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2013 US Open - August 31, 2013

Posted by Dave Nagle on April 24, 2014

@ESPNTennis: Nadal Leads Field in Barcelona Quarterfinals Friday on ESPN3

Rafael Nadal – the top-ranked player in the world and owner of eight titles at the ATP Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – headlines the four quarterfinals, all live on ESPN3 on Friday, April 25. Action begins at 6:30 a.m., and Nadal will play the day’s third match, against No. 6 seed Nicolas Almagro, a fellow Spaniard. Nadal, the “King of Clay,” is riding a 41-match winning streak at the event and is 42-1 lifetime there. He has won the last eight times he played the tournament (did not play in 2010).

Category: Tennis

2013 NFL Draft - April 25, 2013

Posted by Allison Stoneberg on April 24, 2014

ESPN Commentators for the 2014 NFL Draft

Ray Lewis Joins Chris Berman, Jon Gruden and Mel Kiper Jr. for Round One of ESPN’s 35th Draft Telecast ESPN’s live presentation of the 2014 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light begins Thursday, May 8, at 8 p.m. ET from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Round 1 – which will be televised [...]

Category: Football, NFL

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Posted by Derek Volner on April 24, 2014

Myles Turner, No. 2 Basketball Recruit, to Announce College Selection on ESPNU

Myles Turner, No. 2 in the ESPN 100, will announce his college selection during ESPNU’s Recruiting Nation: Announcement Special on Wednesday, April 30, at 4 p.m. E.T. The 7’0’’ center from Bedford, Texas, is expected to choose between Duke, Kansas, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Southern Methodist, Texas and Texas A&M. Recruiting director Paul Biancardi, recruiting [...]

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Posted by Kevin Ota on April 24, 2014

ESPN Digital Media Sets New Records in March, Returns to No. 1 Across Sports Category

49 million uniques on mobile set a new sports category record; 69 million uniques overall is second highest all-time; 824 million total visits is most-ever for sports property in March During a month in which a record-setting 11 million brackets were entered in ESPN’s men’s basketball Tournament Challenge, ESPN was No. 1 across all key [...]

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Posted by Bill Hofheimer on April 23, 2014

ESPN’s 2014 Monday Night Football Schedule

Giants vs. Lions and Chargers vs. Cardinals in Season-Opening Doubleheader on Sept. 8 MNF Highlights: Appearances by both Super Bowl teams – Seattle Seahawks at Washington (Oct. 6); and Denver Broncos at Cincinnati (Dec. 22); Eight teams have two appearances each – Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants, New York Jets, New Orleans Saints, [...]

Category: Football, NFL

Posted by Allison Stoneberg on April 23, 2014

ESPN’s Arena Football League Schedule – May 2014

Date Time (ET) Game Network(s) Sat, May 3 7 p.m. Philadelphia Soul vs. Pittsburgh Power ESPN3 Sat, May 3 7:30 p.m. Portland Thunder vs. Tampa Bay Storm ESPN3 Sat, May 3 8 p.m. Iowa Barnstormers vs. San Antonio Talons ESPN3 Sat, May 3 10:30 p.m. Orlando Predators vs. San Jose Sabercats ESPN3 Sun, May 4 [...]

Category: Football

Posted by Jennifer Cingari on April 23, 2014

ESPN Films’ SEC Storied Looks at Alabama/Georgia Gymnastics Rivalry

ESPN Films’ next SEC Storied documentary, “Sarah & Suzanne,” will premiere Wednesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU. The 60-minute film chronicles the paths of two Southeastern Conference gymnastics coaches who, while simultaneously building their programs and experiencing great success, elevated the level of competition and created an extraordinary rivalry in college sports. [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on April 23, 2014

Former Junior Middleweight Title Challenger López to Meet Martínez on Special Thursday Edition of “ESPN Friday Night Fights” and “Noche de Combates”

The special Thursday, April 24 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former Junior Middleweight title challenger Josesito López (31-6, 18 KOs) and Aron Martínez (19-2-1, 4 KOs) in the 10-round Junior Welterweight main event. Thursday’s show, from the Agua [...]