ESPN’s ‘First Take’ To Preview NFC Wild Card Matchup Live From Texas

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The National Football League kicks off its post season this weekend, and ESPN will be on hand to cover the first weekend of the playoffs. The network announced Monday in a news release, that its hit show First Take will air live from Arlington, Texas where the Dallas Cowboys will host the Seattle Seahawks in one of the weekend’s four Wildcard matchups.  The program’s...

January 1st, 2019

ESPN Adds Two More Cubs Games to ‘SNB’ 2019 Broadcast Schedule

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN announced two more games this week, for its 2019 Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell broadcast schedule. The network announced Friday the the Chicago Cubs will host back-to-back games on May 5 and 12 live on ESPN.  The first game will see the Cubs host their National League Central opponents, the St. Louis Cardinals.  The second will pit the Cubs against...

December 23rd, 2018

ESPN Announces ‘SNB’ Broadcast Schedule For First Half Of 2019 Season

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN announced the first slate of games on its Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule this week. The network released the 14-game schedule Monday, and this year’s schedule launches March 31 as the Phillies host the Braves in a National League inter-divisional matchup.  Week Two will see National League West foes Colorado and Los Angeles go under the lights live. The...

December 15th, 2018

Mendoza, ESPN Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack Another member of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseballbroadcast team will be back with the group this spring. Jessica Mendoza reached a new multi-year contract extension with ESPN this week.  The announcement came only a day after fellow ESPN MLB broadcast team member and MLB vet Mark Teixeira was announced to return. Mendoza said in a news release from the network that...

December 15th, 2018

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