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Encyclopedia > ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio
Type Radio network
Country United States
Availability National, through regional affiliates and satellite radio
Owner The Walt Disney Company (80%)
Hearst Corporation (20%)
Launch date January 1, 1992
Website
espnradio.com

ESPN Radio is an American sports radio network. It was launched on January 1, 1992 under the original banner of "SportsRadio ESPN." ESPN Radio is located at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. The network airs a regular schedule of daily and weekly programming as well as live coverage of Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, Bowl Championship Series, and National Invitation Tournament games. ESPN Radio is broadcast to hundreds of affiliate stations as well as to subscribers of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio in the United States and Canada. A radio network is a network system which distributes programming to multiple stations simultaneously, or slightly delayed, for the purpose of extending total coverage beyond the limits of a single broadcast signal. ... // A satellite radio or subscription radio (SR) is a digital radio signal that is broadcast by a communications satellite, which covers a much wider geographical range than terrestrial radio signals. ... Disney redirects here. ... Hearst Tower, in September 2006 The Hearst Corporation is a privately-held American-based media conglomerate based in the Hearst Tower in New York City, USA. Founded by William Randolph Hearst as an owner of newspapers, the companys holdings now include a wide variety of media. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... A radio network is a network system which distributes programming to multiple stations simultaneously, or slightly delayed, for the purpose of extending total coverage beyond the limits of a single broadcast signal. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... ESPN, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting and producing sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Nickname: Mum City Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1785 Incorporated (city) 1911 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor William T. Stortz Area  - City 69. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... BCS Logo 2006-Present with logo of Television Rightsholder Fox Broadcasting Company The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is a selection system designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other in the BCS National Championship Game, with the winner crowned the BCS national champion. ... NIT redirects here. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... “XM” redirects here. ...


ESPN Radio currently has five company-owned stations in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, and Pittsburgh. Most other markets have ESPN Radio affiliates, whether they be part-time or have their entire format dedicated to ESPN Radio. The Walt Disney Company did not include the ESPN Radio network or the Radio Disney network in the recent sale of ABC Radio to Citadel Broadcasting; however, ESPN Radio is still considered to be a part of the ABC Radio family.[1] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children and young teenagers. ... Citadel Broadcasting Corporation NYSE: CDL is a Las Vegas, Nevada based broadcast holding company. ... For other uses, see ABC Radio (disambiguation). ...


Jim Cutler is the imaging voice heard on ESPN and on many other sports radio stations in the US.[2]

Contents

Brief history

logo 1992-2008
logo 1992-2008

ESPN Radio launched on January 4, 1992. Keith Olbermann hosted the first program. The top story that night was that Danny Tartabull signed with the New York Yankees as a free agent. Tartabull, who had been with the Kansas City Royals, was one of the most feared sluggers in Major League Baseball at the time. Image File history File links ESPN_Radio. ... Image File history File links ESPN_Radio. ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Keith Olbermann (born January 27, 1959) is an American news anchor, commentator, and radio sportscaster. ... Danilo Tartabull Mora (born October 30, 1962 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Seattle Mariners (1984-86), Kansas City Royals (1987-91), New York Yankees (1992-95), Oakland Athletics (1995), Chicago White Sox (1996) and Philadelphia Phillies (1997). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations American League (1969–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 10, 20, 42 Name Kansas City Royals (1969–present) Other nicknames The Boys in Blue Ballpark Kauffman Stadium (1973–present) a. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ...


At first, ESPN Radio broadcast only on weekends. By 1996, it expanded to weekdays with a show hosted by The Fabulous Sports Babe, Nancy Donnellan. One hour of that show was simulcast on ESPN2 (1-2 p.m. Eastern time). Two years later, Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic were brought together for a new morning show, which still airs today (and is also simulcast on ESPN2). By that time, Donnellan was gone and Dan Patrick replaced her. That show lasted until Patrick left ESPN in 2007. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Cover of A Babe in Boyland Nanci Donnellan a. ... ESPN2 debuted on October 1, 1993, as a sister station of ESPN. Nicknamed the deuce, ESPN2 was to be branded as a network for a younger generation of sports fans featuring edgier graphics as well as extreme sports like motocross, snowboarding, and BMX racing. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone (abbreviated EST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... Mike Greenberg (born August 6, 1967 in New York City, New York) is a television anchor and radio host for ESPN. At ESPN, he hosts the weekday evening SportsCenter and ESPN Radios Mike and Mike in the Morning show with Mike Golic. ... Michael Mike Golic (born December 12, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a co-host of ESPN Radios Mike and Mike in the Morning and a former defensive lineman in the NFL. He also serves as an analyst for ESPN and ESPN2s NFL studio programming, as well as for... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


Gradually, ESPN added more dayparts and became a 24-hour service.


