Sure, you might prefer Holtz's eventual replacement, but let's take a moment to appreciate. Lou Holtz is leaving ESPN after about a decade, removing one of college football TV's more spirited and earnest commentators. His exit has not been bemoaned by the sport's fans, as it had become clear in recent years that his time for a career change was super nigh. In a previous life, he was a national...
Michael Bradley has published a new article over at The National Sports Journalism Center’s website, and in the article Bradley scrutinizes WWE’s recent presence on ESPN during WrestleMania 31. Bradley argues that it’s not out of line for ESPN to feature WWE, but to cover it as a real sport in order to attract more […] The post Writer for The National Sports Journalism Center Criticizes ESPN...
The Masters tees off on Thursday and ESPN will once again have the early round coverage. From the moment Rory McIlroy made his final putt to win the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla, the focus has been on Augusta National and the first round of the 2015 Masters. The win gave McIlroy the fourth major championship of his career, but he's still a Masters victory shy of completing the career grand...
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22 Jan2015Thursday, January 22, 2015
BT Sport and ESPN have signed a new seven-year agreement to expand the range of ESPN content on BT Sport. The new long-term collaboration builds on the successful relationship between both brands following the acquisition of ESPN’s UK and Ireland television business by BT plc in 2013. “Continuing with ESPN, one of the world’s leading sports brands, as part of... Read more
6 Oct2014Monday, October 6, 2014
The league's new television deal, which will kick in before the 2016-17 season, is expected to lead to major gains in team valuation and player salaries. The NBA's impending television deal with ESPN and Turner will be more lucrative than initially expected. The league is expected to announce a whopping nine-year, $24 billion arrangement that will kick in before the 2016-17 season, according to...
8 Sep2014Monday, September 8, 2014
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