ESPN’s lead college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit participated in a media conference call today to discuss the college football’s best kickoff week, as well as College GameDay’s first destination—Lambeau Field.
ESPN tennis analysts Cliff Drysdale, Chrissie Evert and Mary Joe Fernandez spoke with media Wednesday to discuss the upcoming US Open.
A trio of high-profile athletes – Chicago native and Milwaukee Bucks player Jabari Parker, Chicago Sky guard Cappie Pondexter and USA Track and Field star Kristi Castlin, a bronze medalist at the Rio Olympics in the 100m hurdles — will participate in ESPN’s 90-minute An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and Violence – a discourse on athletes, guns, violence and law enforcement – on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Jemele Hill, the discussion will be taped earlier that day during a town hall at the South Side YMCA of Metro Chicago (2 – 4 p.m. CT). ESPN Radio will also carry the program from 9:30 – 11 p.m.
ESPN will provide exclusive coverage of the 2016 NCAA Division I women’s volleyball regular season, televising more than 30 games and nine conferences on ESPNU and ESPN2. Matchups on SEC Network, Longhorn Network, ACC Network Extra and ESPN3 will also allow viewers to watch over 450 women’s volleyball matches, the most in ESPN’s history.
The State Farm Champions Classic – an early-season neutral-site doubleheader featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State – will continue through the 2019 season.
Beginning September 2, Weekly Coverage of Top High School Football Matchups, Totaling 12 Games Top players from ESPN 300 and ESPN Junior 300 will Participate, Totaling 67 Ranked Athletes More than 20 Participants Have Verbally Committed to Division I Schools The 2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase will feature matchups between some of the … Read More
Can Josh Norman Save the Redskins? Josh Norman will tell you—and not many will argue—that he is the best cornerback on earth. So why is he still scouring the planet in search of recognition? The Mag traveled to Paris with the Redskins’ offseason signing to find out.
The 2016 college football season begins on ESPN with two games and a number of previews shows leading into the sport’s best opening week ever over Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 1-Sept. 5).
· First Ball to Last Ball, Exclusive to ESPN Starting August 29
· 130+ Hours on TV and WatchESPN; A Record 1,300 More on WatchESPN from 12 Courts
· Phil Collins Performs Opening Night including Duet with “Hamilton” Star Leslie Odom, Jr.
Longhorn Network, ESPN’s 24-hour network devoted to the University of Texas, returns original weekly football programming beginning Monday, Aug. 29. The fall schedule is highlighted with expert analysis surrounding every football game from Texas’ most recognizable Longhorn Legends, including a new role for Lifetime Longhorn and NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho.