ESPN History

ESPN History

ESPN Marks 39 Years of Serving Sports Fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

Much has changed, but the most important thing remains the same: To Serve Sports Fans. Anytime. Anywhere.
ESPN

Colleagues Salute Burke Before Her HOF Honors Tonight

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tonight in Springfield, Mass., ESPN NBA analystDoris Burke receives the Curt Gowdy Media Award during a ceremony at…
ESPN History

“Cable Is Fine, But It’s Never Really Going To Amount To A Hill Of Beans”

Once again covering the US Open for ESPN, Cliff Drysdale recalls dealing with a skeptic about cable sports TV's future…
The Undefeated

NABJ honors Bill Rhoden With Hall Of Fame Induction

Today, at 2018 NABJ Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, The Undefeated's Bill Rhoden was inducted into the organization's Hall…
Anchors

“Sizzling” Performances: Steve Levy’s Three Favorite “This is SportsCenter” Spots

Did Alex Ovechkin use a stunt double in the "Spy" spot with Steve Levy? Learn the answer to this and…
Inside ESPN

How does ESPN select the sports that appear in #TheOcho lineup?

ESPN's Brent Colborne: "We had a meeting that we call a 'jam session' where a group of roughly 25 people…
SportsCenter

From Intense Sweating To An Infamous Gaffe – Colleagues Remember Fun Times with Steve Levy

A host of SportsCenter anchors past and present share their favorite Steve Levy memories as Front Row celebrates his 25…
SportsCenter

25 Years Later, Steve Levy’s 2 a.m. SportsCenter debut still, um, kind of memorable?

Steve Levy will be recognized on Thursday night’s 11 p.m. ET SportsCenter as he begins his 25th year as an…
MLB

Colleagues Turned Rivals: Cora, Boone Flashback On ESPN

Before the Red Sox and Yankees square off on Sunday Night Baseball (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), revisit the opposing managers…
ESPN Stats and Information

More than meets the eye: ESPN helps Library of Congress launch “Baseball Americana”

As the exhibit opens today, Front Row concludes its five-part series featuring the research ESPN Stats and Information Group provided…
Tennis

“We knew we were right in the middle of history and we could see no end in sight”

Hannah Storm revisits anchoring ESPN coverage of the Wimbledon 2010 marathon Isner-Mahut match that spanned three days. ESPN2 re-airs the…
ESPN Stats and Information

More than meets the eye: ESPN helps Library of Congress launch “Baseball Americana”

Part 3 of 5: The final season of three-time unanimous Cy Young winner, former Dodgers great Sandy Koufax is featured.
ESPN Stats and Information

More than meets the eye: ESPN helps Library of Congress launch “Baseball Americana”

The first intercollegiate baseball game, played between Williams and Amherst on July 1, 1859, was followed by a chess match…
ESPN

ESPN Deportes’ Mario Kempes celebrates 40th anniversary of his World Cup heroics

Forty years ago today, ESPN Deportes soccer analyst Mario Kempes led Argentina to World Cup glory. He revisits that glorious…