In 1995, ESPN Radio gained national radio rights to the NBA. In 1997, it gained the rights to MLB on national radio. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


Current programming

Weekday programming

Program Host(s) SportsCenter Anchor Original Run
Mike and Mike in the Morning Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic Bob Picozzi (1998–present)
The Herd with Colin Cowherd Colin Cowherd Dan Davis (2004–present)
Tirico & Van Pelt Mike Tirico and Scott Van Pelt Dan Davis (2007–present)
The Scott Van Pelt Show Scott Van Pelt Dan Davis (2008-present)
SportsNation John Seibel, Orestes Destrade Jon Stashower (2005–present)
Pardon the Interruption Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon NONE (2001-2004, 2007-present)
The Pulse Doug Gottlieb Jon Stashower (2006–present)
GameNight Freddie Coleman and Ryen Russillo Jay Reynolds (1992–present)
AllNight with Jason Smith Jason Smith Jay Reynolds (2005–present)
SportsCenter AM Jay Reynolds Bob Picozzi (2008–present)

Weekend programming Mike and Mike in the Morning is a sports talk radio show hosted by Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg (aka Greeny) and broadcast on ESPN Radio from 6:00 am ET to 10:00 am ET, Monday through Friday. ... Mike Greenberg (born August 6, 1967 in New York City, New York) is a television anchor and radio host for ESPN. At ESPN, he hosts the weekday evening SportsCenter and ESPN Radios Mike and Mike in the Morning show with Mike Golic. ... Michael Mike Golic (born December 12, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a co-host of ESPN Radios Mike and Mike in the Morning and a former defensive lineman in the NFL. He also serves as an analyst for ESPN and ESPN2s NFL studio programming, as well as for... The Herd with Colin Cowherd is a syndicated sports talk radio show hosted by Colin Cowherd and broadcast on ESPN Radio from Bristol, Connecticut. ... Colin Cowherd (born January 6, 1964) is an American sports radio personality. ... Dan Davis (born September 20, 1942) is an American radio personality. ... Mike Tirico is the lead broadcaster for ESPNs presentation of Monday Night Football. ... Scott Van Pelt is an anchor for the television show SportsCenter on the ESPN network. ... Dan Davis (born September 20, 1942) is an American radio personality. ... Scott Van Pelt is an anchor for the television show SportsCenter on the ESPN network. ... Dan Davis (born September 20, 1942) is an American radio personality. ... John Seibel (born 1971 in ) is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since Fall 2000. ... Orestes Cuevas Destrade (Born May 8, 1962) is a Cuban retired Major League Baseball External links Baseball-Reference. ... Pardon the Interruption (abbreviated PTI) is a sports television show that airs weekdays on various ESPN TV channels, TSN, NASN, XM, and Sirius satellite radio services, and as a downloadable podcast. ... Anthony Irwin Kornheiser (born July 13, 1948) is an American sportswriter and columnist for The Washington Post, as well as a radio and television talk show host. ... Michael R. Wilbon (born November 19, 1958) is an American sportswriter and columnist. ... The Pulse is a weekday sports talk and debate radio show on ESPN Radio, that airs Monday-Friday from 7pm ET for three hours till 10pm ET. Since debuting on November 13, 2006, the host of the program has been hosted by former Oklahoma State Cowboys guard and current ESPN... Doug Gottlieb (born January 15, 1976 in Tustin, California) is a former NCAA collegiate basketball player for Oklahoma State and current ESPN analyst and host of the ESPN Radio show The Pulse with Doug Gottlieb. ... GameNight is a nightly sports talk radio show hosted by various personalities such as John Seibel, Freddie Coleman, Jeff Rickard, Ryen Russillo and Amy Lawrence. ... Ryen Russillo is a sports radio host currently working for ESPN radio. ... Radio news anchor/spots anchor. ... AllNight with Jason Smith is a syndicated sports talk radio show on ESPN Radio, hosted by Jason Smith. ... Jason Smith (born November 18, 1970) is an American sports radio personality who hosts a late-night talk show on ESPN Radio, AllNight with Jason Smith. ... Radio news anchor/spots anchor. ... Radio news anchor/spots anchor. ...

