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  • 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 »
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs Play Video

    July 17, 2014 2:16 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show. Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder... more »
  • Sleeping Yankees fan sues TV announcers

    July 8, 2014 5:51 AM

    NEW YORK - A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium. Andrew Robert Rector admits in court documents he "napped" during a game against... more »
  • Nielsen: 21.6 million viewers for Belgium game

    July 2, 2014 4:16 PM

    NEW YORK - Nielsen says an estimated 21.6 million people watched Belgium knock out the U.S. soccer team in the World Cup - an impressive total for a weekday afternoon. The audience stands behind the 24.7 million who watched the United States play Portugal on June 24, which tied the... more »
  • LSU vs. Texas A&M kickoff set

    June 23, 2014 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff for the LSU vs. Texas A&M football game on Thanksgiving Day has been set for 6:30 p.m. The game will be played in College Station and will be televised on ESPN, the league office and the network announced on Monday. LSU is 2-0 against... more »
  • Dr Pepper to sponsor College Football Playoff

    March 25, 2014 7:54 PM

    DALLAS - ESPN says Dr. Pepper will be the first presenting sponsor of the new College Football Playoff championship trophy. The four-team playoff will begin this season, replacing the Bowl Championship Series. Dr. Pepper is the first corporate partner for the College Football Playoff championship. ESPN also announces Dr. Pepper... more »
  • Tim Tebow: Not done with NFL despite ESPN job

    December 31, 2013 12:18 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tim Tebow says he is not done with the NFL even though helping ESPN launch the SEC Network was too good an opportunity to pass up. The 26-year-old Tebow repeatedly stressed Tuesday he will continue training in hopes of returning to the NFL as a quarterback. In... more »
  • Tim Tebow joins SEC Network, still pursuing NFL

    December 30, 2013 3:44 PM

    ATLANTA - Tim Tebow has his next football job - talking about the sport on TV. The Heisman Trophy winner has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network, but says he still hopes to play quarterback in the NFL. ESPN, which runs the channel, announced... more »
  • WATCH: Les Miles sets the record straight about stop light Play Video

    November 6, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coach known for his quirky side is answering questions about his driving wild side. During an All Access interview with ESPN, LSU's head football coach, Les Miles, drove through the Louise and Thomas H. Delpit intersection while the light appeared to be red. The... more »
  • Game time set for LSU vs Auburn

    September 9, 2013 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference announced today that game time for the LSU and Auburn game will be 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 21. LSU will host Auburn in Tiger Stadium, and the game will be televised on ESPN. LSU has won seven straight games against Auburn on... more »
  • ESPN buying Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

    August 15, 2013 12:57 PM

    BOISE, Id. - The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is being bought by ESPN. Bowl officials said in a statement Wednesday that the network had agreed in principle to acquire the bowl game from the Humanitarian Bowl Inc. Details of the deal were not released. The Potato Bowl would be the... more »
  • LSU gets TV time in super regional, times announced

    June 4, 2013 12:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will play Oklahoma in two, possibly three televised games this coming weekend. The Baton Rouge Super Regional received top billing by ESPN since all of the games will be played in the evening and broadcast in HD. Early Tuesday morning, it was announced the Tigers... more »
  • LSU's regionals not on TV, online only

    May 28, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Friday afternoon baseball game against Jackson State won't be on TV. The game will be shown on ESPN 3, an online video service connected with the sports network. ESPN will not show the game on traditional television. If LSU advances in the NCAA Baton Rouge... more »
  • ESPN3 to carry LSU Pro Day

    March 11, 2013 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - ESPN3 will provide coverage of LSU's Pro Day on March 27as over 20 former Tigers will be on display for the NFL in advance of next month's draft in New York City. ESPN3's coverage of LSU's Pro Day will begin at 1:15 p.m. with Tom Hart... more »

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