Marv Albert to join CBS as NFL announcer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marv Albert will join CBS Sports as a play-by-play announcer for coverage of the NFL.

CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus announced Monday that Albert will be added to the NFL on CBS team.

Albert worked for NBC Sports from 1977-97, announcing the NFL on NBC for 19 years.

He will keep his lead role as basketball play-by-play announcer for TNT's Thursday night NBA regular-season and playoff coverage. He also serves as a play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports' and Turner Sports' coverage of the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship.

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