Astros, Indians Look To Take Weekend Series Tonight Live On ESPN

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN In just a few hours, the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians will finish their three-game weekend series, and the series’ rubber match will be broadcast live tonight on ESPN. The American League Central-leading Indians (22 – 22) take on the American League West-leading (and defending World Series Champion) Houston Astros (29 – 18) in the closer of the teams’...

May 20th, 2018
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Cubs, Cards To Play Live June 17 on ‘SNB’

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has added another key rivalry game to its Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule. Network officials announced Thursday that the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals will face off Sunday, June 17 live on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell.  The game will be the closer in the teams’ 3-game weekend series, with first pitch set for 8:15 p.m. ET. Matt...

May 19th, 2018
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ESPN’s New ‘MNF’ Broadcast Team Talks New Beginnings, Analysis, More In First Public Interview

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN introduced its new Monday Night Football broadcast team to the media and the public on Thursday.  That introduction included a conference call with the media to let reporters talk to the new faces of MNF — play-by-play man Joe Tessitore and analysts Jason Witten and Booger McFarland. Reporter Lisa Salters is the remaining member of the previous team.  She...

May 11th, 2018
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ESPN To Offer Extensive Coverage Of 2018 NFL Draft

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The 2018 NFL Draft is less than a week away, and ESPN will have extensive coverage of this year’s draft from beginning to end. This year’s broadcast of the draft marks the 39th consecutive year that ESPN will cover the draft.  It all begins with dual coverage of Round 1 next Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m. from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.  Trey Wingo will...

April 20th, 2018
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ESPN To Air Special ‘SportsCenter’ Broadcast Tonight To Coincide With NFL Season Schedule Announcement

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The National Football League will announce the schedule for its 2018-’19 season tonight, and in anticipation of the announcement, ESPN will air a special two-hour edition of SportsCenter tonight. SportsCenter Special: 2018 NFL Schedule Release will air tonight starting at 8 p.m. ET.  the program will be simulcast live on the ESPN App.  Trey Wingo will anchor...

April 19th, 2018
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Yankees, Red Sox Return To ESPN For First Regular Season Matchup Of 2018 Season Tuesday Night

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack Let the rivalry resume! The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox continue their decades-long rivalry Tuesday night, April 10 with the first regular season meeting of the 2018 Major League Baseball season.  ESPN will have full coverage of the American League matchup, presented by Hankook Tire beginning at 7 p.m. Jon Sciambi will have the call for Tuesday night’s game. ...

April 9th, 2018
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ESPN Announces Special NFL Programming Schedule Leading Up To NFL Draft

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The countdown to the 2018 NFL Draft is on, and in anticipation, ESPN is doing its part to build anticipation for the big pre-season weekend. ESPN announced Tuesday a schedule consisting of more than 40 hours of original NFL programming leading up to the big event later this month.  It all starts tonight at 10 p.m. on ESPN2 with the new limited weekly series Inside...

April 3rd, 2018
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ESPN Announces 2018 NCAA Frozen Four Broadcast Schedule

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack College basketball’s championship has officially been awarded and the season has come to an end once again.  Now with its finale has come and gone, it’s college hockey’s turn. The NCAA’s Frozen Four has officially been set, and two of the teams in this year’s Frozen Four are some familiar names — Michigan and Notre Dame.  The other two teams that round...

April 3rd, 2018
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ESPN Adds Championship Manager To Its ‘Baseball Tonight’ Broadcast Team

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has added another big name to its Baseball Tonight broadcast team. The network announced Friday that it has inked a deal with World Series Champion manager John Farrell to join its team.  Farrell, who currently serves as an adviser for the Cincinnati Reds, led the Boston Red Sox to a World Series Championship in 2013. Farrell is currently scheduled to make his Baseball...

March 23rd, 2018
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ESPN Inks New Extension With Sun Belt Conference

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has inked a new deal with the Sunbelt Conference. The new deal takes the partnership between the worldwide leader in sports and the conference through the 20207-’28 season.  The groups’ current contract was set to expire at the end of the 2019-’20 season, extending that deal out an additional eight seasons. The new agreement makes ESPN the exclusive broadcast...

March 2nd, 2018
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