Press Releases

Press Releases

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Schedule Update: First Place New York Mets Host World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers on August 15

ESPN today announced its game selection for the August 15 edition of Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell. The World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and Mookie Betts will visit the first place New York Mets and Pete Alonso in ESPN’s exclusive, national game of the week. The Mets and the Dodgers were both active leading into the 2021 MLB Trade Deadline. For more information, visit MLB Trade Deadline.

ESPN Set for TBT 2021 Championship Week July 31 – August 3

ESPN networks will televise The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Championship Week, July 31 – August 3, live from University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio. The single-elimination tournament, featuring top professional, college alumni and international basketball players, will crown the winner-take-all one million dollar champion Tuesday, Aug. 3 in primetime (9 p.m. ET, ESPN).  

UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Strickland on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+  

UFC Fight Night presented by Modelo:  Hall vs. Strickland airs live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas this Saturday on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ (English and Spanish) with prelims at 6 p.m. ET and the main card at 9 p.m. 

On Deck: First Place Boston Red Sox Visit Second Place Tampa Bay Rays August 1 on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell

The first place Boston Red Sox and Rafael Devers will visit the second place Tampa Bay Rays and Nelson Cruz, August 1, on Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell. This marks the first Sunday Night Baseball appearance for the Rays since 2014.

Transcript: 2021 NBA Draft Preview with NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and NBA Draft Analyst Mike Schmitz

Both Marks and Schmitz will provide analysis and commentary throughout tomorrow night’s NBA Draft coverage, exclusively on ESPN and ABC beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET. Full Details

The GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff Returns for 12th Year, August 26-29

The GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff returns for its 12th year Thursday, Aug. 26 – Sunday, Aug. 29.

The Walt Disney Company Celebrates Training Camp: Back Together Saturday on July 31 with Daylong, Cross-Platform Coverage in Anticipation of the NFL’s Biggest Season Ever

Eleven Hours of Live NFL-Focused Programming on ESPN and ABC Begins at 7 a.m. ET
ESPN NFL Nation Reporters Cover All 32 Teams in Training Camp Files

Transcript: 2021 NBA Draft Preview with ESPN Basketball Analyst Jay Bilas

Ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft, airing exclusively on ESPN and ABC, ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas spoke to media members about Thursday’s event

Streaming Alert: TSN’s ‘Free Agent Frenzy’ Live on ESPN+

Kicking off the official NHL free agency period, TSN’s annual, seven-hour Free Agent Frenzy special, breaking down NHL signings throughout the day, will stream live and exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+ on Wednesday, July 28, starting at 11 a.m. ET.

ESPN and ABC to Exclusively Televise the 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m. ET

For the first time, round one of the draft will simulcast on ESPN and ABC, while round two will air on ESPN. This marks ESPN’s 19th consecutive NBA Draft telecast overall.

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