Stories tagged: ESPN
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski
The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla called the Bulldogs and the Kansas Jayhawks the top teams in college basketball in a recent interview with FloHoops.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Duke’s basketball team will be the subject of an all-access show this fall. The eight-episode series titled “Earn Everything” will document the Blue Devils as they prepare for the season …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the decision said tight end Jason Witten informed Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Thursday that he was retiring, choosing a role as lead analyst on …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
ESPN is reporting that Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join the network as the lead analyst for its Monday night football telecast. …
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
It seems logical that fans of every college team, with the exception of those who favor Villanova, are saying “wait ’til next year.” Well, why wait? Gonzaga fans can get …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
ESPN says outspoken “Sportscenter” anchor Jemele Hill is leaving that role to write for a company web site and do occasional on-air commentary.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
An ESPN executive says the network has been in contact with the White House about interviewing President Donald Trump during the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night, but indications …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network.
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Couch Slouch: As we enter 2018, Couch Slouch wishes it were 1918. Not so we could be at war with the world again, not so Jim Crow laws could rule …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
The family obituary said, “after negotiating the sale of ESPN in 1984, Stu went on to lending his expertise and name to multiple startups, never quite able to retire.”
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
John Skipper, president of the sprawling ESPN sports network, said Monday that he is resigning to treat a substance abuse problem.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
ESPN is eliminating 150 production and technical employees as the sports broadcasting giant continues to shift its focus to a more digital future.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Jemele Hill will return from her ESPN suspension on Monday, a little more than two weeks after the network sanctioned her for suggesting that NFL fans could boycott advertisers and …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 7 p.m.
ESPN suspended “SportsCenter” anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks on Monday, the network announced, after Hill violated the company’s social media guidelines over the weekend.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
There will be no 24-hour basketball marathon on ESPN to mark the start of the college season this year.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Ten of Gonzaga’s 18 WCC men’s basketball games will be televised on ESPN’s family of networks. The Zags’ remaining eight conference matchups will be available on Root and either KHQ, …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
The implication was unmistakable: Black athletes who don’t disrespect the flag or the national anthem are Uncle Toms, while people like Kaepernick are heroic. I don’t know about you, but …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network’s anchors called him a “white supremacist” and “bigot.”
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
The West Coast Conference announced that at least 36 men’s basketball games involving WCC schools will air nationally on ESPN Networks this season, including the 2018 WCC Championship in Las …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” and …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Why should public lands play host to marble, granite and bronze images of men who tried to destroy our relatively new nation?
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
ESPN has announced a yearlong project to tell the history of college football. It’s a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the sport. It starts in January 2019 and wraps …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced a move to bolster its subscription and streaming empire as it plans to end its relationship with Netflix and ramp …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
ESPN has chosen Michelle Obama to help posthumously honor Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. The former first lady is presenting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Shriver’s son, Timothy …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Hank Williams Jr. is bringing his rowdy friends back to “Monday Night Football” six years after ESPN dropped the country singer for his comments about President Barack Obama.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
ESPN has re-signed Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard to continue his role on “College GameDay.”
Mon., May 22, 2017, 8 p.m.
ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale has signed a contract extension with the network through the 2019-20 season.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Look in the mirror, Sports America. We are not Red Smith. We are Stephen A. Smith. We are aroused by the scream and entertained by the shout. We are not …