Gumbel signs CBS extension

Announcer functioned as host and play-by-play man

NEW YORK — Greg Gumbel, who works as announcer on the lead team covering National Football League games with Phil Simms as color man, signed a new three-year contract with CBS Sports.

In addition to his NFL duties, Gumbel is studio host of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Two months ago, Gumbel served as both host and play-by-play announcer of the Super Bowl.

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