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Posted by Kristen Hudak on November 20, 2014

ESPN and National Recreation and Park Association Create Access to Sports Program

New Collaboration Invests in Youth Sports in Underserved Communities A new collaboration aims to level the playing field when it comes to youth sports. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN are teaming up to create the Access to Sports program, which will award grants to local park and recreation departments to improve [...]

Tom Penn - NBA Coast to Coast - December 18, 2012

Posted by Kristen Hudak on November 19, 2014

Analyst & Veteran NBA Executive Tom Penn Signs Multi-year Extension with ESPN

Contributes to SportsCenter, NBA Draft & More as NBA Front Office Expert ESPN analyst and veteran NBA executive Tom Penn has agreed to a multi-year extension with ESPN. Penn regularly contributes front office and basketball operations expertise to SportsCenter, NBA Coast to Coast, NBA Tonight and additional studio programming. He also provides extensive analysis during [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

2011 -- Orlando Magic vs. Chicago Bulls

Posted by Kristen Hudak on November 3, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers-Chicago Bulls Showdown Delivers One of ESPN’s Highest-Rated Regular-Season NBA Games Ever

Overtime Thriller Leads to a 3.1 Overnight Rating, Up 48 Percent from Last Year Friday’s ESPN NBA Doubleheader Average Matches Highest-Rated Opening Week Doubleheader Ever #BattleForLA – Lakers Versus Clippers – Up Double-Digits Versus Last Season ESPN’s telecast of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 114-108 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday, Oct. 31, delivered one [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

NBA Countdown - November 24, 2013

Posted by Kristen Hudak on October 29, 2014

NBA on ESPN Returns with Season-Opening Full Court Press

Superstars LeBron James, Returning Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony in Action Team of Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson & Doris Burke to Call Multiple Games NBA Countdown with New Trio of Sage Steele, Jalen Rose & Doug Collins Debuts ESPN to Debut New Broadcast Open Featuring Recording Artist Lenny Kravitz Interscope [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

Ford Ecoboost 300 - November 16, 2013

Posted by Kristen Hudak on October 28, 2014

Brad Daugherty to Remain with ESPN as NBA and College Basketball Analyst

Brad Daugherty, a former five-time NBA All-Star and college basketball standout, will serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst beginning in November. Daugherty will appear regularly on NBA Tonight, NBA Coast to Coast, SportsCenter and on additional news and information programming. He will also serve as an analyst for most games in ESPNU’s ACC [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA


Posted by Kristen Hudak on October 27, 2014

ESPN Teams Up with USA Football to Advance Standards in High School and Youth Football

$175,000 Grant Provides Safety Education for Players, Coaches and Parents ESPN will team up with USA Football to advance player safety on high school and youth levels through USA Football’s resources and programs. The announcement, which will be made prior to ESPN’s Monday Night Football telecast tonight (Monday, Oct. 27) at 8:15 p.m. ET, includes [...]