ESPN History

Announcements

The Story Changes, While the Message Endures: “I Have Parkinson’s Disease,” ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen: "I was diagnosed in 2014 and this is the first time I’m sharing my diagnosis publicly."

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ESPN History

The General’s Last Ride: Bob Ley Retires From ESPN

ESPN Communications photographer Rich Arden shares a handful of his favorite candid photos from before and after Wednesday’s Outside the…

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Olympic Sports

“The faces on our ESPN team have changed over the last 25 years – but our commitment to lacrosse has escalated as the sport has grown.”

This weekend marks 25 consecutive years of NCAA LAX Championship coverage on ESPN; revisit the 1996 Men's Final with analyst…

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Announcements

“Talented and hardworking people are behind our innovation and storytelling”

ESPN wins eight Sports Emmys; college basketball analyst Dick Vitale honored with Lifetime Achievement Award.

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MLB

This Is 30: Celebrating 30 Seasons of MLB on ESPN

ESPN celebrates 30 seasons of innovation, special moments and its groundbreaking partnership with MLB, while looking towards the future.

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Soccer

#TBT: As ESPN+’s Exclusive Presentation Of The FA Cup Final Approaches, ESPNFC’s Analysts Share Memories From When They Vied For The Trophy

Craig Burley, Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol starred in historic, controversial FA Cup Final matches.

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Innovation

ESPN And ABC’s NFL Draft Presentations Tonight: What Are The Differences?

Tonight for Round 1, fans will see every team’s pick live from Nashville on both ESPN and ABC (8 p.m.…

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MLB

This Is 30: Celebrating 30 Seasons of MLB on ESPN

ESPN celebrates 30 seasons of innovation, special moments and its groundbreaking partnership with MLB, while looking towards the future.

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SportsCenter

ESPN’S RISE Team: Here’s Why George Grande, Circa ’79, Is Appearing On Your Plasma TV Screens, Phones And Tablets

An ESPN producer: "What is remarkable about the very first SportsCenter is that an expectation was set through Grande’s opening…

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The Undefeated

“I hope viewers will truly gain a greater understanding of the added pressures loaded on black female athletes”

Softball star A.J. Andrews hosts ESPN's Black History Month Special "Unapologetic: The Black Female Athlete" (Sunday, Feb. 24, 10 p.m.…

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ESPN+

How ESPN+ Achieved 568K New Signups In 2 Days

UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ launch demonstrates the marriage of strategy and scale; pivotal moment in the march to 2M…

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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…

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Announcements

Legendary ESPN Director Chip Dean Works Final Game with Monday Night Football Crew

Pro Bowl marks Dean's last game in director's chair; original "79er" will now mentor ESPN's team of shot callers

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Announcements

NSMA Honors ESPN’S Ley, Kornheiser, Burke and Wojnarowski

Today, the National Sports Media Association (NSMA) announced its 2019 Hall of Fame class, as well as its national and…

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ESPN History

Lights! Cameras! Action! Regular-Season MNF Returns To L.A. Coliseum

MNF returns to the L.A. Coliseum for a regular-season telecast for the first time in years tonight when the Chiefs…

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