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Drake - September 24, 2013

Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on April 9, 2014

Drake Announced as Host of The 2014 ESPYS

Live Telecast of Awards on July 16from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles Grammy Award-winning, platinum-selling recording artist and multi-faceted performer Drake announced today via Twitter that he will host The 2014 ESPYS on Wednesday, July 16, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. The Awards will be televised live starting at [...]

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Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on December 10, 2013

ESPN Films’ Upcoming “The Price of Gold” Focuses on Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan and the “Whack Heard Around the World” 20 Years Ago

On January 6, 1994, just weeks before the Olympic Games in Norway, Nancy Kerrigan was struck on the knee in a stunning attack and what unfolded was one of the most dramatic controversies in sports history.  ESPN Films will debut a new 30 for 30 documentary, The Price of Gold, on Thursday, January 16, at [...]

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Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on October 30, 2013

The Fall Slate of 30 for 30 Concludes with “Bernie and Ernie” Premiering November 5

Documentary Explores the Relationship between Former Dynamic Duo Bernard King and Ernie Grunfeld ESPN Films’ Peabody award-winning 30 for 30 film series wraps up this slate of documentaries next week with Bernie and Ernie premiering Tuesday, November 5, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.  In the mid-1970’s, King and Grunfeld joined forces in Knoxville as the backbone of the [...]

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Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on September 26, 2013

Larry King Set to Guest Host Olbermann October 1-3

Jeremy Schaap and Colin Cowherd will also serve as guest hosts in coming weeks. Television icon Larry King (Larry King Now) will guest host ESPN2’s late night show Olbermann from October 1-3, when Keith Olbermann will be taking a temporary leave from the show to host the MLB postseason studio show on TBS.  King will [...]

Eddie Aikau

Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on September 20, 2013

The Second Volume of ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 Series Returns with Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau to Premiere October 1 on ESPN

ESPN Films announces the return of the Peabody award-winning film series with Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau, a 2013 Tribeca Film Festival selection, which will premiere on ESPN/ESPN HD on Tuesday, October 1, at 8 p.m. ET.  The trailer for the film can be viewed at http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=9639055.  Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau is [...]

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Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on August 21, 2013

ESPN Films’ and espnW’s Nine for IX Series Comes to a Close with Final Film, Branded, Premiering August 27

Documentary explores the contradictory message that women athletes should be the best performers in the dome and the most seductive outside it The last documentary in ESPN Films’ and espnW’s Nine for IX series, Branded, will premiere on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Sports are supposed to be the ultimate level [...]

Posted by Jay Jay Nesheim on June 27, 2013

Nominees Announced for The 2013 ESPYS as Fan Voting Begins

Drew Brees, Miguel Cabrera, Chicago Blackhawks, Gabby Douglas, Joe Flacco, Brittney Griner, LeBron James, Michael Phelps, Maria Sharapova, Mike Trout, Abby Wambach, Serena Williams all nominees for The 2013 ESPYS, hosted by Jon Hamm WHAT: Nominees for The 2013 ESPYS presented by Capital One, hosted by Jon Hamm, are revealed and voting has begun. Pardon [...]

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