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Gruden's QB Camp - April 9, 2014

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on March 3, 2015

Gruden’s QB Camp Returns for Sixth Season on ESPN

Class of 2015 Features Five QBs, including Heisman Winners Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Jon Gruden’s QB Camp series has become as much a part of annual pre-NFL Draft coverage as the Scouting Combine and Pro Days since its debut on ESPN in 2010. In all, 38 players have participated in the series the past [...]

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TBT logo

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on March 2, 2015

The Basketball Tournament Secures Television Deal With ESPN

Doubles Prize Money To $1 Million for Second Year of Winner Take-All Event; Field grows to 96 teams with regional sites to include Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta; Final Rounds to be Carried Live on ESPN from New York on August 1-2 BOSTON, MA – March 2, 2015 –The Basketball Tournament (TBT), the single-elimination, winner-take-all, [...]

Category: Basketball

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on January 22, 2015

ESPN Super Bowl XLIX Preview Conference Call Transcript

NFL Analyst Tedy Bruschi Previews Seahawks-Patriots Matchup in Arizona ESPN conducted a media conference call today with three-time Super Bowl champion and NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi. In his 13 seasons – all w/ the Patriots – Bruschi played in five Super Bowls, including the last Super Bowl in Arizona (XLII in 2008). Bruschi, who also [...]

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Super Bowl set

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on January 22, 2015

ESPN’s Super Bowl XLIX Coverage

PHOTOS: ESPN at the Super Bowl SCHEDULE: Super Bowl-related programming for Jan. 26-Feb. 1  130 Hours of TV and Radio from Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona ESPN’s blanket coverage of Super Bowl week kicks off Monday, Jan. 26, at 6 a.m. ET/4 a.m. MT from Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona, the network’s studio home leading [...]

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2014 NFL Pro Bowl - January 26, 2014

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on January 20, 2015

2015 NFL Pro Bowl on ESPN

Monday Night Football Team Will Call Pro Bowl from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday ESPN’s Monday Night Football team of Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and reporter Lisa Salters will call the 2015 Pro Bowl Presented by McDonald’s from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday, January 25 (8 p.m. ET, [...]

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Posted by Bill Hofheimer on January 4, 2015

Cardinals-Panthers Wild Card Game is ESPN’s Third Highest-Rated NFL Game Ever

Eighth Most-Watched Telecast among Viewers, and Ninth Highest-Rated, in Cable TV History The Saturday afternoon NFL Wild Card game on ESPN – a Carolina Panthers’ 27-16 victory over the Arizona Cardinals – ranks as the network’s third highest-rated NFL game ever. It is also the eighth most-viewed telecast among viewers (see chart below), and ninth [...]

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MNF crew

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 30, 2014

ESPN NFL Wild Card Playoff Conference Call Transcript

MNF’s Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and Producer Jay Rothman Preview Cardinals-Panthers and 2014 NFL Playoffs ESPN conducted a NFL media conference call today with Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman and commentators Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden to discuss coverage of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers Wild Card Playoff game this weekend (Saturday, Jan. [...]

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Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia Eagles - November 7, 2011

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 15, 2014

Jon Gruden Agrees to Extension through ESPN’s Monday Night Football Deal

Photos via ESPN Images Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden has agreed to an extension with ESPN that will keep him on sports television’s signature series and out of coaching through the remainder of the company’s current NFL rights agreement, the 2021 NFL season. [Gruden discussed the extension during halftime of tonight’s Saints-Bears MNF game [...]

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Sunday NFL Countdown - September 7, 2014

Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 14, 2014

ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown Notes and Quotes: Week 15

ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown host Chris Berman and analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson and Keyshawn Johnson previewed the NFL’s week 15 games with insiders Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. Comments from today’s show: On what to expect from first-time Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Johnny Manziel … Carter: “I expect him to be a [...]

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Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 9, 2014

Monday Night Football Helps ESPN Win the Night

Last night’s Monday Night Football game – a Green Bay Packers’ 43-37 victory over the Atlanta Falcons – helped ESPN win the night across all broadcast and cable networks among households, viewers and all key male and adult demos. The game was the top telecast across all networks in those same categories. The game averaged [...]

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