ESPN Radio New York 98.7FM program director Justin Craig has been named Senior Director, Programming and Operations for the national ESPN Radio network. In this capacity, Craig will be responsible for all aspects of ESPN Radio programming and production, including oversight of Mike & Mike, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, Russillo & Kanell, and nighttime and weekend programming.
espnW will once again bring its signature Women + Sports conference to the Midwest with the second annual espnW: Women + Sports, Chicago event. Taking place on Wednesday, May 3, the one-day conference will unite leaders in sports and business for discussions, presentations and activities geared to inspire and engage women in sports. Among the featured speakers and panelists will be gymnast and Olympic gold medalist, Laurie Hernandez — who is coming off her win on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars — and veteran Chicago sports broadcaster Peggy Kusinski
ESPN Radio will have an extensive live presence in Houston in advance of Super Bowl LI, with nearly 55 hours of live programming Wednesday, Feb. 1 – Saturday, Feb. 4. Mike & Mike, Russillo & Kanell and ESPN New York 98.7FM’s The Stephen A. Smith Show and The Michael Kay Show will each broadcast live from Houston Wednesday – Friday.
ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike launched its Gruden’s QB Camp sweepstakes presented by Sears Auto Center & DieHard Brand today, which gives fans the chance to win a trip to ESPN Monday Night Football analyst and Super Bowl-winning head coach Jon Gruden’s quarterbacks camp in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
The Stephen A. Smith Show Returns to ESPN Radio’s New York and Los Angeles Stations Starting January 17
On Tuesday, Jan. 17, The Stephen A. Smith Show will return to ESPN’s owned and operated radio stations in Los Angeles – ESPN LA710 – and New York – 98.7FM. The same day, the two-hour program will debut on ESPN’s SiriusXM Channel 80.
ESPN Radio has added four new shows to its 2016 winter weekend lineup that feature a mix of perspectives from different voices. Rothenberg & Medcalf (Saturdays, 5 – 8 p.m. ET); Robin & Reese (Saturdays, 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.); Clinton Yates, Mina Kimes & Domonique Foxworth (Sundays, 9 a.m. – Noon); and Jordan Rodgers & Jason Fitz (10 p.m. – Midnight) are each making their debuts through the winter schedule.
Anniversary Broadcast Hosted by ESPN Radio Original Keith Olbermann to Air January 4
In 2017, ESPN Radio will celebrate its 25th anniversary, kicking off with a 25th Anniversary Special hosted by Keith Olbermann, with guests Tony Bruno and Chuck Wilson – all voices on the first ESPN Radio broadcast — airing Wednesday, Jan. 4, from 7 – 9 p.m. ET.
ESPN Radio’s season-long coverage of the 2016 college football campaign will culminate with a 27-game postseason bowl schedule, including all matchups from the College Football Playoff, capped by the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T on Monday, Jan. 9, with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET. ESPN Monday Night Football voice Sean McDonough will call the final game alongside analyst Todd Blackledge, with reporters Holly Rowe and Ian Fitzsimmons.
Olympic Gold Medalist and Gymnastics Phenom Simone Biles Tops espnW’s 2016 IMPACT25 List as the Woman of the Year
Gymnast Simone Biles has been named espnW’s Woman of the Year, topping the 2016 IMPACT25 list, a who’s who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest difference in women in sports this year.
espnW Reveals 2016 IMPACT25 List including Simone Biles, Hillary Clinton, Leslie Jones, Katie Ledecky, Claressa Shields and USA Gymnastics’ “The Final Five”
espnW has released its 2016 IMPACT25 list, a who’s who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest difference for women in sports this year. The top honor – Woman of the Year – will be announced Tuesday, Dec. 13, on SportsCenter: Coast to Coast (11 a.m. – 1 p.m., ESPN) with an exclusive interview by Cari Champion.
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