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HBO and Bill Simmons announce major new multi-year, multi-platform exclusive agreement

HBO AND BILL SIMMONS ANNOUNCE MAJOR NEW MULTI-YEAR,  MULTI-PLATFORM EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT,  ANCHORED BY AN ALL-NEW HBO SERIES TO LAUNCH IN 2016 LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2015 – Bill Simmons, one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media and the founding editor of Grantland.com, and HBO have entered into a major exclusive multi-year, multi-platform […]

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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL CONFERENCE CALL THIS WED., SEPT 2 AT 4 PM ET

Back to Football: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya and Sunday Night Football Coordinating Producer Fred Gaudelli to Preview 2015 NFL Season Dial 785-424-1666 to Participate STAMFORD, Conn. – August 31, 2015 – The Sunday Night Football broadcast team of Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya join coordinating producer Fred Gaudelli to preview the […]

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ESPN College Football Coverage Features Top Interscope/Universal Music Group Nashville Artists and Exclusive Songs

Cross-Genre Music, including Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, Lady Antebellum, OneRepublic, Darius Rucker, U2 and more ESPN Exclusive Songs from Imagine Dragons and Lauren Alaina ESPN will showcase the music of more than 25 acclaimed Interscope/Universal Music Group Nashville artists throughout its extensive college football coverage this season, highlighted by the world premiere of the […]

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Country Music Superstar Brad Paisley to Headline College GameDay Season Opener

Images from College GameDay Texas Schools Invited to Takeover Ft. Worth’s Sundance Square ESPN’s College GameDay Built by the Home Depot trucks will roll into Ft. Worth’s Sundance Square this week for the opening weekend of college football. Fans and mascots from Texas schools such as Baylor, North Texas, SMU, TCU and UT, as well […]

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Longhorn Network to Debut New Show All-22

New preview show joins full slate of football programming In anticipation of the Texas football season, Longhorn Network, ESPN’s 24-hour network devoted to the University of Texas, kicks off its 2015 football programming slate this week. The line-up is highlighted with the debut of All-22, a new weekly preview show, airing Thursdays  at 8 p.m. […]

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New Midnight SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt Launching Sept. 7

After months of planning, preparation and rehearsal, the new midnight (ET) edition of ESPN SportsCenter, hosted by Scott Van Pelt, will premier Monday, Sept. 7, immediately following ESPN’s telecast of the game between No. 1 Ohio State and Virginia Tech. The longtime ESPN anchor, who also previously hosted a program on ESPN Radio, will introduce […]

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July Marks 17th Straight Month at No 1 for ESPN Digital Media

31 percent share of sports category is more than Nos. 2 and 3 properties combined; New ESPN.com reaches 54.5 million fans in fourth month after launch; espnW, Grantland continue growth trend with third-most and second-most monthly uniques ever, respectively. ESPN Digital Media reached 71.6 million unique visitors in the U.S. in July, topping in the sports category […]

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@ESPNTennis & US Open, Day 1: Serena Starts Quest for Slam; Plus Djokovic, Nadal, Venus

Serena – in a Tough Quarter Filled with Americans – Plays in Prime Time, Followed by Nadal-Coric Intriguing First-Round Matchups: Nadal-Coric, Sharapova-Gavrilova, Venus-Puig, Stevens-Vandeweghe Tuesday: Federer, Murray-Kyrgios, Wawrinka, Halep, Wozniacki, Kvitova & More First Ball to Last Ball, Now Exclusive to ESPN – Action First Week Begins at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN3 SportsCenter live […]

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PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH COMMENTATORS AUGUST 29-30

Sat., Aug. 29, 7:40 a.m.: Newcastle v. Arsenal on NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO– Jim Proudfoot and Chris Waddle Sat., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.: Manchester City v. Watford on NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO– Gary Taphouse and Garry Birtles Sat., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.:  Chelsea v. Crystal Palace on USA – Tony Jones and Tony Gale Sat., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.:  Liverpool v. West Ham on Extra Time – […]

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@ESPNTennis & US Open: New Offerings on ESPN3 include Three-Court Screen for Entire Event

•    Action from 11 Courts plus Two Hours of Whip-Around Coverage Starts each Day the First Week•    Three-Court Screen with Ashe, Armstrong and Grandstand Courts for Eight Days•    Starting with QFs, Three-Window Screen will Focus on Ashe with Iso-Cam on each Player•    First ESPN-Exclusive US Open Begins August 31 For ESPN’s first exclusive coverage of […]

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Celebration Bowl introduces Atlanta’s John Grant as executive director

Atlanta businessman John Grant has been appointed executive director of the Celebration Bowl announced today. The new postseason college football bowl game, owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is set to premiere at noon ET Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, live on ABC. The Celebration Bowl, which […]

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FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 AT 12:45 P.M. ET

Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Hines Ward and Executive Producer Sam Flood To Preview 2015 NFL Season Media Conference Call Tuesday, September 1 at 12:45 p.m. ET Dial 785-424-1666 to Participate STAMFORD, Conn. – August 28, 2015 – Football Night in America analysts Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison and Hines Ward will join executive producer Sam Flood […]

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ESPN Introduces New College Sports Service, ESPN College Extra

To share: http://es.pn/1EZNmn3 Hundreds of Live College Sports Events Delivered Year-Round beginning September 5 Available to AT&T U-verse and DIRECTV, Bright House Networks, Cox, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and Select NCTC Members’ Customers at Launch All Events will continue to be Available on ESPN3 across WatchESPN Platforms ESPN today announced the launch of ESPN […]