The newly created Frisco Bowl will be played from its new Frisco, Texas, home beginning in December 2017. The bowl game, formerly the Miami Beach Bowl, is now owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, and is affiliated with the American Athletic Conference.
Continuing a Memorial Day weekend tradition that dates back to 1965, ABC will televise the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race on Sunday, May 28.
ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Division I Softball Championship continues with exclusive telecasts of the Super Regionals beginning Thursday, May 25, and continuing through Sunday, May 28, with up to 24 games from eight campus sites. The eight, best-of-three series will be televised across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU with the victorious teams advancing to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the ESPN app will combine to present more than 15 live hours of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by Kindle, from National Harbor, Md., on May 31 and June 1. This is the 90th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee and ESPN’s 24th straight year of televising the finals.
The next installment in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series, “The Rebel,” will premiere on Tuesday, May 30, at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The film looks at mercurial former Ole Miss basketball scoring sensation Johnny Neumann and the decisions he made that shaped his life and career forever.
Beginning Tuesday, SEC Network will again air the first, second, third, quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament – a total of 16 games – with the championship game airing on ESPN2.
Longtime ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale – one of the most influential and vibrant personalities in the history of sports television – has signed a contract extension with ESPN through the 2019-20 season.
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16 Gentlemen, 12 Ladies to Earn Way into Wimbledon Field
Los Angeles, CA – May 19, 2017 – As part of a new collaborative effort to grow the sport of beach volleyball at the highest level, Management Plus Enterprises, the creators and owners of The World Series of Beach Volleyball (WSOBV) announced that ESPN will telecast the internationally recognized and FIVB sanctioned WSOBV “President’s Cup” that takes place in Long Beach, Calif., from July 13-16, 2017. The President’s Cup features the top eight beach volleyball teams from the USA, including three-time gold medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings, competing against the eight best international teams in the world, including current reigning Olympic gold medalists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst from Germany.
ESPN concludes its 1,000+ college baseball game schedule with a record thirteen conference championship games over ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network and streaming on ACC Network Extra, ESPN3 and SEC Network +.