Press Releases

Press Releases


NBA All-Stars Chris Paul and Trae Young and 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee Tamika Catchings Headline First-Ever NBA HORSE Challenge Presented by State Farm ®, Exclusively on ESPN Beginning April 12

ESPN, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced that 10-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder, 2020 NBA All-Star Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks and newly elected Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Tamika Catchings headline the list of eight NBA and WNBA players and legends who will participate in the new NBA HORSE Challenge Presented by State Farm, exclusively on ESPN and streamed via the ESPN App. 

ESPN to Re-Air Games 6 and 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, Miami Heat’s Big Three vs. the San Antonio Spurs

ESPN’s Wednesday night Best of the NBA presented by State Farm series continues tonight at 7 p.m. ET with a 2013 NBA Finals doubleheader, Miami Heat’s big three – LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh– against 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs.

Live Esports Return to ESPN with the League of Legends Championship Series Spring Split Playoffs

Today ESPN and Riot Games announced an agreement for ESPN to be the official U.S. linear and authenticated streaming platform for the 2020 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split Playoffs. Matches will air live on ESPN2 or the ESPN app, with all matches available on demand in the ESPN app immediately following competition. The first match will be 100 Thieves vs. TSM on Wednesday, April 8 at 4 p.m. EST on the ESPN App and

ESPN Expands #MastersRewind with Nicklaus, Watson Interviews; Additional Surround Content

ESPN’s #MastersRewind salute to the Masters Tournament on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week is expanding with some added content both on television and digital ESPN platforms.

ESPN Major League Baseball Content Highlights for April 7 through April 12

ESPN is continuing to document Major League Baseball news and information while offering compelling multi-platform content to fans.

ESPN Launches Weekly BBTN Live Digital Pregame Show on April 7 Leading Into MLB Encore Tuesdays

ESPN today announced it is launching BBTN Live (Baseball Tonight Live) – a new, weekly digital MLB pregame show that debuts this Tuesday, April 7.

ESPN2 To Air Seven Hours of Classic Heavyweight Fights

This Tuesday, April 7, will be a night of heavyweight legends on ESPN2 when the network airs a special programming lineup featuring classic heavyweight fights. The seven-hour encore presentation will showcase some of the greatest heavyweight bouts of all time, including Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier III, Mike Tyson vs Buster Douglas and Evander Holyfield vs George Foreman.