World Cup Announcing Assignments for June 25, 2014

Just one more day of Group Play after this and then it’s the Knockout Round of 16 on Saturday. It’s going to feel really strange not to have a game on Friday after having at least three games every day since the beginning of this World Cup. But we still have simultaneous windows for today […]

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World Cup Announcing Assignments for June 20, 2014

Ok, the tripleheaders are dwindling down as the second round of Group Play is ready to end this weekend. Then it will be simultaneous doubleheaders starting on Monday. But before we get ahead of ourselves, we have three more tripleheaders through Sunday. ESPN/ESPN Radio and Univision/Univision Deportes will be busy today with games in Curitaba, […]

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ESPN TV and Radio World Cup Announcing Assignments Through June 26

We have the announcing assignments for the ESPN Family of Networks from Friday, June 20 through Thursday, June 26. This will mark the end of Group Play as on Monday, there will be simultaneous games from each group both at noon ET and 4 p.m. So there will be four games between Monday, June 23 […]

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World Cup Announcing Assignments for June 19, 2014

We go to Day 2 of the second round of Group Play. Once again, it’s a tripleheader on ESPN and Univision. Games will be played in Brasilia, São Paulo and Natal and be in Group C and D. As they did in Rio on Wednesday, Ian Darke and Steve McManaman call the 3 p.m. ET […]

World Cup Announcing Assignments for June 16, 2014

With three games today including the USA vs. Ghana, ESPN/ESPN Radio and Univision/Univision Deportes will have a tripleheader beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET. Here are the announcers for each of the games. 11:30 a.m. Germany vs. Portugal — Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil ESPN: Jon Champion/Stewart Robson ESPN Radio: Ross Dyer/Shep Messing Univision/Univision Deportes: José […]

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World Cup Announcing Assignments for Sunday, June 15, 2014

Here are the assignments for ABC, ESPN, ESPN Radio and Univision/Univision Deportes for the World Cup games for Sunday. Unlike Saturday when we had a chock full of games, there are three on Sunday. ABC has a doubleheader at 11:30 a.m. ET and 2:30 p.m. ET. ESPN has the nightcap. Univision/Univision Deportes will air all […]

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World Cup Announcing Assignments for June 14, 2014

For the duration of the World Cup, I will publish the announcing assignments for ESPN, ESPN Radio and Univision/Univision Deportes. I know some of you are wondering who will be calling each game and this will provide you with a one-stop shopping post for each of the days. This will cover Saturday, June 14. All […]

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A Quick Thursday Sports Media Notebook

As I get back into sports media mode after spending five days in California for my cousin’s wedding, let’s provide some news that you may have missed over the last couple of days. I’m still a bit on West Coast time and I totally understand what Tony Bennett meant when he sang “I Left My […]

ESPN Enters Its 25th Season of Televising MLB

Finally, after what has seemed to be an endless two months of unwatchable Spring Training games, the season is ready to start for real. Not counting those two games in Australia, the 2014 Major League Baseball season begins in earnest on Sunday when the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres. ESPN will air […]

ESPN is All Over NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday

ESPN will carry the ACC and SEC Championship Games as well as provide the selections for the 68-team field NCAA Tournament. While ESPN is not the official network to provide the brackets for the tournament, it can do them once the announcements are made on CBS. So once the games are over, ESPN will have […]

ESPN Radio to Air NBA All-Star Game on Sunday

As it has dating back to the 1990′s ESPN Radio will have complete coverage of NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. It will begin with the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, February 14, then the All-Star Saturday Night featuring the Skills Competition and it all culminates with the All-Star Game on Sunday. Kevin Calabro will […]

ESPN’s Schedule for Day IV of Super Bowl Week 2014

ESPN’s broadcast day from New York is beginning with Mike and Mike on ESPN2/ESPN Radio. As the hype to Super Bowl XLVIII really ramps up, the celebrity A-listers start to seep out of the woodwork and into the ESPN Family of Networks. New York resident Jerry Seinfeld makes an appearance on Mike and Mike today […]

ESPN’s Schedule for Day II of Super Bowl Week 2014

As ESPN begins its broadcast day in covering Super Bowl XLVIII in New Yawk, plenty of guests will be paraded in and out of its various studios in Herald Square, Times Square and Bryant Park. In addition, Media Day will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ meaning both the Denver Broncos and […]

ESPN Begins Massive Coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII From NYC Today

Starting now as a matter of fact, ESPN begins its 5,341,093 hours coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII from New York. It begins at 6 a.m. ET with Mike & Mike from Super Bowl Boulevard in Herald Square near Macy’s Department Store. Then it continues from ABC’s Times Square Studios and from Bryant Park all day […]

ESPN’s Plans for Super Bowl XLVIII

Using New York City’s Herald Square and Times Square as backdrops, ESPN will provide some 115 hours of TV and radio programming involving Super Bowl XLVIII next week. ESPN’s main set will be at Herald Square in front of the famous Macy’s department store. Another set will be at ABC’s Times Square Studios were ESPN’s […]