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ESPN to Carry Record 345 Little League Baseball & Softball Games

ESPN platforms will carry a record 345 Little League Baseball and Softball games in 2019, including the full championship events from all divisions for the first time. The record slate across ABC, ESPN’s linear networks and ESPN+, will showcase all Little League Baseball and Softball U.S. regional and World Series action. The month-plus schedule culminates with ESPN’s multi-platform coverage of the 73rd Little League Baseball World Series from Williamsport, Pa., August 15-25.

SEC Network On-Air Talent Take On the SEC Network Takeover, July 19 – August 4

For the fifth consecutive year, SEC Network is turning the keys over to the network, but in its fifth anniversary year, SEC Network programming has put a twist on the SEC Network Takeover. For 2019, SEC Network on-air personalities, as well as alums of the network and ESPN commentators with SEC ties, chose the programming for the 17-day stretch.

ESPN’s Comprehensive Coverage of First Week of NFL Training Camps Begins Monday

ESPN will provide comprehensive coverage of the opening week of the 2019 NFL training camps beginning Monday through Saturday on daily editions of SportsCenter and NFL Live (weekdays at 1:30 p.m. ET). Jeff Darlington will kick off the coverage on Monday from the Falcons training camp in Flowery Branch, Ga. The first week of NFL training camps on ESPN will conclude Sunday with Josina Anderson hosting a special edition of SportsCenter on the Road from the Patriots camp in Foxboro, Mass., at 10 a.m.

UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards

UFC Fight Night on ESPN this Saturday, July 20, will feature former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos (29-11-0) taking on rising contender Leon Edwards (17-3-0), live from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.  The co-main will feature a heavyweight bout between Aleksei Oleinik (57-12-1) facing Walt Harris (12-7, 1 NC). The entire event will be live and available exclusively on ESPN in the U.S. with preliminary bouts beginning at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN App (in Spanish), and the main card starting at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN, and the ESPN App (in Spanish), with ESPN Deportes joining live in progress at 10 p.m. ET. 

Rogue, Misfits, NRG, Team Liquid and Cloud9 to Compete in EXP Invitational – Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis

ESPN announced today the professional teams scheduled to compete in the first-ever EXP Invitational – Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis on August 2 and 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The competition will feature 20 squads of three competing across 12 matches, with a total prize purse of $150,000.

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot Continues its Legacy as Sport’s Premier Pregame Show

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot Continues its Legacy as Sport’s Premier Pregame Show

SEC Nation Kicks Off Week 1 with the Commodores from Music City

SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, SEC Nation, kicks off Week 1 of the 2019 season in the Music City, as the Vanderbilt Commodores host in-conference foe Georgia on Saturday, August 31. Airing live from 10 a.m. – noon ET, the show will delve into the storylines of Southeastern Conference football, the weekend’s biggest matchups and more before the reigning SEC East champion Bulldogs visit Vanderbilt Stadium at 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

ESPN2 to Televise WNBA All-Star Draft for First Time Tuesday, July 23

ESPN2 will air the WNBA All-Star Team Selection Special on Tuesday, July 23, at 9:30 p.m. ET in advance of the AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019 featuring the 16th WNBA All-Star Game airing on ABC on Saturday, July 27.College sports analyst and reporter, Maria Taylor will host the draft selection with special guest appearances by analyst Rebecca Lobo and WNBA MVP in 1997 and 1998 Cynthia Cooper-Dyke.

ACC Network’s Debut Season Highlighted by Original Programming

Exclusive programming that fans will see this fall on ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform launching on August 22, 2019, was revealed Wednesday at ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C.

Beason, Collinsworth, Hasselbeck and O’Brien Added to ACC Network Football Roster; Booth Teams, The Huddle and All ACC Unveiled

ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform launching on August 22, 2019, announced its football booth teams, additional on-air personalities and a pair of signature studio shows, Wednesday at ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C.

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