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SportsCenter
Format Sports
Starring Various anchors (see below)
Country of origin Flag of the United States United States
No. of episodes 30,166 thru August 6, 2007
Production
Running time 30 min., 60 min., 90 min., or 120 min.
Broadcast
Original channel ESPN (1979-)
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
720p (HDTV)
Original run September 7, 1979 – Present
External links
Official website
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

SportsCenter is a sports news television show shown every day on ESPN since the network was founded on September 7, 1979. Originally a once a day show, SportsCenter is now shown up to twelve times a day, replaying the day's scores and highlights from major sporting events. It shows highlights and top ten plays. As a result of the regular airing, it has been shown more times than any other show in American television, with over 30,000 unique episodes. It celebrated its 30,000th show on February 11, 2007. 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. ... The Sports Network (commonly known as TSN) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel and is Canadas leading English language sports television channel. ... SportsCentre logo. ... A sport consists of a physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... This article is about the American ESPN show. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... 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. ... 480i is the shorthand name for a video mode. ... ... JOHN HERMAN SUCKS FAT DICK ... High-definition television (HDTV) means broadcast of television signals with a higher resolution than traditional formats (NTSC, SECAM, PAL) allow. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1978 in television, other events of 1979, 1980 in television, and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1979-80 United States network television schedule. ... 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. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...

Contents

Air times

SportsCenter normally airs at 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. ET. The morning shows are generally re-airings of the previous night's 1:00 AM show, except on Saturdays and Sundays. On Saturday the 10:00 a.m. to noon is a new show. On Sunday the 9:00 a.m. and the 10:30 a.m. are new shows. The show is taped in ESPN's HDTV studio facilities in Bristol, Connecticut. Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... High-definition television (HDTV) means broadcast of television signals with a higher resolution than traditional formats (NTSC, SECAM, PAL) allow. ... 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. ...


History

Standard definition era

George Grande introduced the country to ESPN when he co-anchored the first ever SportsCenter on September 7, 1979. He was the lone host of the first show, which didn't show a single sports clip. He was joined shortly thereafter by Lee Leonard, a longtime New York broadcaster. Grande spent ten more years with ESPN and SportsCenter until 1989. Another early addition to the show was Chris Berman, who joined ESPN a month after it was on the air, and became a fixture at SportsCenter until the early '90s, when his main efforts became focused on the network's NFL coverage and Baseball Tonight; however, Berman remains a frequent contributor to the Sunday night 11 p.m. edition. Bob Ley also began anchoring early in the show's history and still regularly appears on the Sunday morning SportsCenter in addition to hosting Outside the Lines. George Grande (pronounced like the English word grand) is an American sportscaster who hosted the first broadcast of SportsCenter on ESPN in 1979. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1978 in television, other events of 1979, 1980 in television, and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1979-80 United States network television schedule. ... A sport consists of a physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Christopher (Boomer) James Berman (born May 10, 1955, in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a sportscaster, who anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, Baseball Tonight, U.S. Open golf, and other programming on ESPN. He joined ESPN a month after its founding and has been with the network since. ... Sunday NFL Countdown logo Sunday NFL Countdown is a pregame show of all the NFL action for that week. ... Baseball Tonight is a Sports Emmy Award-winning program that airs on ESPN, and is the only nightly highlight show devoted to Major League Baseball. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ... Outside the Lines began in 1990 as a monthly progam that examined a critical issue in American sports. ...


Early graphics and music included various kinds of sports balls flying outward, featuring a rapid-fire electronic audio track that was a version of "Pulstar", by Vangelis. By the early 1990s, the first of several theme songs to incorporate ESPN's trademark "da-da-dah, da-da-dah" fanfare was in use. Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou (Greek: Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου IPA: ) (var. ...


Throughout the 1990s, SportsCenter's set saw many changes (see below). In 1994, ESPN began the This is SportsCenter ad campaign to promote their show. [1] Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical television commercials run by ESPN to promote their SportsCenter sports news show. ...


The 11 p.m. anchor team of Dan Patrick and Keith Olbermann achieved great popularity in the late '80s and the '90s (interrupted by Olbermann's brief move to ESPN2 at that channel's launch). After Olbermann left ESPN in 1997, Kenny Mayne became Patrick's co-host; when Patrick moved to the 6:00 p.m. edition, Rich Eisen and Stuart Scott became the top anchor team. Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... Keith Olbermann (born January 27, 1959) is an American news anchor, commentator, and radio sportscaster. ... Kenny Mayne (born September 1, 1959) is a sports journalist for ESPN. A native of Kent, Washington, Mayne was an honorable mention junior college All-American quarterback in 1978 at Wenatchee Valley Community College in Wenatchee, WA. Kenny graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1982, with a degree... Image:Eisen1. ... Stuart Scott (born July 19, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois) is a sportscaster, most visibly as an anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter. ...


