ESPN announced today it has made its game selection for the June 14 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. The Chicago Cubs – led by Anthony Rizzo – will host the Cincinnati Reds and Joey Votto in a National League Central division battle.
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 5 on ESPN – the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets to advance to the NBA Finals – delivered the largest NBA audience on ESPN in three years, according to Nielsen.
Game 5 of the 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals – the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets to advance to the NBA Finals – delivered a strong 6.8 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. The game peaked with an 8.1 rating from 11:30 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. ET.
This NFL season, Odell Beckham Jr. – the New York Giants’ star second-year receiver – will appear weekly on ESPN New York 98.7FM’s The Michael Kay Show. Beginning September 3, Beckham will join Kay and co-host Don LaGreca,every Thursday to discuss the Giants and the NFL, continuing through the regular season and as long as the Giants are playing.
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network and ESPN3 will combine to carry all of the possible 153 championship contests from the Regionals (up to 112 games from 16 sites May 29-June 1), Super Regionals (up to 24 games from all eight sites June 5-8) and College World Series (up to 17 games June 13-24).
Award-winning journalist and contributor to E:60, Outside the Lines, Grantland and ABC News to lead growing sports and pop culture storytelling brand Chris Connelly, the award-winning reporter and essayist whose work includes contributions to E:60, Outside The Lines, ABC News, Grantland and many other programs and publications, has been named Interim Editor-in-Chief of Grantland. “We … Read More
ESPN announced today that two of Major League Baseball’s classic rivalries will take center stage this June on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. On June 21, the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants – led by Buster Posey – will visit the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and Adrian Gonzalez. On June 28, the Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo will visit the National League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals and Matt Holliday.
ESPN unveiled today the roster of sponsors for X Games Austin, taking place June 4-7 at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, with live coverage on ESPN and ABC. Bud Light and Toyota join the list of official sponsors alongside returning brands America’s Navy, GoPro, Harley-Davidson and Monster Energy. Additional sponsors include 7UP, DuPont™ Kevlar®, FRAM ®, Oakley, Skype and Fruit of the Loom, which is sponsoring the event for the first time this year.
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