A tribute to the sports fandom and involvement of outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama and a special edition of The Jump will highlight ESPN programming in observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16.
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On Saturday, Berman files two features – a one-on-one conversation with Patriots coach Bill Belichick; and a story on the unique and winning culture head coach Pete Carroll has fostered with the Seahawks. The past two weeks, Berman has travelled to Foxboro, Mass., and Seattle to visit both teams.
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X Games Aspen 2017 will debut a new production format for the 16 hours of live coverage January 26 – 29 on ESPN and ABC, including a fresh lineup of on-air talent as well as a focus on in-depth coverage of the action sports competitions, stars and overall youth lifestyle. The X Games Aspen telecasts will be hosted by pro snowboarder Jack Mitrani (@jackmitrani) and national television host Allison Hagendorf (@allihagendorf).
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The two winners of the “First Take, Your Take” viewer contest will travel to ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Wednesday, Jan. 18, to receive the full backstage experience and join Stephen A. Smith , Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim on First Take on ESPN at 10 a.m. ET to debate the day’s news. On Tuesday, Chrystal Stone of New York City will take a seat at the desk, followed by Mikal Goodman of Miami on Wednesday. Watch Stone and Goodman preparing for their appearances here, and watch their entry videos here (Stone) and here (Goodman).
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ESPN networks will televise 31 regular-season Major League Soccer matches in 2017, beginning Sunday, March 5 at 5 p.m. ET with Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC, the 2017 MLS season- opener for the two clubs and the first match at the new Orlando City Stadium. ESPN and ESPN Deportes will televise the Orlando-NYC FC clash, which will feature some of the league’s top international stars such as Brazil’s Kaká and Italy’s Antonio Nocerino (Orlando), and Spain’s David Villa and Italy’s Andrea Pirlo (New York City).
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SEC Network is debuting new commentators, new roles, new graphics and streaming the razzle-dazzle of Southeastern Conference pre-meet introductions for the 2017 gymnastics season.
ESPN Rides into Houston with Special Event Featuring Live Performance by Multi-Platinum, Eight-Time Grammy Award-Winning solo artist and vocalist Fergie and Music by Award-Winning Recording Artist and Producer DJ KhaledPosted by Carrie Kreiswirth on
ESPN will host its 13th annual ESPN The Party event Friday, Feb. 3 in Houston. In conjunction with the release of ESPN The Magazine’s Super Bowl issue, the event will feature a special live performance by multi-platinum selling, eight-time Grammy award-winning solo artist and vocalist Fergie, along with music by award-winning recording artist, producer and business mogul DJ Khaled.
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ESPN tennis analysts Chrissie Evert and Patrick McEnroe spoke with media Wednesday about the Australian Open, which starts Sunday, Jan. 15 (Monday in Melbourne), with 100 live hours over two weeks including the usual marathon overnight telecasts on ESPN television and 1,400 on WatchESPN that includes every match – singles, doubles and juniors, culminating with the women’s and men’s championships.
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