Randy Moss, a six-time Pro Bowler and one of the most transcendent wide receivers in NFL history, is joining ESPN. He will serve as an analyst on Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown.
The Seattle Mariners will return to ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell for the first time since 2004 as they visit the National League Central-leading Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 31, at 8 p.m. ET. The Mariners – led by MLB All-Star Robinson Cano – will face a star-studded Cubs team, highlighted by their All-Star infield of Anthony Rizzo, Ben Zobrist, Addison Russell and Kris Bryant. The Mariners last appeared on Sunday Night Baseball, July 6, 2004 vs. the Chicago White Sox.
ESPN will televise nine prime-time, marquee matchups in eleven nights to start the second half of the 2016 Major League Baseball season.
In a similar matchup to last year’s action for the women, World No.1-ranked Serena Williams defeated No.2 Angelique Kerber in the Ladies’ Championship, tying Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 grand slam titles. The telecast – which also includes the Williams sisters winning the Ladies’ Doubles Championship – earned a 1.1 U.S. rating, representing an average of 1,604,000 viewers (P2+) according to Nielsen, making it the highest-rated and most-viewed Ladies’ Championship telecast since 2012, when ESPN began airing the match.
ESPN will showcase highlights of the Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards tonight Friday, July 15, during a 30-minute program at 7 p.m. ET. The second annual event, held at the Conga Room at L.A. LIVE and presented by ESPN, celebrated and honored leagues, teams, individuals and members of the sporting community that have used the power of sport to make a positive impact on society.
ESPN Events has revealed the brackets for its owned and operated early season college basketball tournaments. Featuring more than 40 teams, the tournaments begin in November and continue through Christmas weekend.
2016 schedule features 15 games on ESPN platforms, including $2 Million Winner-Take-All Championship on August 2 Photos via ESPN Images ESPN and The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks have announced the broadcast teams for the quarterfinals, semifinals and final of the $2 million winner-take-all event, which began with opening rounds on … Read More
ESPN commentators continue to fill the debate chairs on First Take, next week with SportsCenter anchor Jonathan “The Coach” Coachman and studio anchor Max Bretos filling in Monday, July 18, through Wednesday, July 20. On Thursday and Friday, ESPN Deportes takes over with commentators Claudia Trejos and Marly Rivera, alongside ESPN Radio’s Anita Marks at the desk, giving their takes on the day’s top stories.
FiveThirtyEight Elections short film series continues today with “The Contested Convention,” which revisits the 1976 Republican primary.
Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) Presented by Corona Extra LIVE Friday, July 15, at 9 p.m. ET From the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi