ESPN’s coverage of Super Bowl 50 will conclude this weekend with programming originating from several locations across the Bay Area – San Francisco’s Marina Green and Moscone Center, and Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.
Green Bay Packers Super Bowl-winning quarterback Brett Favre will join the crew as a guest analyst for 30 minutes, the morning after his expected election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
On ESPN Deportes at 3 p.m., Super Bowl 50 Spanish-language commentary team – Alvaro Martin, Raul Allegre and John Sutcliffe – will host special edition of NFL Live desde México segments from the Marina Green. They will be joined on the program by Ciro Procuna, Sergio Dipp and former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson.
New York Giants Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning, the brother of Broncos Peyton Manning, will be a guest on Mike & Mike tomorrow morning, as well as two Hall of Famers – Jerry Rice and Dan Marino. Later in the day, Manning and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will join host Lindsay Czarniak on SportsCenter at 3 p.m.
Five acclaimed journalists have joined the editorial staff of The Undefeated, ESPN’s new content initiative for exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture. The new additions include two writers, Lonnae O’Neal and Clinton Yates of The Washington Post, and three editors – Latoya Peterson, an editor-at-large at Fusion, Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Steve Reiss, and Danyel Smith, former editor-in-chief at VIBE magazine.
New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV-winning coach Sean Payton will join host Chris Berman and analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Keyshawn Johnson and Tom Jackson to preview the AFC and NFC Conference Championships on ESPN’s Postseason NFL Countdown, Sunday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Co-host Wendi Nix and NFL Insider Adam Schefter will also be featured on the two-hour program.
Three senior writers have joined the staff of “The Undefeated,” ESPN’s upcoming site that will provide in-depth reporting, commentary and insight on race and culture through the lens of sports. The new additions include Buzzfeed’s Kelley Carter, Michael Fletcher and Soraya Nadia McDonald of The Washington Post, and ESPN.com columnist Jason Reid.
ESPN will continue its coverage of the NFL Playoffs with two editions of Postseason NFL Countdown on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. ET and Sunday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. Both shows will preview the day’s NFL Divisional Playoff games. Host Chris Berman and analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, as well as segment host Wendi Nix and NFL Insider Adam Schefter will be featured.
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