RSSPress Releases by Ben Cafardo


Posted by Ben Cafardo on April 16, 2014

@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: NBA Takeover for Final Night of Regular Season

Mavericks-Grizzlies, Clippers-Trail Blazers Doubleheader on ESPN NBA Coast to Coast to Provide Live Look-ins on ESPN2 SportsCenter Special: Face to Face with Hannah Storm on Friday ESPN will own the final night of the NBA regular season on Wednesday, April 16, with simultaneous programming across networks beginning with a special one-hour edition of Kia NBA [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

2013 College World Series - Game 2 - June 25, 2013

Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 31, 2014

Jessica Mendoza Expands ESPN Role, Joins Baseball Tonight

Multi-platform ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza is expanding her role at the network to include a position on Baseball Tonight. Mendoza will typically appear on Monday editions of Baseball Tonight, alongside Sunday Night Baseball’s John Kruk, generally airing at 10 p.m. and midnight ET. In addition to her Baseball Tonight role, Mendoza will also contribute [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

2011 -- John Skipper

Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 28, 2014

Transcript: Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig & ESPN President John Skipper Media Conference Call

What’s on Deck for 25th Season? ESPN’s season-opening MLB schedule ESPN’s 25th Sunday Night Baseball season Earlier today, Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig and ESPN President John Skipper appeared together on a media conference call to discuss the start of ESPN’s 25th Major League Baseball season and the first year of the new multi-platform rights [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB


Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 28, 2014

What’s On Deck for ESPN’s 25th Major League Baseball Season?

As ESPN begins its 25th Major League Baseball season, the network is unveiling a variety of new content plans to celebrate the milestone and its new multi-platform rights agreement with MLB. Here’s what’s “on deck” this season: Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown The Sunday Night Baseball pre-game edition of Baseball Tonight is being re-branded to [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

2010 -- LeBron James -- Miami Heat

Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 27, 2014

Heat-Pacers Showdown Delivers ESPN’s Second-Highest Rated NBA Game of the Season

Wednesday’s Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers showdown – the Pacers defeated the Heat 84-83 in an intensely played contest – delivered a 2.6 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the second-highest rated NBA game of the 2013-14 season for ESPN, just behind the network’s Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder telecast on January 29, which delivered a 2.7. In [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

Baseball Tonight

Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 25, 2014

Eric Wedge Joins ESPN for 25th Season of Baseball Tonight

Veteran Major League Baseball manager Eric Wedge has joined ESPN as an analyst for the 25th season of Baseball Tonight. Wedge will regularly contribute to Baseball Tonight studio programming while also making appearances across ESPN platforms, including SportsCenter and ESPN Radio. Wedge debuts today, March 25, as part of ESPN’s spring training telecast – Atlanta Braves at [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

Jeff Van Gundy and Mike Breen - November 1, 2013

Posted by Ben Cafardo on February 25, 2014

@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: Feb. 25, 2014

Bulls to Host Knicks on ABC, ESPN Radio The New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony will visit the Chicago Bulls and Joakim Noah on Sunday, March 2, at 1 p.m. ET on ABC. Mike Breen will join analyst Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Doris Burke to provide commentary. The game will also be available on [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

Dustin Pedroia - Boston Red Sox - April 11, 2009

Posted by Ben Cafardo on February 24, 2014

ESPN’s 25th MLB Season: Early Monday Night Baseball & Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections

Appearances by the Red Sox, Rangers, Braves, Phillies, Angels, Athletics, Blue Jays, Astros, Rockies & Marlins ESPN’s 25th Major League Baseball season will include appearances from several top teams on Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball to start the year. Monday Night Baseball’s season will begin on Opening Day – Monday, March 31 – [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB