Teixeira, ESPN Reach Agreement On Contract Extension

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack Mark Teixeira is sticking with ESPN. The MLB great, who is a three-time American League All-Star and member of the 2009 World Series Champion New York Yankees, has signed a new multi-year agreement with ESPN.  The network made the announcement in a news release sent Monday. Teixeira’s new deal ensures that he will remain an analyst on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight: Sunday...

December 11th, 2018

ESPN Inks Deal With Champion For MLS Broadcasts

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN has added a famous new name to its Major League Soccer broadcast staff. British broadcaster Jon Champion will be the new play-by-play voice for the network’s MLS coverage.  Champion has become one of the most well-known and respected soccer anchors overseas thanks to his coverage of the English Premiere League and various other top global football events over...

December 10th, 2018

Imagine Dragons Tapped To Headline CFB Championship Halftime

By Philip Sayblack ESPN has announced the halftime entertainment for the College Football National Championship. Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons will perform at halftime live from Treasure Island at San Francisco Bay.  Network officials made the announcement Monday. Fans with passes to Treasure Island will get in to the show for free. A trailer for the band’s appearance is streaming online...

December 10th, 2018

The ACC Network Is Coming

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN The ACC Network is going to become a reality next year. ESPN announced this week that it will launch its new college sports network Aug. 22.  The network’s first college football broadcast will feature Georgia Tech on the road against Clemson on Aug. 29 for a Thursday night showdown. According to a news release from ESPN, the ACC Network is expected to broadcast...

December 2nd, 2018

Hawai’i Bowl Names New Title Sponsor

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN It’s time to go bowling, and in the spirit of the season, ESPN has announced one of this year’s bowls has a new sponsor. The Hawai’i Bowl announced SoFi as its new title sponsor.  The game, scheduled to be played Dec. 22 in Honolulu, HA, is now in its 17th year as a post season game for the college football ranks. SoFi is a personal finance company based in...

December 2nd, 2018

ESPN Networks Announce Broadcast Schedule For Week 11 Of College Football’s 2018 Season

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN has announced its broadcast schedule for Week 11 of the 2018 college football season. This week’s schedule features a number of games that have major playoff implications.  One of the most notable of the week’s games is an ACC matchup between undefeated No. 2 Clemson and No. 22 Boston College.  The headlining Saturday Night Footballgame is scheduled to...

November 6th, 2018

ESPN Announces Schedule Changes For Weekend CFB Broadcasts

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the East Coast, and the impacts of its winds and rain are reaching onto the gridiron. A number of college football games have been either canceled or re-scheduled as a result of the storm.  This also has impacted the ESPN networks’ broadcast schedule of this weekend’s scheduled college football games. The updated schedule...

September 14th, 2018

‘College GameDay’ Opens Its 2018 Season At Notre Dame

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN’s flagship college football program is coming home…sort of. College GameDay Built by The Home Depot returns to South Bend, Indiana and the campus of Notre Dame for its season premiere this Saturday, September 1.  The 10-time Emmy Award-winning program will air live from Libery Quad starting at 9 a.m., preceding the Fighting Irish’s annual showdown with...

August 27th, 2018

ESPN Announces Final Two ‘SNB’ Broadcasts For MLB’s 2018 Season

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has added two more matchups to its broadcast schedule for the 2018 Major League Baseball season, including the network’s season finale broadcast of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. Up first on that schedule is an inter-divisional National League matchup between the Dodgers and Cardinals on September 16.  The game is certain to have major playoff...

August 27th, 2018

ESPN Moving ‘NBA Countdown’ Back To L.A.; Announces Programming Changes For ‘SportsCenter,’ Other Shows

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN’s NBA Countdown is headed back to the West Coast. The network’s flagship NBA studio show is returning to ESPN’s Los Angeles Production Center for its upcoming season.  The change is in line with ESPN’s new NBA post-game show NBA After The Buzzer, which will feature the NBA Countdown broadcast team. The return of NBA Countdown to its Los Angeles studio...

August 25th, 2018