ESPN announced the re-signing of veteran play-by-play commentator Mark Jones in a multi-year agreement. Jones, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, became the voice of the popular NBA Sunday Showcase series on ABC this season.
“Never wish for it more than you work for it.” My dad has told me this ever since we watched the New York Yankees win the World Series in 1996. Living by those words has brought me to ESPN as their Senior Publicist for NBA, MLB, FIBA, and Little League. Working for the World Wide Leader in Sports, it comes naturally that I have a competitive nature. Competing on a Division 1 college rowing team and receiving both my master’s and bachelor’s degrees before turning 22 years old, further illustrates that. Sports are more than entertainment; it’s hopes for something bigger than yesterday.
This is the 15th consecutive season that ESPN and ABC will combine to televise five NBA games on Christmas Day.
ESPNU and ESPNews will combine to televise 12 regular-season NBA Development League (D-League) games for the 2016-17 season. The slate will begin Thursday, Dec. 8 when the Delaware 87ers visit the Westchester Knicks at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. On Friday, Jan. 20, ESPNU will televise four NBA D-League Showcase games including three spotlighting the league’s … Read More
ESPN NBA analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson discussed the start of the 2016-17 NBA season in a media conference call this afternoon.
ESPN Tips Off 2016-17 NBA Season with Two Doubleheaders During Opening Week—Thunder-Sixers, Rockets-Lakers; Cavaliers-Raptors, Warriors-Pelicans
ESPN’s blockbuster opening week of the NBA season is highlighted by two prime-time doubleheaders (Wednesday, Friday) and superstars LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden in action.
ESPN to Showcase 137 Little League Baseball and Softball World Series Games, the Most Games ESPN Has Ever Covered for the Tournament
ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Longhorn Network will combine to televise a total of 137 Little League baseball and softball World Series games, beginning August 1.
ESPN to Televise the Fort Bragg Game Presented by Chevrolet on Special July 3 Edition of Sunday Night Baseball
ESPN will televise the Fort Bragg Game Presented by Chevrolet on a special edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves – on Sunday, July 3, at 8 p.m. ET.
ESPN Insider and NBA Draft Expert Chad Ford answered media questions during today’s ESPN 2016 NBA Draft media call.
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