During the summer of 2001, after ESPN, Inc. acquired a share of Canadian sports network TSN, that network's sports news program, SportsDesk, was re-branded as SportsCentre (using Canadian spelling). Main articles: History of Canada, Timeline of Canadian history Canada has been inhabited by aboriginal peoples (known in Canada as First Nations) for at least 40,000 years. ... The Sports Network (commonly known as TSN) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel and is Canadas leading English language sports television channel. ... SportsCentre logo. ... Canadian English is the form of English used in Canada, spoken as a first or second language by nearly 30 million Canadians as of January, 2004. ...


September 11, 2001 and The show that nearly wasn't

On September 11, 2001, ESPN interrupted regular programming at 11:05 a.m. Eastern Time to cover the immediate aftermath of the attacks on America through a simulcast of ABC News. The network considered not airing SportsCenter that night, and debated the topic for about an hour. Finally, a half-hour version aired which announced the cancellations of major U.S. sporting events that had been announced up to that time.[2] The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... Simulcast is a contraction of simultaneous broadcast, and refers to programs or events broadcast across more than one medium at the same time. ... ABC News logo ABC News Special Report ident, circa 2006 ABC News is a division of American television and radio network ABC, owned by The Walt Disney Company. ...


High definition era

High definition broadcasting started on June 7, 2004, and on the same day began broadcasting the show from studios inside the network's brand-new Digital Center, debuting a new set designed by Walt Disney Imagineering and featuring a robust graphics package entitled "Revolution" designed by Troika Design Group. During that summer, ESPN celebrated their 25th anniverary, ESPN25, by counting down the top 100 moments of the past 25 years. They showed the countdown every day starting May 31, 2004, until the #1 moment, the U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team's victory over the USSR during the 1980 Winter Olympics, was aired on Sepember 7, 2004. High-definition television (HDTV) means broadcast of television signals with a higher resolution than traditional formats (NTSC, SECAM, PAL) allow. ... is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ... On September 7, 2004, ESPN celebrated its 25th anniversary. ... The US national ice hockey team is the national team for the United States. ... The Soviet national ice hockey team, or USSR national ice hockey team (Russian: Сборная СССР по хоккею с шайбой) was the most dominant amateur hockey team in international play between 1954 and 1991. ... The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in February 13 through February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


SportsCenter premiered a segment called "50 States in 50 Days", during the summer of 2005, where a different SportsCenter anchor traveled to a different state every day to discover the sports, sports history, and athletes of the state.[3] On Sunday, July 17, 2005, ESPNs SportsCenter debuted a segment called 50 States in 50 Days. ...


On April 4, 2006, SportsCenter started showing highlights of Major League Baseball games in progress, which were previously an exclusive to another program, Baseball Tonight. This is seen in the Baseball Tonight Extra segment. Prior to that date, highlights of the aforementioned Major League Baseball games weren't shown on SportsCenter until the games went final (as shown on the ticker at the bottom of the screen, known as the "BottomLine"). is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Baseball Tonight is a Sports Emmy Award-winning program that airs on ESPN, and is the only nightly highlight show devoted to Major League Baseball. ...


ESPNEWS started airing SportsCenter on nights ESPN broadcasts The NBA on ESPN doubleheader, on November 3, 2006. This practice was discontinued in February 2007, when ESPN2 canceled Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith due to very low ratings. ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news, spoken as ESPN news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ... The NBA on ESPN refers to the presentation of National Basketball Association (NBA) games on the ESPN family of networks. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 2007 is the second month of the year. ... 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. ... Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith was a nightly one-hour television show on ESPN2 hosted by Philadelphia Inquirer columnist and ESPN reporter, Stephen A. Smith. ...


On February 11, 2007, after the NBA game between the Chicago Bulls and the Phoenix Suns, the 30,000th SportsCenter show aired. In that milestone show, Bob Ley recapped the events (and no-so-great moments) during the first 10,000 shows, Chris Berman did the same during the middle 10,000, as did Dan Patrick during the remaining 10,000. Steve Levy and Stuart Scott were the anchors on that 30,000th show. They also began broadcasting SportsCenter Minute, which is a web-streaming one-minute SportsCenter update seen exclusively on ESPN.com. is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ... Christopher (Boomer) James Berman (born May 10, 1955, in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a sportscaster, who anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, Baseball Tonight, U.S. Open golf, and other programming on ESPN. He joined ESPN a month after its founding and has been with the network since. ... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... Link title This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Stuart Scott (born July 19, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois) is a sportscaster, most visibly as an anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter. ... ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN and a division of ESPN Inc. ...


