ESPN’s coverage of the 2020-21 NBA regular season continues this week with Wednesday and Friday doubleheaders. Both nights lead with the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics and Jaylen Brown facing the Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid on ESPN.
Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, and ESPN’s X Games have teamed up to celebrate the upcoming X Games in Aspen with new Rocket League items and a Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) X Regional event.
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ESPN today announced it has re-signed renowned sports broadcaster and author Mark Kriegel to its boxing announcer team. Kriegel, who joined ESPN in 2017, will continue to serve as an essayist, commentator and reporter on Top Rank on ESPN events.
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On Wednesday, January 20, ESPN Podcasts will debut a new weekly offering, First Take, Her Take, with format similar to ESPN TV’s weekday morning discussion show, First Take.
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ESPN today announced its broadcast team for the 2021 season of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell: the exclusive, national Major League Baseball game of the week. The team of World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez, play-by-play voice Matt Vasgersian, and reporter Buster Olney will return for their second season as a trio and their fourth season together overall.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani conducted a comprehensive interview with UFC’s biggest star, former two-division champion, Conor McGregor (22-4), ahead of his return to the Octagon in a rematch against Dustin Poirier (26-6) at UFC 257. The interview airs Sunday, January 17 across ESPN platforms, including SportsCenter (8 a.m. ET), ESPN.com, Snapchat and ESPN’s YouTube channel.
ESPN+ and ABC will combine to air UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar, the first of three events from UFC FIGHT ISLAND on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, this Saturday, January 16. The main event features former UFC featherweight champion and No. 1-ranked contender Max Holloway taking on No. 6-ranked featherweight contender Calvin Kattar in the main event.
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The annual schedule special will break down every AFC and NFC division, examine the opening weekend matchups, Monday Night Football and other primetime games, and more.
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ESPN International will deliver comprehensive global coverage of the 2020 XFL season to more than 100 million households in over 270 countries and territories on six continents through ESPN-branded platforms and distribution partners
Action sports content will make a triumphant return in January with 17.5 hours of live coverage of X Games Aspen 2021 on ESPN, ABC, the ESPN App and X Games social media, two preview shows in advance of the event as part of the World of X Games programming and exclusive web content across @XGames social pages and XGames.com.