Mailbag: College Football Playoff Top 25 show, Marty and McGee, Teddy Atlas & more


Welcome to another edition of the Fan Central Mailbag. Before we get to your questions, here are a few quick programming reminders:

  • At ESPN we recognize Veterans Day with the company’s seventh annual America’s Heroes salute. A live SportsCenter telecast from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a college basketball game from a U.S. Marines base in Japan will be among the highlights of a week of programming and other initiatives across platforms Nov. 7-13.
  • Don’t miss ESPN’s coverage of the “Cricket All-Stars” series beginning tomorrow on ESPN3.
  • ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 Volume III continues Tuesday, Nov. 10 (8 p.m. ET, ESPN) with “Chasing Tyson”.

    Please also be sure to check out for the latest schedule information.

Now on to your questions. . .

Can someone please provide the College Football Playoff: Top 25 schedule? — Patrick
ESPN’s exclusive reveal of the College Football Playoff weekly rankings – as determined by the Selection Committee —started on Tuesday, Nov. 3, but please check the upcoming schedule below.

Tue, Nov 107 p.m.College Football Playoff: Top 25
Rece Davis, Danny Kanell, Joey Galloway, Kirk Herbstreit (via satellite)
Tue, Nov 179:30 p.m.College Football Playoff: Top 25 (From Chicago)
Rece Davis, David Pollack, Kirk Herbstreit
Tue, Nov 247 p.m.College Football Playoff: Top 25
Rece Davis, Joey Galloway, Kirk Herbstreit (via satellite)
Tue, Dec 17 p.m.College Football Playoff: Top 25
Rece Davis, David Pollack, Joey Galloway, Kirk Herbstreit (via satellite)

Has the Marty and McGee show/podcast been cancelled? There has been no show posted since late August. — Dan
The Marty and McGee weekend show with Marty Smith and Ryan McGee is on a break during the football season. It’s on a rotational, seasonal basis in the 7–11 p.m. slot on Saturdays with a few other shows.

Why is Teddy Atlas not on the air? He is the best thing that has happened in boxing. He really brings it to life and tells it like it is. — Harvey
Teddy Atlas is still with ESPN and provides commentary during Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN telecasts. PBC on ESPN’s next telecast is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 25 (9 p.m., ESPN) and will feature Cuban sensation Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara defending his super welterweight title against former world titlist Jan Zaveck.

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