The 11 p.m. Eastern Time edition on May 6, 2007 saw another major change, as SportsCenter introduced a "rundown" graphic across the right side of the screen. This feature appears only during the overnight show Monday through Saturday and on the main Sunday night program. Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


The 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter moved up to 5 p.m. ET on May 28, 2007, and -- for the first time ever -- it was extended to three hours. The reason for the early start time for that particular edition, and for it to be extended to three hours, was that ESPN aired live coverage of Roger Clemens' second start for the New York Yankees' minor league club in Scranton, Pennsylvania. is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio), is a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, and is one of the preeminent pitchers in Major League history. ... 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... Scranton redirects here. ...


The 11pm ET edition of SportsCenter on August 7, 2007, which was anchored by John Buccigross and Cindy Brunson, showed live coverage of Barry Bonds' 756th career home run, which broke the old MLB record set by Hank Aaron, who had 755 career home runs. The game in which Bonds hit his 756th career home run, aired on sister channel ESPN2. The San Francisco Giants (the team in which Bonds played for 15 seasons, from 1993 to 2007) lost that game to the Washington Nationals, 8-6. is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Cindy Brunson is a leading anchor for ESPNs 24 hour sports news channel, ESPNEWS. Categories: ... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is currently a left fielder for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. ... Homerun redirects here. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... Henry Louis Hank Aaron (born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama), nicknamed Hammer, Hammerin Hank”, or Bad Henry”, is a retired American baseball player whose Major League Baseball (MLB) career spanned the 1950s through the 1970s. ... 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. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–85) Other nicknames The Jints, The Gigantes, The G... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Other nicknames The Nats Ballpark Nationals Ballpark (2008–present) RFK Stadium 2005-2007 Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977...


On December 29, 2007, the 11pm ET edition of SportsCenter, which aired on ESPNEWS, covered the New England Patriots' perfect regular season. The Patriots defeated the New York Giants, 38-35 to become the first team in NFL history to win all 16 games since the league's introduction of the 16-game schedule in 1978. In addition, the Patriots became the fourth team in NFL history to complete an undefeated regular season. SportsCenter aired comprehensive coverage of the Patriots' perfect season on ESPNEWS until about 11:47pm ET, when sister channel ESPN (which was broadcasting the 2007 Alamo Bowl at the time of the Patriots' victory over the Giants that same night) picked up the story at that point. is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick (de facto) Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... This article is about the current National Football League team. ...


Live broadcasts

On August 11, 2008, during the opening week of the Beijing Olympic Games, SportsCenter will begin airing live from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. Former CBS Early Show anchor Hannah Storm is joining ESPN to host the 9am to noon block. The new format will include three teams of two anchors with one update anchor in three-hour shifts. The change will also include a new SportsCenter.com site to promote more interaction with viewers.[4] It will originate in the new Los Angeles studio across from the Staples Center. is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be celebrated from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony commencing at 08:08:08 pm at the Beijing National Stadium in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... // Et (or et or &) is Latin and French for and. Et, et and ET may also refer to: ET, the country code for Ethiopia et, the Internet country code top-level domain for Ethiopia et, ISO 639 alpha-2 language code for Estonian ET, Ethiopian Airlines, IATA airline designator Eiffel... The Early Show is an American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ... Hannah Storm (born Hannah Storen on June 13, 1962) is an American television news journalist and a current co-host of CBS The Early Show. ...


SportsCenter sets

Anchors and reporters

For the numerous different anchors and reporters that make up SportsCenter, see List of SportsCenter anchors and reporters. This is a list of current and former SportsCenter anchors and reporters since that show debuted on September 7, 1979. ...


Segments

For the numerous different segments that make up SportsCenter, see List of SportsCenter segments and specials. This is a list of current and former SportsCenter segments seen since that show debuted on September 7, 1979. ...


ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio also has ESPN Radio SportsCenter with radio highlights airing three times an hour on the ESPN Radio network. ESPN Radio is an American sports radio network. ... ESPN Radio SportsCenter has sports updates three times an hour during key time slots by separate anchors. ...


Conditions to showing highlights

Some sports leagues and organizations, including the NBA, NHL and college sports conferences, allow for brief highlights to be shown while the game is in progress. Major League Baseball allows them only as part of the Baseball Tonight mini-programs, as mentioned above. The NFL does not allow in-progress highlights at all outside of its own live game broadcasts. NBA redirects here. ... NHL redirects here. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Baseball Tonight is a Sports Emmy Award-winning program that airs on ESPN, and is the only nightly highlight show devoted to Major League Baseball. ... NFL redirects here. ...


ESPN began to show more Olympics highlights on-air and online beginning with the 2006 Winter Olympics; they received these extended rights from NBC as part of the deal that saw ABC release Al Michaels from his contract, so he could join John Madden and key production personnel for the new NBC Sunday Night Football.[5] The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in Turin, Italy from February 10, 2006, through February 26, 2006. ... Alan Richard Michaels (born November 12, 1944) is an American television sportscaster. ... John Earl Madden (born April 10, 1936) is a former National Football League player, head coach, and a Pro Football Hall-of-Famer. ... NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. ...


