Earlier this month, the New York State Broadcaster’s Association announced that ESPN New York 98.7FM received three top honors in the large market radio division. The New York State Broadcaster’s Association awards recognize excellence in broadcasting within the radio and television industry.
2016 World Series Champions Anthony Rizzo & Kyle Schwarber to Join ESPN1000 Exclusively Throughout MLB Season
ESPN1000 Chicago, the number-one-rated sports talk radio station in the city, will welcome World Series heroes Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber of the Cubs who will make weekly appearances on the station throughout the 2017 MLB season.
Effective Monday, April 3, ESPN 1000’s Kap & Co. and Carmen & Jurko, will swap times slots, with Kap & Co. moving to 9 a.m. – noon CT and Carmen & Jurko to noon – 2 p.m.
Recently retired New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will join The Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN every Thursday, beginning March 30. Each week at 5 p.m. throughout the baseball season, Teixeira will provide opinion and analysis.
ESPN1000, the number one rated sports talk radio station in Chicago, will welcome World Series heroes Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber, who will make weekly appearances on the station throughout the 2017 MLB season.
First Take, ESPN’s lively weekday morning studio debate show featuring Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and host Molly Qerim, will move to ESPN at 10 a.m. ET beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The live two-hour program will continue to focus on the most compelling and entertaining topics of the day from the world of sports.
ESPN Previews Shred Hate Campaign with PSA and Website Launch During National Bullying Prevention Month
X Games will host a Facebook Live on September 30 at 10:30 a.m. ET, kicking off National Bullying Prevention Month with a preview of the year-long Shred Hate campaign launching in January 2017. Hosted by X Games TV talent and snowboarder Jack Mitrani, the Facebook Live will debut the Shred Hate PSA, which will air throughout October on ESPN platforms. The Shred Hate PSA aims to direct fans to bullying prevention resources and awareness of methods to reduce the intensity and frequency of bullying cases.
DoSomething.org and ESPN Team Up for “Game-Winning Drive” Campaign to Increase Access to Sports Equipment
Game-Winning Drive is the Nation’s Largest Youth-Led Sports Equipment Drive NEW YORK, NY –August 16, 2016– Kids from underserved communities are 50% less likely to play sports. One major reason is the equipment is too expensive. That’s why DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and ESPN are teaming up for the … Read More
ESPN’s third annual ESPY Day to benefit The V Foundation raised more than $3.9 million for cancer research, including $1.4 million that will be directed to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, which encourages cutting-edge research for minority populations suffering from cancer.
ESPN will showcase highlights of the Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards tonight Friday, July 15, during a 30-minute program at 7 p.m. ET. The second annual event, celebrated and honored leagues, teams, individuals and members of the sporting community that have used the power of sport to make a positive impact on society.
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