Stories tagged: espn
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Gonzaga’s road game against Pepperdine on Saturday night will be televised on ESPN.
Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
ESPN will televise Gonzaga’s showdown with Saint Mary’s on Saturday in Moraga.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Vitale broke into broadcasting when chutzpah in the booth was king. Howard Cosell was at the top of the profession. ESPN built its brand with anchors such as Chris Berman, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
ESPN’s Kyle Soppe says Gonzaga is not alone among ranked teams struggling with getting stops, converting from the charity stripe.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
Pat McAfee lists a Twiter following of more than 1.7 million, so when the popular football/wrestling analyst and podcast host took a lap around Chase Field Friday night wearing a …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Add two more games to Gonzaga’s lineup of nationally televised games. The Zags’ matchups at Santa Clara (Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.) and vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 6, 8 p.m.) will …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019
Gonzaga will make at least 15 appearances on ESPN networks this season, including both dates with rival Saint Mary’s among eight WCC matchups, the conference announced.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bob Ley has announced his retirement after 40 years with ESPN; Ley was the network’s longest-tenured anchor
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Why does ESPN continue to assign Bill Walton to cover college basketball?
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
These are 23 (more) facts, tried and true, about the widening world of sports television.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
ABC is joining the NFL draft broadcast business and will televise all three days of picks next April.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
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
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
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
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.