ESPN Networks To Air NBA Free Agency Specials

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN continues its off-season coverage of the National Basketball Association next week. The network will cover the start of the league’s free agency period on The Jump: Free Agency Special.  The broadcast is scheduled to air from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2.  Rachel Nichols will anchor the broadcast. The NBA’s free agency period opens at 6 p.m. June 30. Prior...

June 22nd, 2019

ESPN Announces Broadcast Schedule For Upcoming MLB Games

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN The Cubs and Brewers will go under the lights Sunday night live on ESPN. The National League Central foes, who are one, two in the division, will close out their three-game weekend series at Wrigley Field.  Milwaukee blanked Chicago 7-0 in the series’ opener Friday.  The teams face off in the series’ second game Saturday afternoon at 2:20 p.m. Jon Lester (3-2)...

May 11th, 2019

ESPN To Carry Exclusive NBA Draft Lottery Coverage

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack As the 2018-19 NBA season winds down, ESPN will carry coverage of the first building block for the 2019-20 season. The worldwide leader in sports will broadcast the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery May 14 from 8:30 – 9p.m.  The broadcast will originate live from Chicago, ILL and will feature the reveal for the Draft lottery order, analysis from ESPN on-air talent and interviews...

May 7th, 2019

ESPN Adds Roddy Jones To ACC Network On-Air Team

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The ACC Network has added another name to its on-air talent roster. Former Georgia Tech running back and team captain Roddy Jones was announced this week as the newest member of the network’s talent roster.  Jones currently works as a sideline analyst for ESPN during college football season. According to information provided by ESPN, which owns and operates the...

April 28th, 2019

ESPN To Broadcast 2019 Japan Opening Series Next Week

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN is headed to the far east for an upcoming Major League Baseball broadcast. The network will carry coverage of the 2019 Japan Opening Series on March 20 and 21. The series is a pair of pre-season MLB games, which will be played live at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.  The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics will face off in the matchups. Dave Fleming and Eduardo...

March 16th, 2019

ESPN To Air 2019 Women’s College Basketball Tournament Selection Show Monday

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN Women’s college basketball fans will find out next week, if their favorite teams will be part of the NCAA Women’s College Basketball tournament. ESPN will air the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Special presented by Capital One at 7 p.m. on Monday.  The two-hour special starts on ESPN, and will move to ESPNU as each team and its seeding is announced. Monday’s...

March 16th, 2019

ESPN Adds Yankee Great To Its Talent Roster

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN is adding another big name to its on-air roster. The network announced on Tuesday, that it has reached a deal with former New York Yankee star CC Sabathia to serve as a contributor for its Major League Baseball broadcasts. Sabathia, a a Cy Young Award-winning pitcher recently announced that he will retire after this season.  While his retirement is still months...

March 7th, 2019

ESPN Networks Airing Expansive Women’s College Basketball Tournament Schedule

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN is getting audiences ready for the women’s college basketball championship. The network launched a two-week-long schedule of tournaments that culminates next weekend in a series of women’s college basketball championships. Games on the schedule will be spread across ESPN’s family of networks on ESPN+, ESPNU, ESPN2, the SEC Network, ESPN3 and ACC Network...

March 5th, 2019

ESPNEWS Adding New Sports Betting, Information Program To Its Lineup

Courtesy: ESPN/ESPNEWS By Philip Sayblack ESPN is launching a new sports betting program. The network made the announcement in a news release sent Friday.  the release announced the program, Daily Wager is meant to educate sports fans about teams and sports, and about sports wagering. Daily Wager is scheduled to debut at 6 p.m., March 11 on ESPNEWS.  The one-hour program is scheduled to air Monday-Friday...

March 3rd, 2019

ESPN+ Expands NHL Coverage

Courtesy: ESPN/ESPN+ By Philip Sayblack ESPN is giving hockey fans a new way to enjoy their favorite game. ESPN+ is expanding its National Hockey League coverage as the push to the playoffs heats up.  The broadcast schedule expansion, which started Friday, features 14 games per week through the remainder of the regular season. The network’s expanded coverage features games, such as a matchup between...

March 3rd, 2019