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ESPN

ESPN
Launched in 1979, ESPN is a 24-hour sports broadcasting network based in Bristol, Connecticut. The channel's acronym stands for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.
Launched in 1979, ESPN is a 24-hour sports broadcasting network based in Bristol, Connecticut. The channel's acronym stands for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. « Show less

Top ESPN Articles

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  • Clippers-Spurs series giving lopsided 1st round some drama

    One of the most memorable opening rounds in NBA playoff history came last season. One of the least memorable is playing out this season. And if it wasn't for the Clippers-Spurs series, fans might be begging for the days of the best-of-five format to...
  • As Draft Day nears, Chicago awaits its new NFL overlords

    As Draft Day nears, Chicago awaits its new NFL overlords
    D-Day — as in Draft Day — is almost here. So please allow me to welcome our new National Football League overlords to Chicago and remind them that, as a trusted media person, I can be helpful in rounding up others to serve their needs. And...
  • ESPN's Chris Berman has seen NFL draft's popularity soar

    ESPN's Chris Berman has seen NFL draft's popularity soar
    Chris Berman has told the story so many times it now feels like he was there for the meeting. Back in 1979, Chet Simmons, president of a new network called ESPN, made a proposal to Pete Rozelle to air live coverage of the NFL draft. While Rozelle...
  • UConn's Byron Jones Takes Skills To Next Level: NFL

     UConn's Byron Jones Takes Skills To Next Level: NFL
    Byron Jones played for the Connecticut Basketball Club, an AAU team in New Britain, from the time he was 10 through his sophomore year at St. Paul High School in Bristol. The start of one game in particular stood out. The team was doing layup drills,...
  • Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft

    Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft
    Two factors insulate women's college basketball from the yearly upheaval disrupting the men's game, a reality played out again when seven players from Kentucky's Final Four team decided to leave before their time and apply for the NBA Draft. One is...
  • Speak Out: Sports reporter should not be fired

    Speak Out: Sports reporter should not be fired
    The female sports reporter on ESPN who berated the towing company clerk should not lose her job. If every move or act during our day was recorded and viewed on TV, a lot of people would lose a job. We all make stupid mistakes. I've heard people who say...
  • Lou Holtz, ESPN reportedly part ways

    Lou Holtz, ESPN reportedly part ways
    Lou Holtz won't be back as a studio analyst on ESPN next season. SI.com's Richard Deitsch reported Sunday that the Hall of Fame coach and the network have parted ways. Holtz, 78, had said last spring that he would retire following the 2014 season, but...
  • It's official: Tim Tebow signs one-year deal with Eagles

    It's official: Tim Tebow signs one-year deal with Eagles
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner his first shot in the NFL since the Patriots cut him before the 2013 season. The team announced the deal...
  • Jameis Winston on crab legs incident: 'I just got them for free'

    Jameis Winston on crab legs incident: 'I just got them for free'
    Jameis Winston didn't actually steal crab legs during an infamous incident last year. At least that's what he implied during a segment recorded back in February for ESPN's "Draft Academy." Instead, he told Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh on the show, the...
  • Tow company forgives Britt McHenry for rant, others out for blood

    Tow company forgives Britt McHenry for rant, others out for blood
    It seems people are not big fans of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry right now and they are making it known. McHenry was suspended Thursday after a video surfaced of her berating and belittling a female employee of Advanced Towing in Arlington, Va. She was...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 4/24 log (updated Friday AM)

    6 a.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League semifinals draw.--FS1 6:30 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Stuttgart and men’s Barcelona tournament.--Tennis Ch. 11 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (at Richmond).--FS1 Noon    Golf:...