In addition, there are many anecdotal reports of various TV networks (such as CBS Sports and NBC Sports) that will not release highlights of certain sporting events to ESPN unless its name is labeled across the screen for the entire length of the highlight, which can be perceived as a form of visual pollution. (In some cases, the same stipulation is made to competing programs like FSN Final Score, but not in all.) CBS Sports is a division of CBS which airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ... The NBC Sports logo used since 1989. ... Visual pollution is the term given to unattractive visual elements of a vista, a landscape, or any other thing that a person might want to look at. ... FSN Final Score is the nightly sports news program that airs across the United States on Fox Sports Net. ...


Also, as of the 2007 NASCAR season, the names of NASCAR's Sprint Cup (formerly NEXTEL Cup) and Nationwide Series (formerly Busch Series) races are no longer used by SportsCenter anchors or shown in graphics unless the sponsor pays a promotional consideration fee to the network (for example, Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami), or a major race like the Daytona 500. In some cases, the actual race name is not used, but a presenting sponsor of the telecast is instead substituted (example: the 2007 Sharp Aquos 500 was re-dubbed "NEXTEL Cup Series at California presented by Principal Financial"). This is one of the stipulations in the contract that began in 2007 in which ESPN (and ABC) returned to cover NASCAR races after a seven-year absence. The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and will end with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. ... The Sprint Cup is a Group 1 United Kingdom flat racing horse race for those horses aged three years and above run over a distance of 6 furlongs at Haydock Park during September. ... The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... The Ford 400 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... The 2007 Sharp Aquos 500 will be the 25th race of the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series season. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, similar to that of sister track Michigan International Speedway. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... ABC Sports redirects here. ... NASCAR on ESPN is a series of NASCAR races that were broadcasted by ABC and the ESPN networks from the early 1960s until 2000. ...


Spin offs

  • BassCenter (2003–2006)
  • ScoreCenter on ESPN MobileTV (2007-present)
  • SportsCenterU (2006–present)
  • X Center (2005–present)

SportsCenterU is the college version of ESPNs flagship program SportsCenter. ... X Center is a SportsCenter spinoff that focuses on the X Games. ...

See also

On Sunday, July 17, 2005, ESPNs SportsCenter debuted a segment called 50 States in 50 Days. ... This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical television commercials run by ESPN to promote their SportsCenter sports news show. ... This is a list of current and former SportsCenter anchors and reporters since that show debuted on September 7, 1979. ... This is a list of current and former SportsCenter segments seen since that show debuted on September 7, 1979. ... ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news, spoken as ESPN news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ... ESPN360 is a video content player that can be found at ESPN360. ... SportsCenter Asia, like the U.S. version, airs in 30 minute episodes, showing sporting highlights of the week. ... SportsCentre logo. ...

References

  1. ^ This is SportsCenter
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated, Sep. 24, 2001
  3. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/chat/sportsnation/fiftyfifty/index 50 States in 50 Days]
  4. ^ "SportsCenter to air live in mornings starting Aug. 11; Storm joins ESPN", ESPN.com, 2008-05-13. 
  5. ^ Associated Press report, Jan. 18, 2006
  • Press Release: CONSISTENT WEEKDAY SPORTSCENTER ANCHOR TEAMS BEGINNING SEPT. 5

ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN and a division of ESPN Inc. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ...

