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

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