act wouldn't go into effect until 2023. "College athletes will be able to profit off of their likeness and just kind of take it from there," he said. But some people felt the compensation was still insufficient, and to this day, the fight over whether college athletes should be treated as workers or amateurs continues.
Michael Smerconish on his new book, "Talk," and polarized politics
Michael Smerconish on his new book, "Talk," and polarized politics Michael Smerconish hosts a daily program on SiriusXM Radio and a weekly show on CNN. Smerconish talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about his new novel, "Talk" - the story of an influential conservative radio personality, against the backdrop of a presidential race. The novel is distributed by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS.cbsnews.com