Program Host(s) SportsCenter Anchor Original Run
The V Show with Bob Valvano Bob Valvano Neil Jackson (1998-Present)
The Best of Mike & Mike Liam & Joaquin (Mike & Mike's producers) Kevin Winter (2007-Present)
RaceDay (Saturday & Sunday) Pat Patterson - -
The Erik Kuselias Show (Saturday) Erik Kuselias - (2008-Present)
The Andy Gresh Show (Saturday) Andy Gresh Jim Basquil (2008–Present)
GameDay (Saturday) Jon Stashower, Andy Katz and Mel Kiper, Jr. - -
The Huddle (Saturday) John Clayton and Jeremy Green - -
ESPN Today (Sunday) John Kincade Jim Basquil (2007–Present)
NBA Sunday on ESPN Radio (Sunday) Ryen Russillo and Jamal Mashburn - (2008-Present)
The Baseball Show (Sunday) Ryen Russillo and Steve Phillips - -
Fantasy Focus (Sunday) Erik Karabell and Matthew Berry - -

The V Show with Bob Valvano is a sports talk radio show hosted by Bob Valvano and broadcast on ESPN Radio. ... Bob Valvano is an American sportscaster based in Louisville, Kentucky. ... -1... Mike and Mike in the Morning is a sports talk radio show hosted by Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg (aka Greeny) and broadcast on ESPN Radio. ... For the Florida politician, see Pat Patterson (politician). ... Erik Kuselias, with John Clayton and Rick Spielman at Super Bowl XL in Detroit, MI Erik Kuselias is the host of NASCAR Now on ESPN2. ... Andy Katz is a senior college basketball journalist for ESPN.com. ... Mel Kiper, Jr. ... John Clayton was also the birth name of the fictional character Tarzan. ... Jeremy Green is a sports columnist and NFL studio analyst who currently works for ESPN.[1] Green is the son of former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ryen Russillo is a sports radio host currently working for ESPN radio. ... Jamal Mashburn (born November 29, 1972 in New York City) is a retired American professional basketball player. ... The Baseball Show is a Major League Baseball talk show on ESPN Radio. ... Ryen Russillo is a sports radio host currently working for ESPN radio. ... Steve Francis Phillips (born on May 18, 1963) was the general manager of the New York Mets from 1997-2003. ... Fantasy Focus logo Fantasy Focus is a sports talk radio show devoted to anything and everything fantasy sports. ...

Out-of-season shows

ESPN Radio College Gameday is a day-long talk radio show on ESPN Radio covering the days college football games. ... The NFL on ESPN Radio is a weekly radio program dedicated to the National Football League every Sunday from 1pm ET to 8pm ET on ESPN Radio. ...

Game broadcasts

Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio is exclusive play-by-play broadcast presentation of Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio. ... The NBA on ESPN Radio is exclusive play-by-play broadcast presentation of the National Basketball Association on ESPN Radio. ...

Daily segments

ESPN Radio SportsCenter has sports updates three times an hour during key time slots by separate anchors. ... SportsBeat is three minutes of programming, where sportscaster Mike Tirico gives his take on the days sports world. ... In American football, the extra point, point after touchdown, or PAT is the act of lining up to kick, as in a field goal, immediately following a touchdown. ...

