Linda Cohn

Linda Cohn

Linda Cohn has served as a SportsCenter anchor since joining ESPN in 1992. Her straightforward style and natural humor create an easy rapport with viewers. Cohn had the honor of co-hosting the first-ever SportsCenter in high definition from ESPN’s then-new Digital Center on June 7, 2004. The versatile Cohn has also hosted ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and National Hockey Night, ESPN2’s NHL 2Night and RPM 2Night, and SportsCenter’s NBA All-Star Game coverage. She has also contributed to ESPN’s NFL Draft coverage, Major League Baseball playoff coverage, the ESPYs and Sunday NFL Countdown. During the 1998 season, she was one of three alternating hosts for the NFL on ESPN Radio, the network’s Sunday-long coverage of NFL games. She also provided play-by-play of ESPN and ESPN2’s coverage of the LPGA (1998-99). From 1999 to 2002, Cohn’s column “Linda Cohn’s Hotline” was regularly featured in ESPN The Magazine’s Life Section. Along the way, she has also hosted ESPNEWS; weekly NASCAR segments on ESPNEWS during the “Chase for the Cup.” In 2006, Cohn handled play-by-play commentator for ESPN2 and ABC’s WNBA games including the All-Star game and Finals on ABC, and the WNBA Draft. She has also provided on-site SportsCenter reports from the Men’s Final Four, X Games and Winter X Games; and weekly “Extra Point” commentaries on ESPN Radio.
#LCo5kSC: What anchoring my 5,000th SportsCenter means to me, by Linda Cohn
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#LCo5kSC: What anchoring my 5,000th SportsCenter means to me, by Linda Cohn

Front Row's weeklong celebration of Linda Cohn's 5,000th SportsCenter kicks off with a first-person essay from Cohn on what the…
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