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Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished Jewish sportscaster who appears on ESPNs SportsCenter as an anchor. ... Rece Davis (born December 14, 1965 as Laurece Davis in Muscle Shoals, Alabama), has been a journalist for ESPN since 1995. ... Josh Elliott is the host of Classic Now on ESPN Classic. ... Neil Everett Morfitt now known as Neil Everett, is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable network. ... Robert Flores is currently an ESPN Sportscenter anchor. ... 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. ... Jay Harris (born 1965 in Norfolk, Virginia)is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since February 2003. ... Fred Hickman is the host of NBA Shootaround and a SportsCenter anchor for ESPN. In addition, he is also an anchor on ESPNEWS. // Hickman is a 1978 graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ... Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in December 2002 and soon became a regular anchor on the 6 p. ... Brian Kenny (born October 18, 1963), anchors the 6pm SportsCenter for ESPN. Brian won a National Sports Emmy for Baseball Tonight in 2003, was named Sports Illustrateds Media Personality of the Year in 2004, and received the 2005 Sam Taub Award as the Boxing Writers Associations Boxing Broadcaster... Suzy Kolber (born May 14, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a football sideline reporter, co-producer, and anchor for ESPN and ABC Sports. ... Link title This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ... Kenny Mayne (born September 1, 1959) is a sports journalist for ESPN. A native of Kent, Washington, Mayne was an honorable mention junior college All-American quarterback in 1978 at Wenatchee Valley Community College in Wenatchee, WA. Kenny graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1982, with a degree... Chris McKendry (born February 18, 1968), is currently a journalist for ESPN since 1996. ... Karl Ravech (born January 19, 1965), is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since 1993. ... Scott Reiss is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since 2001. ... Stuart Scott (born July 19, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois) is a sportscaster, most visibly as an anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter. ... Sage Steele is a SportsCenter update anchor for two morning shows, Mike and Mike in the Morning and ESPN First Take (both on ESPN2). ... Michelle Tafoya doing her job for the cameras. ... Scott Van Pelt is an anchor for the television show SportsCenter on the ESPN network. ... Stan Verrett is an anchor on the ESPN and ESPNEWS networks in the United States. ... Zzyzx11 (Talk) 01:06, 29 March 2006 (UTC) Category: ... Hal Chapman Wingo III or Trey Wingo is the co-host of ESPNs SportsCenter from time to time but is best known as host of NFL Live alongside football analysts Mark Schlereth, Sean Salisbury, Merrill Hoge, Mike Golic and Tom Jackson, among others. ... Larry Beil is an American sportscaster. ... Tim Brando (b. ... Cara Capuano is a sports reporter for FSN. She joined FSN in August 2004, as a reporter and anchor for the Northwest Sports Report, and Detroit Sports Report. ... Kevin Corke is a news correspondent based in Washington D.C. for NBC since August of 2004. ... Jack Edwards (born March 24, 1957) is a former anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter. ... Image:Eisen1. ... Kevin Frazier (born on May 20) is currently the weekend host of Entertainment Tonight as well as correspondent. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... George Grande (pronounced like the English word grand) is an American sportscaster who hosted the first broadcast of SportsCenter on ESPN in 1979. ... Greg Gumbel (born May 3, 1946) is an American television sportscaster. ... Brett Haber is an American sportscaster and former SportsCenter anchor. ... Jason Jackson was a sportscaster and writer for ESPN from 1999 until 2002, best known as the host of NBA 2Night, and being the second cousin of Michael Jackson. ... Craig Kilborn (born August 24, 1962) is an American comedian and former talk show host. ... Lee Leonard (born in New York City on April 3, 1929) is an American television personality who was involved in the launch of two of the most influential networks in TV history. ... Thomas E. Mees (b. ... Gary Miller is an American sportscaster and radio host. ... Chris Myers is a sports broadcaster who works for numerous media outlets and covers several different sports. ... Keith Olbermann (born January 27, 1959) is an American news anchor, commentator, and radio sportscaster. ... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... Dave Revsine (born July 20, 1968), is formerly a journalist for ESPN. At ESPN, he usually worked on SportsCenter and ESPNEWS, along with play by play on select college basketball games. ... Robin Roberts (born in Alabama in 1960) is an American television broadcaster, who is the co-anchor of ABCs popular morning show Good Morning America. ... Charley Steiner (born July 17, 1949) is an American sportscaster. ... Mike Tirico is the lead broadcaster for ESPNs presentation of Monday Night Football. ... Pam Ward is an on-air personality for the cable sports television network ESPN. She started working there in 1996 as a sideline announcer, but hated the job[citation needed] and asked her superiors to assign her play-by-play on NCAA football games; she was granted her request in... Whit Watson is a sportscaster for Sun Sports, the Florida-based regional cable network owned and operated by Fox Television. ... Chris Connelly is an American sports and entertainment reporter. ... Hank Goldberg is a radio and television personality based in Miami, Florida, USA. Goldberg is the host of a morning show on 560 WQAM radio in Miami, which airs from 7 to 10 am weekdays. ... Bob Holtzman is a television bureau-reporter for ESPN located in the state of Cincinatti, Ohio. ... Pedro Gomez (born c. ... Mike Massaro is a racing analyst at ESPN, who often commentates on the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. ... Chris Mortensen (born on November 7, 1951), an award-winning journalist, provides reports for ESPNs Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, SportsCenter, ESPN Radio and ESPN.com. ... Rachel Alexander Nichols is an ESPN reporter who covers breaking news and events for SportsCenter and also contributes investigative pieces and human-interest features for SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. ... Sal Paolantonio (born June 13, 1956 in Queens, New York) is a Philadelphia-based bureau reporter for ESPN, primarily reporting on NFL stories. ... Lisa Salters is a reporter for ESPN and ABC Sports. ... Jeremy Schaap (b. ... Shelley Smith is a Los Angeles-based reporter and correspondent for ESPN. She has covered numerous sports extensively, but is probably best known for her reporting on the Kobe Bryant rape trial in 2003-2004. ... Ed Werder rules. ... 