Some of what you may have missed this weekend regarding ESPN. . . continue reading…
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posted by David Scott on September 16, 2013 9:28 AM
Tweetback: Mariano tribute on Sunday Night Baseball; NASCAR coverage praised; GameDay heads to Fargo
posted by David Scott on September 9, 2013 9:41 AM
Tweetback: ‘First Look’ from ESPN Stats and Info to add depth to analyzing NFL games; Brent and Slim; Sunday Night Baseball brings Larkin back to Cincy
Everyone wants to cozy up with someone who’s smart – and good looking – too.
ESPN’s Stats & Information Group (SIG) wants to be that “someone.”
Already known for providing “smart stats” that prompt on-air commentators to often say of their researchers “They’re the ones who make us look good,” the SIGers are now looking to dress up their data.
“Our Stats & Information Group does terrific work, and now we want to do more than just being known as stats experts,” says Allison Loucks, manager, statistics, overseeing NFL coverage. “We want to marry our stats with video suggestions to make our packages stand out. We want to make the fans smarter, and by adding context to our research and presenting it better, it will help fans understand.” continue reading…
posted by David Scott on August 19, 2013 9:17 AM
posted by David Scott on August 12, 2013 9:04 AM
Tweetback: Dan Shulman is a gamer; Hannah Storm’s NFL #FaceToFace airs tonight; Love for SportsCenter
This week’s look back at what you may have missed on social media over the weekend:
posted by Dan Quinn on August 5, 2013 9:04 AM
Tweetback: SportsCenter’s John Anderson goes from morning to night with Mike & Mike fill-in & anchor duties; NFL play underway; X Games wrap for year
While various vocalists from Billie Holliday to Janis Joplin have recorded George Gershwin’s Summertime – originally penned for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess – John Anderson is obviously not familiar with the opening line: “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.”
Anderson’s day today began at 6 a.m. ET on ESPN Radio and ESPN2 (subbing for Mike Greenberg) alongside co-host Mike Golic on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike.
His day will end at 8 p.m. tonight on ESPNEWS at the end of a the two-hour, 6 p.m. SportsCenter. continue reading…
posted by David Scott on July 29, 2013 9:16 AM
Tweetback: UFC’s Frankie Edgar to offer SportsCenter analysis this week; Sage Steele on pace with NASCAR
With many unanswered questions surrounding Saturday’s UFC 163, ESPN’s SportsCenter is turning to “The Answer” – Frankie Edgar – to provide analysis of this weekend’s Rio de Janeiro card beginning Friday afternoon and continuing through Sunday.
“Getting to work with a major sports network like ESPN is a great opportunity,” Edgar told Front Row on Sunday. “Whenever ESPN covers UFC through its various platforms, the sport gets introduced to mainstream sports fans. The more sports fans see and learn about the sport the more quickly it grows.” continue reading…
posted by David Scott on July 22, 2013 9:20 AM
Tweetback: Best of This is SportsCenter voting underway; Phil wins The Open; Sunday Night Baseball walk-off
Voting is open to determine the best This is SportsCenter commercial of all-time. In the video above, Jason Sudeikis discusses the project and the show he’ll host which airs Thursday, Aug. 1 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. continue reading…
posted by David Scott on July 15, 2013 9:20 AM
Tweetback: Mike & Mike on in-stadium Homerun Derby call; PTI crew gets Presidential; Drysdale enters Hall
Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic from Mike & Mike will add ‘stadium announcers’ to their resume tonight as they call the action over the Citi Field PA system during the 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby, providing commentary and player interviews for in-attendance. In the video above Front Row caught up with Greeny and Golic to talk about their prep and what fans can expect from this year’s Derby.
In addition to their in-stadium responsibilities, Mike and Mike as well as The Herd with Colin Cowherd will broadcast live from Legends (6 West 33rd Street in Manhattan) on July 15 and July 16, from 6-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m., respectively. Fans are encouraged to stop by Legends during the show broadcasts. continue reading…
posted by David Scott on July 8, 2013 9:13 AM
Tweetback: Fortnight on ESPN has historic finish; ‘Carry On II’ lauded; Sunday Night Baseball is a ritual for many
The July 4th holiday weekend had its share of compelling sports stories. Here’s a look at some of the social buzz concerning ESPN. continue reading…
posted by David Scott on July 1, 2013 9:16 AM
Tweetback: “No Place Like Home” #SCFeatured praised; Sunday Night Baseball feels the love; X Games wrap; Wimbledon starts Sweet 16
A look at what you may have missed over the weekend in the world of social media as it relates to ESPN. continue reading…