Former shows

Weekday

  • AllNight with Todd Wright (Mon–Fri 1am–6am, 1996–2005) - Later became AllNight with Jason Smith
  • The Dan Patrick Show (Mon-Fri 1pm-4pm, 1999-2007) - Replaced by The Mike Tirico Show and The Stephen A. Smith Show; Dan Patrick revived his show on another network and time slot
  • Bruno-Golic Morning Show (Mon–Fri 6am–10am, 1995–1998) - Tony Bruno left, was replaced by Mike Greenberg and the show became Mike and Mike
  • The Fabulous Sports Babe with Nanci Donnellan (Mon–Fri 10am–1pm, 1994–1997) - replaced by Kornheiser, Donnellan moved the show to Sports Fan Radio Network, is currently retired and doing occasional fill-in work.
  • The Stephen A. Smith Show (Mon-Fri 3PM-4PM, 2007-2008) - Smith left the show on April 11, 2008 to concentrate more on television and ESPN the Magazine. SportsNation briefly expanded into the timeslot, with Scott Van Pelt set to take over on May 1st, 2008.
  • The Tony Kornheiser Show (Mon–Fri 10am–1pm, 1998–2004) - replaced by The Herd, Kornheiser revived his show on WTEM, later Washington Post Radio and currently WWWT. Kornheiser's voice returned to ESPN Radio when the Pardon the Interruption simulcast returned in 2007.
  • The Sports Brothers with Erik and Chris Kuselias (Mon–Fri 4pm–7pm, 2003–2005) - later The SportsBash with Erik Kuselias after Chris left the show (Mon-Fri 4pm-7pm, 2005-2007) and The SportsBash with John Seibel (January-October 2007), now SportsNation

AllNight with Jason Smith is a syndicated sports talk radio show on ESPN Radio, hosted by Jason Smith. ... The Dan Patrick Show is a syndicated sports talk show that is hosted by SportsCenter personality Dan Patrick and broadcast on ESPN Radio in Bristol, Connecticut during most of the year and New York, New York during the NBA season. ... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... Mike and Mike in the Morning is a sports talk radio show hosted by Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg (aka Greeny) and broadcast on ESPN Radio from 6:00 am ET to 10:00 am ET, Monday through Friday. ... Cover of A Babe in Boyland Nanci Donnellan a. ... The Sports Fan Radio Network was a sports talk radio network that existed from the 1990s through 2001, when it abruptly folded and ceded most of its affiliates to Fox Sports Radio. ... The Tony Kornheiser Show is a sports radio talk show out of Washington, D.C. hosted by Tony Kornheiser, which appeared on WTEM from 1992 to 1997; on ESPN Radio between 1998 and 2004; back on WTEM from 2004 to 2006; and on WTWP and then WWWT since 2007. ... WTEM (AM 980 kHz) is a radio station that serves the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. ... WTWP/WTWP-FM a radio station in Washington, D.C., began operation on March 30, 2006 as Washington Post Radio. ... This article is about radio station WWWT. For the complete history of the Washington, D.C. 1500 kHz facility, which is the primary station in the multicast, see WTOP. WTWP redirects here; see also Washington Post Radio WWWT is a multicast on three radio stations in the Washington, D.C...

Weekend

  • SportsRadio ESPN Sunday Magazine (Sundays 8am-10am, 1994-1998), later ESPN The Magazine with Dan LeBatard (Sun 7am-11am, 1998-2004) and Mark Madden (Sun 8am-11am, 2004-2005) and finally known as Out of Bounds with Mark Madden (Sun 9am-11am, 2005)
  • The Post-Game Locker-Room Report with Jack Arute (Sat–Sun 11pm–2am, 2001–2003)
  • The Doug Karsch Show (Sat, January-August)
  • Weekend GameDay with Mike Schopp (Sat 3-7pm, 2003-2006)
  • AM GameDay (Sat 9-12 pm until 2006)
  • The John Kincade Show (Sun 9-12 pm until 2007)

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mark Madden is a radio sports talk-show host in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and also a former-World Championship Wrestling television commentator. ... Jack Arute is an auto racing pit reporter and college football sideline reporter for ABC Sports. ... Mike Schopp (right) and Chris Bulldog Parker broadcasting from Super Bowl XLs radio row in Detroits Renaissance Center. ...

See also

This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Here is a list of assets owned by The Walt Disney Company, one of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world. ... Much of the worlds assets, particularly in the media industry, are concentrated in the hands of a small number of large corporations. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children and young teenagers. ... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... Fox Sports Radio, abbreviated FSR, is an international radio network consisting of sports talk programming all day, every day. ...

External links

  • ESPNRadio.com - Official site
  • ESPN Radio on Sirius
  • ESPN Radio on XM
This is a list of SIRIUS Satellite Radio channels. ...

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