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. ... 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 or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Norby Williamson is the current ESPN Inc. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... ABC Sports redirects here. ... ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news, spoken as ESPN news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ... ESPN Classic features reruns of famous sporting events, sports documentaries, and sports themed movies. ... ESPNU is a television channel that specializes in college sports, and is produced by, affiliated with and owned by parent network ESPN. ESPNU originates out of ESPN Regional Televisions Charlotte, North Carolina offices. ... ESPN Deportes is an cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN HD, launched March 30th, 2003 is a high-definitionsimulcast of the cable television network ESPN, both owned by Disney that broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ... ESPN Plus is the popular name of ESPN Regional Television, which is an American televsion program syndicator. ... ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN360 is a video content player that can be found at ESPN360. ... ESPN Radio is an American sports radio network. ... ESPN Deportes Radio is a Spanish language sports radio network created and produced by Disney-owned ESPN. Programming includes call-in talk shows and commentary from hosts about a full range of sporting events, including soccer, American football, baseball and boxing. ... ESPN International is a family of networks around the world. ... ESPN Pacific Rim / ESPN Australia ESPN Australia is a 24 hour sports channel offered in Australia and New Zealand. ... Launched in June 1995, ESPN Brasil was the first ESPN broadcaster launched outside the United States. ... ESPN Latin America is an ESPN channel that broadcasts in Latin America, not to be confused with ESPN Deportes, which is another channel which broadcasts in the United States in Spanish. ... ESPN+ (ESPN Más, ESPN Plus in english) is an ESPN channel that broadcast in the Río de la Plata region (Argentina/Uruguay/Paraguay/Bolivia/Chile). ... ESPN STAR Sports (or ESS) is a joint venture between ESPN and STAR TV which offers 15 customized television feeds and transmits in five languages (Cantonese, English, Hindi, Korean and Mandarin) to 25 countries throughout Asia. ... NASN, (North American Sports Network), is a television channel available in Ireland and the UK, and now across Europe. ... 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. ... ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN and a division of ESPN Inc. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... ESPN Deportes La Revista is a Spanish Language magazine that focuses on sports from a Hispanic perspective. ... ESPN Books logo ESPN Books is a publishing company operated by ESPN Started in 2004, ESPN Books has published almost 20 books. ... ESPN Zone is a small chain of very large sports-themed restaurants that include arcades, TV studios, and radio studios. ... The 10th Anniversary ESPY Award. ... ESPN Integration is an agreement between ESPN and video game developer EA to put various ESPN features in EA Sports games. ... Mobile ESPN is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator. ... A Regional Sports Network, or RSN, is a cable television station that presents sports programming to a local market. ... The Arena Football League on ESPN is a presentation of the Arena Football League on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN on ABC. The telecasts are also expected to be simucast on ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD and ABC HD. The agreement will run from the 2007 season opener and last five years... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... ESPN Major League Baseball is a promotion of Major League Baseball on ESPN and ESPN2, with simulcasts on ESPNHD or ESPN2HD. Major League Baseball on ESPN debuted on April 15, 1990 with Sunday Night Baseball, ESPN Major League Baseball is guaranteed to remain on air until 2013. ... ESPNsoccernet provides comprehensive coverage of world soccer. ... MNF redirects here. ... NASCAR on ESPN is a series of NASCAR races that were broadcasted by ABC and the ESPN networks from the early 1960s until 2000. ... The NBA on ESPN refers to the presentation of National Basketball Association (NBA) games on the ESPN family of networks. ... The WNBA on ESPN refers to the presentation of Womens National Basketball Association games on the ESPN family of networks. ... 