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  • Cafe under investigation in death of ESPN broadcaster's wife

    August 15, 2017 8:27 PM

    WOODBURY, Conn. - Connecticut officials are investigating a restaurant where authorities say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had lunch before she died in a car crash. A state Department of Consumer Protection spokeswoman said Tuesday that the state Liquor Control Commission's investigation into the Good... more »
  • ESPN and Giants defensive end Pierre-Paul settle lawsuit

    February 4, 2017 11:59 AM

    NEWARK, N.J. - New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and ESPN have settled a lawsuit over the network's disclosure of his medical records from a 2015 fireworks accident. ESPN announced the settlement on Friday, saying it believes that the network's reporting about the injury was newsworthy and journalistically appropriate.... more »
  • ESPN setting up GameDay TV set in LSU's Quad for Saturday telecast Play Video

    November 2, 2016 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - ESPN's live pregame show, GameDay, will originate from the Quad on the LSU campus Saturday morning. The show will be televised from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT on ESPN. The show travels to the biggest college football game each Saturday of the season. Producers selected... more »
  • Longtime ESPN broadcaster John Saunders dies at 61

    August 10, 2016 11:37 AM

    Longtime ESPN broadcaster John Saunders has died, the network announced on Wednesday. He was 61. Saunders died Wednesday morning. The cause of Saunders' passing was not immediately released. Saunders, a native of Canada, had worked at ESPN since 1986 and was one of the network’s most visible and respected... more »
  • ESPN to carry LSU vs USC on Saturday

    October 8, 2015 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff and television times have been finalized for Saturday's game at LSU. LSU said ESPN will televise their game against South Carolina Saturday in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday's 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff will air on ESPN. Details: http://t.co/2UxzPV8LPd Tickets: http://t.co/DDOu2XrChx pic.twitter.com/6WtlFtPavz —... more »
  • ESPN cuts sponsored daily fantasy sports elements from shows

    October 6, 2015 7:33 PM

    LAS VEGAS - ESPN is cutting sponsored DraftKings elements from within its shows but not commercials from the daily fantasy sports site. That's according to ESPN Outside the Lines host Bob Ley, who revealed the shift during his show Tuesday. The change comes as daily fantasy sports behemoths DraftKings... more »
  • LSU scores big in TV, streaming ratings during Syracuse win

    September 30, 2015 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's journey to New York proved to be worth the mileage both on the scoresheet and in terms of national exposure as the LSU-Syracuse game drew the highest rating of any game that aired on ESPN last week, according to the network. On Saturday evening, the... more »
  • Media wants Benson trial to be public

    May 29, 2015 9:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - More people are getting involved in Tom Benson's legal battle. ESPN and other media outlets are saying the trial should be open to the public. Earlier this month a judge ruled the trial would be closed. Now, the media is asking to have that decision... more »
  • ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

    April 27, 2015 1:18 PM

    NEW YORK - ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package. The complaint filed Monday in New York's state Supreme Court alleges Verizon is breaching its contract with ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co., by unbundling... more »
  • ESPN famed analyst Vitale won't call UNC-Duke rivalry game

    February 17, 2015 11:15 AM

    DURHAM, NC - ESPN's "Dickie V" won't be at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the latest North Carolina-Duke rivalry game. Broadcaster Dick Vitale has called every meeting of the rivals aired by ESPN since joining the network in 1979. But Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas will call Wednesday's meeting between the... more »
  • ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records involving athletes

    January 21, 2015 5:35 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - ESPN has filed a lawsuit alleging the University of Notre Dame has violated Indiana's public records laws by withholding police records it requested about possible campus crimes involving student athletes. The lawsuit filed last week in St. Joseph County Superior Court says Public Access Counselor Luke... more »
  • Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

    January 4, 2015 11:00 AM

    BRISTOL, Conn. - Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, has died at age 49. The network says Scott died Sunday and had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, remaining dedicated to his craft even as he... more »
  • Server problems shut down ESPN's Rose Bowl stream

    January 2, 2015 12:23 PM

    NEW YORK - What ESPN calls "a technical issue relating to servers" is the fancy term for what knocked out part of Thursday's streaming coverage of the Rose Bowl. The problem left would-be viewers on tablets and computers seeing only an error message during the first hour or so of... more »
  • College Gameday coming to Baton Rouge

    October 19, 2014 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - ESPN announced Sunday that they will broadcast their popular college football pregame show from Baton Rouge next Saturday when LSU takes on Ole Miss. The news came Sunday morning after the Tigers dismantled the Kentucky Wildcats 41-3. ESPN's College Gameday airs on ESPN from 8... more »
  • ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

    September 25, 2014 8:37 AM

    ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday. "Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations must also operate within ESPN's journalistic... more »
  • Tigers to meet Mississippi St. in primetime

    September 8, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football's Sept. 20 home game against Mississippi State will be televised on ESPN in primetime, according to an announcement by the Southeastern Conference Monday morning. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium as the Tigers meet the Bulldogs in their first SEC game... more »

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