Fan Central Mailbag: NBA on ESPN, Rivalry Week, Play 4Kay and more

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

  • The NBA on ESPN continues tonight with a doubleheader starting with the Indiana Pacers and Paul George visiting the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook (8 p.m. ET, ESPN). The Boston Celtics and Isaiah Thomas will visit the Utah Jazz and Gordon Hayward in the nightcap (10:30 p.m., ESPN).


  • Rivalry Week continues this weekend with a great slate of top-25 men’s college basketball games on Saturday. Don’t forget to start the day with College GameDay (11 a.m., ESPN). The show will originate from the Texas A&M campus for the first time. An evening edition (6 p.m., ESPN) – featuring Denver Broncos linebacker, Super Bowl 50 MVP and A&M alum Von Miller – leads into the Saturday Primetime matchup between the Aggies and No. 14 Kentucky (6:30 p.m., ESPN). Saturday’s monster schedule of top-25 games on ESPN also includes: No. 20 Duke at No. 18 Louisville (noon), No. 25 Baylor at No. 24 Texas (2 p.m.), No. 3 Oklahoma at No. 10 West Virginia (4 p.m.) and No. 17 Purdue at No. 22 Indiana (8:30 p.m.)
  • Play 4Kay – celebrating its 10th year across ESPN networks – continues to highlight the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with The V Foundation and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), with five games across ESPN2 and ESPNU on Sunday. Also included are two top-25 matchups as part of ESPN2’s Big Monday series.
  • Finally, ESPN’s Linda Cohn will reach a milestone on Sunday (8 a.m., ESPN) anchoring her 5,000th edition of SportsCenter. Cohn has hosted more editions of SportsCenter than anyone in the 36-year history of the program. Join the conversation on Twitter by using #LCo5KSC.

Now on to your questions…

I was wondering when ESPN would be replaying the 30 for 30 film, “June 17, 1994,” again? — Ashley from Florida
ESPN Films’ 30 for 30:June 17, 1994” is currently scheduled to reair on March 1, at 1:30 a.m. on ESPN2. It is also available for purchase on and iTunes. For more information, visit’s 30 for 30 page.

You can also find ESPN’s latest TV listings by visiting Please note schedule information is subject to change.

When will the High School Cheerleading Championships be televised on ESPN? — Katherine from Florida
The High School Cheerleading Championships are currently scheduled to air on the following dates in March and early April:

March 5 10 a.m.High School Pom and Jazz Championships ESPNU
11 a.m.High School Hip Hop and High Kick Championships ESPNU
March 1210 a.m.High School Cheerleading Championship- Division IESPN2
March 199 a.m.High School Pom and Jazz Championships ESPNU
11 a.m.High School Hip Hop and High Kick Championships ESPNU
March 2610 a.m.High School Cheerleading Championship- Division IIESPN2
11 a.m.High School Cheerleading Championship- Super VarsityESPN2
April 211 a.m.High School Cheerleading Championship- CoedESPN2

Please note: Schedule information is subject to change.

Are tickets for X Games Oslo on Saturday, Feb. 27 just for the Big Air competition or do they include the music concerts that are held that same day? — Eduard from Norway
Tickets include both the Big Air competition and the concerts. For schedule details and more information about X Games Oslo, which will be held Feb. 24-28, please visit

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