An Eastern Conference tilt between the New York Liberty at the Chicago Sky tonight (Tuesday, June 30) will air on ESPN2 at 8 p.m., and will be called by Pam Ward and analyst Carolyn Peck. Chicago’s Elena Delle Donne is on a historic run – her 261 points through the first nine games of the … Read More
Rachel Margolis Siegal
As part of the College Sports PR team at ESPN, it has been an exciting adventure for me since I joined the worldwide leader in July 2010, working on college football, college basketball, college lacrosse and WNBA properties. I began my love of sports as the manager of several high school sports teams and continued that hobby into college. While at Quinnipiac, I worked in the Sports Information Department, which led me to a summer internship at the New Haven Ravens, a AA baseball team, and an eventual job with the Athletic Communications Department at the University of Connecticut. After my five-year stint at Connecticut, I spent six years as Director of Communications at the BIG EAST Conference in Providence, R.I. before joining ESPN.
ESPN2 has added the Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, June 27 – the return of Brittney Griner after a seven-game league suspension. The 8 p.m. game will be called by Pam Ward, analyst Rebecca Lobo and reporter Holly Rowe, who will also provide reports on SportsCenter throughout the day. Mechelle Voepel will report … Read More
The 2015 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff featuring Arizona State and Texas A&M will be played on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 6:00 p.m. CST (7:00 p.m. ET). The game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, and will be televised nationally on ESPN.
In recognition of their accomplishments and contributions as distinguished alumni of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU), four honorees will be presented with the 2015 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Award, to be given during the 11th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney.
ESPN2’s opening-weekend WNBA doubleheader Sunday, June 14, showcasing the league champions from the past three seasons – Indiana Fever (2012 champions) vs. the Chicago Sky (a 2014 finalist) and the Minnesota Lynx (2013 champions) vs. the Phoenix Mercury (2014 champions) – combined to average 278,000 viewers (P2+), up 31 percent over ESPN2’s 2014 opener featuring the Chicago Sky at New York Liberty (213,000).
Kara Lawson, ESPN basketball analyst and a guard for the Washington Mystics, will host Alana Beard and the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, June 23.
Newly-Created HBCU Bowl included in 13-Game Lineup ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, has determined the date, time and network for each of the company’s 13 owned and operated bowl games for the 2015 season. Four bowls on Saturday, Dec. 19 kick off ESPN Event’s bowl season – Celebration Bowl, Gildan New Mexico Bowl, Royal … Read More
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has extended its title sponsorship in a multiyear deal with the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, one of 13 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN. “Popeyes provided terrific support for the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl last year,” said Pete Derzis, ESPN Events, senior vice president. “This multiyear extension … Read More
Downloadable ESPN Images: http://bit.ly/1eYSgdj Basketball Hall of Famer Dick Vitale, one of the most accomplished and impactful personalities in the history of sports television, has agreed to a new contract extension with ESPN that will carry through the 2017-18 season. The agreement will add another season to Vitale’s previous extension, which had been announced this … Read More
ESPN2 will start its schedule of WNBA games Sunday, June 14, with a doubleheader showcasing the league champions from the past three seasons: Indiana Fever (2012 champions) against the Chicago Sky (a 2014 finalist) at 1 p.m., followed by the Minnesota Lynx (2013 champions) at the Phoenix Mercury (2014 champions) at 3 p.m.
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