NBC Sports has a new MVP.
Today, NBCUniversal announced that Rick Cordella will take the role of president, NBC Sports. The veteran NBCU executive will report to Mark Lazarus, chairman, NBCUniversal Media Group.
Between the lines
Cordella is set to lead all aspects of NBC Sports’ collection of brands and platforms, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, NBC Sports Digital and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine, according to the company.