Articles tagged ‘ESPN’

Jan 20

ESPN The Magazine’s Third Annual Music Issue Hits Newsstands Friday

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and platinum-selling hip-hop artist, J. Cole on ESPN Magazine Music Cover Issue Features Two Special Covers with Athlete, Musician Pairings:  JJ Watt & Katy Perry,  Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and J. Cole On the eve of Super Bowl – and the Grammys – ESPN The Magazine releases its third annual “Music Issue” with pages paying tribute to the converging worlds of sport and song. The issue – which hits newsstands Friday, January 23 – highlights the intersection of music and sports including features “Entertainers of the Year,” as two of the biggest stars of the year – pop star Katy Perry and NFL powerhouse JJ Watt – collide; and “The Perfect Strangers,” which highlights the developing relationship between NASCAR’s native son, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and platinum-selling hip-hop artist, J. Cole, and how they were ... FULL STORY »

Dr. Jerry Punch to Remain with ESPN, Return to College Sports

ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch Dr. Jerry Punch, who has been associated with ESPN since 1984 as a motorsports and college sports announcer, has agreed to a new contract to remain with the network and extend his run as one of ESPN’s longest-tenured announcers. Punch, who ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo Championships on the Line in NASCAR, NHRA Season Finales Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup Down to Four Drivers in Miami Finale: After a full season of racing, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship will be decided in the Ford Ecoboost 400 at ... FULL STORY »

Q&A with ESPN on Their Coverage of NASCAR Racing Coming to an End after Homestead

ESPN NASCAR Logo A media conference call was held today to discuss ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR racing coming to an end with the Nov. 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Participants on the call were ESPN vice president, motorsports, ... FULL STORY »

Brad Daugherty to Remain with ESPN as NBA and College Basketball Analyst

JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Brad Daugherty speaks to the media - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Brad Daugherty, a former five-time NBA All-Star and college basketball standout, will serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst beginning in November. Daugherty will appear regularly on NBA Tonight, NBA Coast to Coast,SportsCenter and on additional news and information ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Craven to Remain with ESPN as NASCAR Analyst

ESPN's Ricky Craven Former NASCAR Sprint Cup race winner Ricky Craven has agreed to a new contract and will remain with ESPN as NASCAR analyst for SportsCenter and other ESPN news platforms. Craven, who started with ESPN as an analyst in 2008, will make ... FULL STORY »

Marty Smith to Remain with ESPN as Bureau Reporter

ESPN Marty Smith Marty Smith, who has been lead NASCAR reporter for SportsCenter and other ESPN platforms since 2007, has agreed to a new contract and will remain with ESPN as a bureau reporter. From his base in Charlotte, N.C., Smith will travel to ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR And ESPN Statement on Television Delay For Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase Race
Posted 10.11.14
The following is a statement from NASCAR and ESPN concerning the delay of live television coverage of Saturday night's Bank of America 500 from Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway: Statement from NASCAR: “We are disappointed that our fans were unable to see the start of tonight’s race. We do all we can with ...FULL STORY »

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