Kevin Connors joined ESPN in July 2008 and currently serves as a studio host of college football, college basketball and Major League Baseball. He also is also a host of Baseball Tonight and a SportsCenter anchor, usually seen in nighttime editions. During his time with ESPN, he has handled various college basketball play-by-play assignments, previously hosted Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, as well as the former NBA Coast-to-Coast & NBA Tonight programs.
Connors also hosts a variety of programs on ESPN Radio.
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.