Kevin Connors

Kevin Connors

SportsCenter Anchor

Kevin Connors joined ESPN in July 2008 and is a fulltime SportsCenter anchor, usually seen in nighttime editions.  During his time with ESPN, he also has handled college basketball play-by-play assignments and previously hosted the former NBA Coast-to-Coast program.

Connors came to ESPN from WCBS-TV in New York, where he served as weekend sports anchor, and WCBS NewsRadio 880 where he handled afternoon drive sports updates. He started his broadcasting career with WRNN-TV, an independent television station serving the New York metropolitan area, where he was sports anchor from 1997-2006 and sports director for eight years.

A five-time New York State Broadcaster’s Association Award winner for Outstanding Sportscast, Connors is a native of Rockville Centre, N.Y., on Long Island. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in television-radio from Ithaca College and was a four-year member of the Ithaca men’s basketball team.

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