ESPN will provide multi-day, multi-platform coverage of the early National Signing Day period as the 2018 freshmen class is the first recruiting class to have the choice of utilizing the new signing period that runs for 72 hours beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20 and concluding Friday, Dec. 22.
ESPNU will televise the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series on Saturday, Dec. 23, at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET, from Grand Canyon University Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona; considered one of the country’s preeminent collegiate soccer stadiums, the venue will host its first ever football event with the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series. The double-header will feature state champions from Arizona, Florida, Maryland and Utah in a premier national high school football even
ESPN The Magazine is celebrating the “most wonderful time of the year” with its ’Tis the Season Issue, featuring Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook across two holiday-themed covers.
ESPN today announced it is dedicating a full day of coverage to the Philadelphia 76ers in a special content initiative called Philadelphia All Access on Friday, Dec. 15. ESPN will air Sixers-related content throughout the day across ESPN platforms, including SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, First Take, ESPN.com, ESPN social media, and more. Philadelphia All Access will culminate with ESPN’s national telecast of the Sixers vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder game at 7 p.m. ET. The telecast will be exclusively on ESPN in the Philadelphia market. All of ESPN’s Philadelphia All Access coverage will also be available via the ESPN App.
Once again, ESPN will present a day full of marquee NBA match ups on Christmas Day. To celebrate, Santa returns to ESPN’s airwaves on December 8 to declare “Xmas” as the official holiday of the NBA and to share the holiday hopes, dreams and fears of some of the league’s biggest and brightest stars. Players … Read More
Viewership for the NBA on ESPN is Up 24 Percent to Start the 2017-18 Season; Golden State Warriors versus Oklahoma City Thunder is ESPN’s Most-Viewed Regular-Season Game Since Christmas 2016
GEICO returns for the second year as title sponsor of the State Champions Bowl Series. For the third time since 2014, this unique event will allow high school football champions from different states to play against each other in post-season bowl games to be televised live on ESPNU. The games will also be available via the ESPN App. Participating teams will play in a single game matchup, with a total of two games to take place at GCU Stadium at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz. on Saturday, Dec. 23. Games will kick off at 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. EST.
As the popularity of ESPN Fantasy games and content continues to grow, ESPN has hired award-winning fantasy basketball writer Dr. André Snellings to expand ESPN’s Fantasy Basketball coverage across all ESPN platforms. He will start at ESPN on Monday, November 20, and be based in Bristol, Conn. Snellings joins ESPN as a Fantasy Writer following … Read More
The 2017-2018 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase will feature 11 games across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU from December to February. The schedule will highlight nine of country’s top programs, and 36 players ranked in the ESPN 100 (’18), ESPN 60 (’19) and ESPN 25 (’20), including recruits who have commits to Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Kentucky, LSU, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oregon, Rutgers, St. Louis and Syracuse.
Debuts This Saturday November 11 on Top Rank on ESPN Artur Beterbiev vs. Enrico Koelling Bout ESPN today announced it has signed renowned sports broadcaster, Pulitzer Prize finalist and author Mark Kriegel to a new multi-year deal. Kriegel, a widely respected, seasoned sports media talent, will make his ESPN television debut this Saturday November 11 on Top Rank on ESPN alongside Teddy Atlas, … Read More