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Jason Fitz’ Fitting Assignments: ESPN Radio Host Relishes 2019 NFL Draft Roles

Jason Fitz is a former fiddler for The Band Perry, devoted football fan cherishing his ESPN dream jobs in the…
ESPN In The News What ESPN Has To Do With Improving Health

A health expert praises ESPN's efforts to encourage more youth sports participation.

ESPN Delivered A Wide World Of Live Sports Productions This Weekend

Go behind the scenes of various live sports presentations on ESPN from this past weekend.

Here’s Some Advice On How To Win The ESPN Women’s Tournament Challenge Bracket

As you're submitting sheets before play tips off on ESPN2 today at noon, you might heed the advice of the…

Winners Weigh In: Recent ESPN Tournament Challenge Champions Share Their 2019 Men’s Bracket Picks

Three champions - including two depicted in this video - share their strategies past and present to help your bracket…

What’s Your (Sports) Number? ESPN’s Panelists For MIT Sloan Conference Share Their Favorite Digits

Front Row asked ESPN panelists attending the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this week in Boston to answer this question:…
ESPN In The News

New York Times: Scott Van Pelt Leans On Personality

As Alex Wong writes in the New York Times, Scott Van Pelt “decided to lean on his personality and trust…

3 Things To Watch For On WE ARE LAFC

Victories, setbacks, heartbreaks - and Will Ferrell. Preview the ESPN+ all-access series documenting LAFC's 2018 season, debuting today.
Behind The Scenes

The Big Lead: Chuck Salituro Serves As ESPN’s “Journalistic Yoda”

Meet the senior editor and "opinion consultant," celebrating his 25th anniversary with ESPN today, who is "protective of both the…
ESPN History

ESPN Remembers Irv Brown

One of ESPN's pioneers, Irv Brown called myriad sports for the network; he also refereed six NCAA Final Fours, coached…

“. . .For Longtime Fans Of The Sport, It’s Actually Quite Surreal . . . “

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani explains why he thinks UFC being showcased on ESPN's platforms benefits fans.


With UFC set to make its UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ debut this Saturday, let's recall when the Octagon visited…

Hopes for 2019, Shared in 19 Seconds

ESPN on-air personalities share in 19 seconds their resolutions for 2019.
Behind The Scenes

Orlando Sentinel: Clemson Fan Deems Her 12 Days Of ESPN Billboard Living “100 Percent Worth It”

When Clemson defeated Alabama 44-16 to win the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday night in Santa Clara, Calif.,…

The Athletic: What made this the most rewarding season of Kirk Herbstreit’s broadcast career?

What made this the most rewarding season of Kirk Herbstreit’s broadcast career? The Athletic's Max Olson answers that question in…