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Mike Tirico

June 1, 2022
 width=Mike Tirico is the voice of NBC Sports’ most significant events, handling play-by-play for Sunday Night Football – primetime TV’s number one show for an unprecedented 11 consecutive years — and serving as the primetime host for NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Olympics since 2016. Tirico, who joined NBC Sports in July 2016, also hosts NBC Sports’ coverage of the Triple Crown horse racing, the Indianapolis 500, and golf’s U.S. Open and Open Championship.

In May 2022, Tirico earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host, following an unmatched year in which he anchored the Tokyo Olympics in primetime, the Super Bowl LVI Pregame Show, Football Night in America, horse racing’s Triple Crown, golf’s U.S. Open, and the Indianapolis 500.

Tirico joined NBC in 2016 after 25 years at ESPN and ABC, where he established himself as a preeminent broadcaster on properties and events, including The Masters, NBA, FIFA World Cup, and the Wimbledon. He was named the 2010 Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.