ESPN’s Super Bowl LII Content from Minnesota on Friday


ESPN’s Super Bowl LII Content from Minnesota on Friday

PHOTOS: ESPN at the Super Bowl

Guests Include Quarterbacks Drew Brees, Marcus Mariota, Kirk Cousins, Jared Goff and Baker Mayfield

ESPN coverage of Super Bowl LII will continue Thursday from Minnesota with SportsCenter segments and live shows – including Golic and Wingo, NFL Live and ESPN Radio’s Stephen A. Smith Show.

New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV-winning quarterback Drew Brees will headline five quarterbacks – Titans Marcus Mariota and Oklahoma Sooners’ NFL Draft prospect Baker Mayfield, Rams Jared Goff and Redskins Kirk Cousins – who will appear on ESPN shows. Saints Super Bowl-winning head coach Sean Payton will also join Golic and Wingo at the Hard Rock Café Mall of America.

Cousins and Goff will join host Suzy Kolber and analysts Tedy Bruschi and Ryan Clark on NFL Live from ESPN’s Super Bowl production headquarters at the IDS Center Crystal Court in Minneapolis.

ESPN Super Bowl LII Programming – Friday:

Time (CT) Show/Location Network(s)
3 a.m. First & Last (Radio Row, Mall of America)

Host: Mike Golic Jr.

ESPN Radio
5 a.m. Golic and Wingo (Hard Rock Café, Mall of America)

Hosts: Mike Golic and Trey Wingo

Guests: Eagles DT Beau Allen (6:30); Titans QB Marcus Mariota (7:00); Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (7:30); Saints HC Sean Payton (8:00)

ESPN Radio / ESPN2
7 a.m. SportsCenter* (IDS Crystal Court)

Host: Sage Steele; Analysts: Louis Riddick, Rex Ryan, Charles Woodson, Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter

Guest: Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey (11:45)

9 a.m. First Take* (Hard Rock Café, Mall of America)

Host: Stephen A. Smith

Guests: Rapper/Entertainer Snoop Dogg (9:00); Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (9:20); Mariota (9:40); Rams RB Todd Gurley (10:15); Comedian/Actor Kevin Hart (10:30)

12 p.m. The Stephen A. Smith Show (Radio Row, Mall of America)

Host: Smith

Guests: Saints QB Drew Brees (12:00); Lions WR Golden Tate (12:30); Mariota (2:00); Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell (1:30)

ESPN Radio
12:30 p.m. NFL Live Presented by Golden Corral (IDS Crystal Court)

Host: Suzy Kolber; Analysts: Tedy Bruschi and Ryan Clark

Guests: Bell (1:00); Redskins QB Kirk Cousins (12:45); Rams QB Jared Goff (1:40)

2 p.m. The Michael Kay Show (Radio Row, Mall of America)

Hosts: Michael Kay, Don La Greca and Peter Rosenberg

Guests: Bell (3:00); Vikings Co-Owner Mark Wilf (3:30); Oklahoma Sooners QB/NFL Draft prospect Baker Mayfield (TBD); Giants DT Damon Harrison (TBD)

5 p.m. SportsCenter* (IDS Crystal Court)

Host: Steve Levy; Analysts: Matt Hasselbeck, Randy Moss and Mortensen

10 p.m. SportsCenter* (IDS Crystal Court)

Host: Levy; Analyst: Hasselbeck and Moss


*Segments only; full show originates elsewhere.

Note: Commentator and guest schedules subject to change

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Mac Nwulu

I joined ESPN in 1998 and since then, it's been a great experience managing PR and communications for a range of ESPN initiatives and properties over the years. I am currently focused on soccer and The Undefeated, ESPN’s site focusing on sports, race and urban culture and how they intersect.
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