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

ESPN To Air Expanded Edition of ‘NFL Countdown’ Sunday

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN will air a special extended edition of NFL Countdown this weekend. The network will air a special three-hour edition of the program at noon Sunday ahead of the NFL Conference Championship games.  Sam Ponder will anchor the broadcast.  He will be joined by Matt Hasselbeck, Randy Moss, Rex Ryan, Charles Wooden, Louis Riddick, Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter...

January 18th, 2019

ESPN Launches 15th Season of ‘CGD’ Next Week At Duke

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm launches its 15th season next week. The network’s flagship college basketball program is scheduled to premiere at 11 a.m. on Jan. 19 with coverage of the Duke Blue Devils and the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers.  Live coverage of the game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN. Rece Davis will anchor the morning broadcast. ...

January 12th, 2019

Fowler, Herbstreit Talk CFB Championship With Media

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN is building anticipation for its broadcast of Monday night’s college football championship game. On Friday, the network released the transcript of its conference call with the media made earlier in the week. The network’s college football broadcast team of Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler tackled (awful pun intended) topics, such as Alabama’s place in college...

January 6th, 2019

Bison, Eagles Vie For 2019 FCS CFB Championship Saturday On ESPN2

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN North Dakota State University and Eastern Washington will compete for the FCS College Football Championship this weekend, and ESPN will have full coverage of the game. The network announced in a news release sent Wednesday, that the game will be played Saturday in Frisco, Texas. Coverage is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. with FCS Championship Game Preview on ESPNEWS. ...

January 2nd, 2019