Stories tagged: ESPN
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:53 p.m.
Gonzaga could enjoy some home cooking in the NCAA Tournament, according to a couple of early bracket projections with the season opener about 50 days away.
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn’t have though was …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Okay, let’s take an unconventional, unvarnished look at this Dan Le Batard-ESPN diplomatic divide that popped out of the Bristol jack-in-the-box bin when I was on vacation.*
UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Earlier this week, we caught up with Schaap over the phone to talk about a project that’s been two years in the making. The renowned sports journalist shares a few …
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star who has battled drug addiction …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
Former New England Patriots linebacker and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke. His family says in a statement that the 46-year-old …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
Much has changed since Colin Cowherd toed the red turf of his alma mater in 2014, a trip to Cheney to help boost a former Roos Field renovation project. Cowherd, …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Bob Ley has announced his retirement after 40 years with ESPN; Ley was the network’s longest-tenured anchor
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).
Mon., May 6, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
The XFL, which will have a franchise in Seattle, reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports on Monday to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced …
Tue., April 30, 2019, 6:34 p.m.
ESPN the Magazine – at least the print version – will be canceled. ESPN announced an internal reorganization Tuesday under senior vice president of content Rob King, part of which …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
As former Mariners star Alex Rodriguez flew into Seattle on Wednesday, he gave his two daughters, who have accompanied him on the trip, a quick tutorial on the city’s entrepreneurial …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
ESPN’s mistaken early release of the NCAA Tournament women’s bracket on Monday night was frustrating to coaches and players who didn’t get a chance to celebrate their big moment.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:38 p.m.
Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women’s NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was revealed early thanks to a production …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
It’s hard to believe, but life is getting even better for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team and their fans. On Monday night, the NCAA’s
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Why does ESPN continue to assign Bill Walton to cover college basketball?
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
These are 23 (more) facts, tried and true, about the widening world of sports television.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
ABC is joining the NFL draft broadcast business and will televise all three days of picks next April.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Taking advantage of a six-day selection window, ESPN picked up next Saturday’s game between No. 10 WSU and Arizona. Kickoff between the Cougars and Wildcats will be at 7:30 p.m. …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
It was almost midnight on Saturday in Virginia when the text message flashed across Travis Crawford’s screen. It was concise – just seven words – and an order from longtime …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
ESPN College GameDay announced Saturday night on Twitter that the weekly college football program will make its first trip to the Palouse for the Oct. 20 game between the 17th-ranked …
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.