Marv Albert Joins ‘The NFL On CBS’

Longtime sports broadcaster Marv Albert joins CBS Sports as a play-by-play announcer for the CBS Television Network’s coverage of The NFL on CBS.

Albert will continue in his lead role as basketball play-by-play announcer for TNT’s exclusive Thursday night NBA regular-season and playoff coverage.  He also serves as play-by-play for CBS Sports’ and Turner Sports’ coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

Albert was the play-by-play voice for Westwood One Radio’s coverage of Monday Night Football from 2002-09 alongside Boomer Esiason.  He worked for NBC Sports from 1977-97, announcing the NFL on NBC for 19 years with partners that included Cris Collinsworth, Sam Wyche, Bill Parcells and Paul Maguire, as well as college basketball, boxing, NHL All-Star Games, baseball studio and pre-game shows. Albert served as the primary play-by-play voice for the NBA on NBC.  He rejoined NBC from 2000-02 for its NBA coverage.

Albert was the voice of the New Jersey Nets on the YES Network from 2005-11 and was the voice of the New York Knicks for 37 years and the New York Rangers for 39 years, working for Madison Square Garden (MSG) Network.

Albert attended Syracuse University from 1960-63, and graduated from New York University in 1965.

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