ESPN’s Monday Night Football – a Houston Texans’ 10-6 victory over the previously unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals – helped ESPN win the night among all networks – broadcast or cable – in viewers, households and all key male and adult demos. The game was the highest-rated program of the night in all key male and adult demos.
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To download cover: http://bit.ly/1P3UNRU For better or worse, owners run the show. And so it’s owners who shape the long arc of a team’s history, sustaining the persona of the Raiders or Spurs across eras—or molding a new identity for the Cubs or Clippers by breaking with the past. Major sports teams provide owners monopoly … Read More
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 5, ESPN Radio will roll out a new fall weekend lineup with a focus on the 2015 college football and NFL seasons. The schedule will feature two new shows, Operation Football and NFL Nation, along with ESPN Radio fall football mainstays, College GameDay, Fantasy Focus and many of the same unique and experienced voices ESPN Radio introduced earlier this year including Robin Lundberg and The Coach & Bretos. The lineup will be in place until the end of 2015.
ESPN Radio’s national coverage of Sunday afternoon NFL regular-season games will kick off its third year with an AFC doubleheader – Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts traveling to Buffalo for Rex Ryan’s first game as head coach of the Bills, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. ET, followed by a showdown between Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos — the defending AFC West Champions – against AFC rivals Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens at 4 p.m.
The Long Shot SC Featured (SportsCenter, Sunday 10 a.m.) A new NFL season is underway and hundreds of athletes are reporting to training camps – all chasing a dream of playing professional football. In Seattle, 34-year-old rookie long snapper Nate Boyer is perhaps the longest of shots, having never played a snap of football until he … Read More
Brian Burke, founder of the popular website AdvancedFootballAnalytics and one of the leading voices in NFL Analytics, is joining ESPN as a senior analytics specialist. He will be part of the Stats & Information Group’s (SIG) Analytics Team.
Mary Byrne, a leading journalist with 25 years in the news business, has joined ESPN Digital & Print Media as the new Senior Deputy Editor for NFL, NHL and NASCAR coverage. She will oversee editorial operations for Digital & Print’s daily coverage of these sports, including strategic and tactical planning, as well as cross-platform collaboration and integration with television, radio, fantasy and other ESPN entities.
More than Seven Billion Minutes Viewed of NFL Programming ESPN aired 346 hours of NFL programming during Super Bowl Week across its networks, and American households spent more than seven billion minutes viewing the coverage surrounding Super Bowl XLIX. From the Pro Bowl on Sunday, Jan. 25, to NFL PrimeTime after New England’s thrilling 28-24 … Read More
Sunday NFL Countdown: Mean; Manning’s 509th Touchdown; Jordy Nelson Goes Face to Face with Hannah Storm; Brandon Marshall Soundtracks; and More Host Chris Berman and analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson and Ray Lewis will preview week 8 on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. Anchor/host Wendi … Read More
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