• First Woman Enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Voted to Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
  • Voted to Sports Writers Hall of Fame
  • First Woman Assigned to Legendary Series – Monday Night Football
  • First Woman Assigned to a Super Bowl Sideline
  • First and Only Woman to Handle a Super Bowl Trophy Presentation
  • First Woman Sportscaster to Carry the Olympic Torch
  • First Woman Honored as a Lombardi Fellow
  • First Woman NFL Analyst on both Radio (Westwood One Monday Night Football, 2002) and Television (Miami Dolphins, 2009)
  • Named a Muhammad Ali “Daughter of Greatness”
  • Only Sportscaster Male or Female to have Worked on the Network Broadcast of the Final Four,
    The Super Bowl, the World Series, The NBA Finals, The Triple Crown, The Olympics, The US Open,
    and the World Figure Skating Championship
  • Named one of the Ten Pioneers of Women’s Sports by USA Today
  • Named one of the 100 Luminaries in the History of CBS
  • Voted the No. 1 Female Sportscaster of All-Time
  • First and Only Woman to receive Billie Jean King’s “Outstanding Journalist” Award
  • On the Board of the V Foundation for Cancer Research for more than 20 years
  • First Woman Sportscaster to win the Al Neuharth/Newseum Award, first given to Walter Cronkite in 1989.