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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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 +.
ESPN today announced its game selection for the June 11 edition of the exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball telecast presented by Taco Bell: The Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts will host the Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera from Fenway Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN continues tomorrow Thursday, May 18 with a 10-round super bantamweight bout set featuring Diego De La Hoya (17-0, 9 KOs) and Erik Ruiz (16-6-1, 6 KOs) – live on ESPN and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes from Casino del Sol in Tucson, Arizona beginning at 10 p.m. EST/ 7 p.m. PST.
ESPN today announced that Paul Pierce, former NBA Finals MVP and 10-time All-Star, is joining the NBA Countdown team for pre-game and halftime shows throughout the NBA Finals on ABC. Pierce will join fellow former NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups, analyst Jalen Rose and host Michelle Beadle to form this year’s quartet.
The Undefeated, ESPN’s multiplatform initiative focusing on the intersections of sports, race and culture, is teaming with SurveyMonkey for a national online survey to determine the 50 greatest black athletes. The online survey was conducted by SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading online survey platform.
Following Real Ski and Real Snow, the third installment in the Real Series schedule for 2017 will switch focus to summer sports with the eight Real Street video parts dropping today, May 17 at 12 p.m. ET, on XGames.com/RealStreet. Fans will have a chance to view and vote on their favorite video, with the fan favorite winning an additional cash prize. The full World of X Games episode will air May 28 on ABC, which will feature all eight video parts, behind-the-scenes footage, athlete interviews and selection of the medalists. The videos will be judged by a panel of industry experts and a first place cash prize will be awarded to the winner, as well as gold, silver and bronze medals for the top three athletes and their filmers.