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. ... “Baton Broadcasting” redirects here. ... Animal Planet is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Bell Globemedia in partnership with Discovery Communications. ... Discovery Channel is a Canadian cable television specialty channel devoted to science and nature programming. ... Discovery Civilization Channel is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Bell Globemedia in partnership with Discovery Communications with programming about the history of human civilization. ... ESPN Classic Canada is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by TSN, Bell Globemedia and ESPN featuring classic sports events and movies. ... Silver logo used from 2005 - 2007. ... Réseau des sports (commonly known as RDS), is a Canadian French language cable television specialty channel showing sports and sport-related shows. ... Réseau Info-Sports (RIS), is a Canadian French language category 1 digital cable specialty channel. ... The Sports Network (commonly known as TSN) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel and is Canadas leading English language sports television channel. ... WTSN is a now defunct Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel dedicated to presenting women in sports. ... For the U.S. pay-per-view service previously known as Viewers Choice, see In Demand. ... Jayskis Silly Season Site is a website focusing primarily on NASCAR news and rumors, created and run by Jay Jayski Adamczyk in August of 1996. ... NASN, (North American Sports Network), is a television channel available in Ireland and the UK, and now across Europe. ... TrueHoop [1] is an award-winning blog which covers the sport of basketball, primarily the National Basketball Association. ... Cricinfo is the largest cricket-related website and one of the largest websites in the world with more than 20 million users. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Not to be confused with the baseball term around the horn. This article is about the ESPN sports discussion show. ... Baseball Tonight is a Sports Emmy Award-winning program that airs on ESPN, and is the only nightly highlight show devoted to Major League Baseball. ... College GameDay is an ESPN show covering college football. ... ESPN College Football Primetime is a live game presentation of Division 1-A college football on ESPN. In the past the primary sponsors have been Polaroid and AT&T, but currently there is no main sponsor. ... ESPN First Take, is a new morning show on ESPN2 that will be replacing ESPN2s Cold Pizza beginning May 7, 2007. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jim Rome Is Burning (originally titled Rome Is Burning and often abbreviated as JRIB) is a sports conversation and opinion show hosted by Jim Rome. ... 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. ... Monday Night Countdown is the official pregame show for Monday Night Football and is aired on ESPN and ESPN HD. The show follows SportsCenter and leads up to the kickoff with ninety minutes of comprehensive analysis, interviews, highlights, up-to-the-minute NFL news and live reports from the site... MNF redirects here. ... NBA Friday appears every Friday with live coverage of the biggest games in primetime sense the 2002 season, during the National Basketball Association regular season on ESPN and is avalible in high definition on ESPN HD. It begins in early November and appear just about every week untill the conclusion... NASCAR Countdown is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and Busch Series prerace show that debuted on February 17, 2007. ... NASCAR Now is a NASCAR news and analysis show that debuted on February 5, 2007 with Erik Kuselias and Rusty Wallace hosting. ... NBA Shootaround is a National Basketball Association pregame show for ESPNs coverage of the NBA. Typically, the program airs at 7:30 p. ... Outside the Lines began in 1990 as a monthly progam that examined a critical issue in American sports. ... 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. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... College GameDay is an ESPN program that covers college basketball and is a spin-off of the successful college football version. ... Sunday NFL Countdown logo Sunday NFL Countdown is a pregame show of all the NFL action for that week. ... Sunday Night Baseball is the Major League Baseball game of the week that is televised Sunday nights at 8 p. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ESPN2 Major League Soccer. ... The Herd with Colin Cowherd is a syndicated sports talk radio show hosted by Colin Cowherd and broadcast on ESPN Radio from Bristol, Connecticut. ... Past and present television personalities on the ESPN network. ... John Anderson (born 1965) is a sports journalist from Green Bay, Wisconsin, and a host of the ESPN TV program SportsCenter since June 1999. ... Erin Andrews (born on May 4, 1978 in Maine) is a television sports reporter. ... Skip Bayless (born December 4, 1951) is a sports commentator on ESPN2s ESPN First Take and its afternoon show 1st and 10. ... Christopher (Boomer) James Berman (born May 10, 1955, in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a sportscaster, who anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, Baseball Tonight, U.S. Open golf, and other programming on ESPN. He joined ESPN a month after its founding and has been with the network since. ... Bonnie Bernstein (born August 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American television sports reporter and anchor. ... Michelle Bonner is an anchor on ESPNEWS and the weekend SportsCenter. ... Mike Breen(born June 26, 1965) is a play-by-play commentator for the NBA on ABC. He also works NBA games for ESPN, and was formerly a play-by-play announcers for New York Giants preseason games, as well as for regular season NFL games on both FOX and... Hubert Jude Hubie Brown (born September 25, 1933 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA) is a former basketball coach and a current television analyst. ... John Buccigross (born January 27, 1966) in Pittsburgh, is currently a journalist for the ESPN since 1996. ... Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished Jewish sportscaster who appears on ESPNs SportsCenter as an anchor. ... Chris Connelly is an American sports and entertainment reporter. ... Lee Corso (born 1936) is a sports broadcaster and football analyst for ESPN. He has been featured on ESPNs College GameDay program since its inception and appears annually as a commentator in EA Sports NCAA Football. ... Colin Cowherd (born January 6, 1964) is an American sports radio personality. ... Superscript textJay Crawford (Born July 4, 1965 in Sandusky, Ohio) is the co-host of ESPN2s morning TV show First Take. ... Rece Davis (born December 14, 1965 as Laurece Davis in Muscle Shoals, Alabama), has been a journalist for ESPN since 1995. ... Chris Fowler is a sports broadcaster for ESPN known best for his work on College GameDay for college football. ... Ron Franklin Ron Franklin (born Feb. ... Peter Gammons (born April 9, 1945)[1][2]is a sportswriter, media personality and a National Baseball Hall of Fame honoree. ... 