Press Releases

Press Releases


ESPN’s Mark Kriegel Sits Down with 2012 U.S. Olympian and U.S Marine Corps Veteran, Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring, who Headlines Memorial Day Weekend Top Rank on ESPN Card

WBO Junior Lightweight titlist, Masayuki Ito and Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring, 2012 U.S. Olympic boxing team captain and U.S Marine Corps veteran, will headline a special Memorial Day edition of Top Rank on ESPN, which starts with undercards on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m. ET before switching to ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 10 p.m. ET, on Saturday, May 25.  

ESPN Rolls Out Bowl Schedule for 2019-20 College Football Season

ESPN Rolls Out Bowl Schedule for 2019-20 College Football Season

ESPN Events Reveals 2019-20 Bowl Season Slate

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, has set times and networks for its 14 owned and operated bowl games for the 2019-20 season.

ESPN’s Jason Fitz & Sarah Spain Expand Multi-Platform Roles with New Radio Shows

Beginning Tuesday, May 28, ESPN’s Jason Fitz and Sarah Spain – who regularly appear across multiple platforms at the network – will be expanding their roles.

ESPN to Host ScHoolboy Q, YG Concert and Fan Experience in New York for Game 1 of the NBA Finals

To celebrate the tipoff of the NBA Finals presented by YouTube TV, ESPN will host a bespoke experience on Thursday, May 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET that will transform The Rooftop at Pier 17 – above ESPN’s South Street Seaport studio in New York City – into the ESPN House. The event will include a live headlining concert from platinum selling, five-time Grammy nominated Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist, ScHoolboy Q, and will also feature multi-platinum selling Def Jam recording artist YG, followed by fan experiences during Game 1 of the NBA Finals live on ABC.

Stephen A. Smith Show Up in Audience & Time Spent Listening for Fourth Consecutive Month Over 2018

The Stephen A. Smith Show – 1-3 p.m. ET every weekday on ESPN Radio and simulcast on ESPNEWS since August – adds a fourth consecutive month to its trend of year-over-year growth.

On Deck: St. Louis Cardinals Host Atlanta Braves on Sunday Night Baseball

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell visits Busch Stadium on Sunday, May 26, as Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals host Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

espnW Partners with Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy

espnW and the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy are partnering to create a one-of-a-kind experience for young female athletes. The Julie Foudy & espnW Sports Leadership Academy will combine world-class on-field coaching across multiple sports, while providing empowering leadership and life skills off the field.

NCAA Lacrosse Championship Weekend on ESPN

Women’s semifinals begin Friday, with the men’s semifinals on Saturday

ESPN First Take’s Interview with Magic Johnson Leads to 54 Percent Viewership Increase for First Hour

The one-hour First Take interview on ESPN with former Los Angeles Lakers president of Basketball Operations, Magic Johnson – in which he candidly discussed the reasons behind his abrupt exit – was up 54 percent during the 10-11 a.m. ET window on ESPN over the comparable First Take episode in 2018 averaging 652,000 viewers, according to Nielsen.