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... Jay Harris (born 1965 in Norfolk, Virginia)is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since February 2003. ... Kirk Herbstreit wraps up an episode of ESPN College GameDay Kirk Herbstreit (born August 19, 1969, Centerville, Ohio) is an analyst for ESPNs College GameDay, a television program covering college football and a provider of color commentary during college football games on ESPN and ABC. He appears annually as... Fred Hickman is the host of NBA Shootaround and a SportsCenter anchor for ESPN. In addition, he is also an anchor on ESPNEWS. // Hickman is a 1978 graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ... This article is about the American football coach; for other people named Lou Holtz, see Lou Holtz (disambiguation). ... Thomas Jackson (b. ... Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in December 2002 and soon became a regular anchor on the 6 p. ... Brian Kenny (born October 18, 1963), anchors the 6pm SportsCenter for ESPN. Brian won a National Sports Emmy for Baseball Tonight in 2003, was named Sports Illustrateds Media Personality of the Year in 2004, and received the 2005 Sam Taub Award as the Boxing Writers Associations Boxing Broadcaster... Suzy Kolber (born May 14, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a football sideline reporter, co-producer, and anchor for ESPN and ABC Sports. ... 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. ... Timothy Eugene Tim Legler (born December 26, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is an American, former professional basketball player in the NBA, and is a current ESPN analyst. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ... Link title This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jay Mariotti (born 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American sportswriter. ... Kenny Mayne (born September 1, 1959) is a sports journalist for ESPN. A native of Kent, Washington, Mayne was an honorable mention junior college All-American quarterback in 1978 at Wenatchee Valley Community College in Wenatchee, WA. Kenny graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1982, with a degree... Sean McDonough (born May 13, 1962) is an American television sportscaster. ... Chris McKendry (born February 18, 1968), is currently a journalist for ESPN since 1996. ... Barry Melrose (born July 15, 1956 in Kelvington, Saskatchewan) is a former hockey player, coach, and general manager, and is currently a commentator for ESPN. // Melrose began his hockey career as a defenceman in the WCHL with the Kamloops Chiefs in 1974, eventually working his way up to the Cincinnati... Jon Miller (born October 11, 1951 in San Francisco, California) is an American sportscaster, known primarily for his broadcasts of Major League Baseball. ... This article is about the former Major League Baseball player. ... Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939 in Billings, Montana) is an American sportscaster for the ABC and ESPN television networks. ... Brad Nessler, as part of an NBA on ABC sports broadcast (c. ... Rachel Alexander Nichols is an ESPN reporter who covers breaking news and events for SportsCenter and also contributes investigative pieces and human-interest features for SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Jesse James Palmer (born October 5, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a former pro American football quarterback and one-time star of the reality television series The Bachelor. ... Mike Patrick is an American sportscaster. ... Steve Francis Phillips (born on May 18, 1963) was the general manager of the New York Mets from 1997-2003. ... Derek Rae (born in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a soccer announcer for ESPN, working as a play-by-play announcer for their coverage of the UEFA Champions League. ... Karl Ravech (born January 19, 1965), is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since 1993. ... Anthony Joseph Paul Tony Reali (born July 4, 1978 in Staten Island, New York) is an American sports personality and television host, and the current host of Around the Horn on ESPN. He is also the ombudsman or stat boy on Pardon the Interruption. ... James Jim Rome (born October 14, 1964) is an American sports radio talk show host syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications. ... John Saunders, is currently a journalist for ESPN and ABC. Before working for ESPN, he worked in Baltimore for WMAR and for City-TV in Toronto. ... Mark Schlereth (born January 25, 1966 in Anchorage, Alaska) is a former American football player and current television sportscaster. ... Stuart Scott (born July 19, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois) is a sportscaster, most visibly as an anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter. ... Howard Howie Schwab is best-known as the sports trivia expert and final adversary on ESPNs Stump the Schwab. ... Dan Shulman (born 1967 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian-born sportscaster with ESPN, serving as the networks voice for baseball games on television and radio. ... Michael Smith (born in New Orleans, Louisiana, US) is an NFL reporter for ESPN. He is a regular guest on the channels Around the Horn. ... Stephen Anthony Smith (born October 14, 1967), usually referred to as Stephen A., is a sportswriter and media personality from Hollis, Queens in New York City. ... Tommy Michael Smyth (born in Glasgow, Scotland) (pronounced Smith) is best known for being one of the most recognized soccer commentators in the world. ... Michelle Tafoya doing her job for the cameras. ... 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. ... Richard J. Dick Vitale (June 9, 1939, in Passaic, New Jersey) is a basketball broadcaster. ... Michael R. Wilbon (born November 19, 1958) is an American sportswriter and columnist. ... 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. 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