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ESPN Extends Contract of Mark Messier

ESPN has extended the contract of Mark Messier, a Hall of Fame NHL star who played for Edmonton Oilers and the New York Rangers. Messier is a studio analyst for ESPN’s NHL coverage of the Stanley Cup. “Mark Messier brings such depth and insight to our hockey coverage, and truly embodies what it means to […]

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TNT to Air Two College Football Playoff Games This Year

ESPN and TNT Sports have reached a five-year agreement for TNT Sports to sublicense select College Football Playoff (CFP) games from ESPN, beginning with the upcoming college football season. The College Football Playoff is expanding this year from a Final Four matchup to include the top 12 teams in the country. TNT Sports will present […]

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Serena Williams to Host ESPYS Awards

The 2024 ESPYS will be hosted by tennis legend Serena Williams. The multi-Grand Slam champion and global sports influencer will bring her unparalleled charisma to the stage as she joins top celebrities from sports and entertainment to celebrate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, remembering unforgettable moments, and honoring the leading […]

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ESPN Signs Jason Kelce to Join Monday Night Countdown

ESPN has signed recently retired Philadelphia Eagles’ center Jason Kelce to a multi-year agreement, adding him as an analyst on the company’s marquee programming around premier NFL telecasts. The 13-year NFL veteran joins Monday Night Countdown each week (6 – 8 p.m. ET), leading into Monday Night Football throughout the regular season and ESPN’s Super Wild Card and […]

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StubHub Sees 93% Growth in WNBA Ticket Sales

NEW YORK — Ticket marketplace StubHub has launched its inaugural WNBA Season Preview, revealing the top-selling teams, games, and trends of the season. This year marks another pivotal moment for women’s sports, with WNBA sales on StubHub growing by 93% compared to last season. The Indiana Fever is at the forefront of this growth, with sales […]

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Amazon Prime Video Streaming 21 Yankees Games

Amazon’s Prime Video is exclusively broadcasting 21 New York Yankees games this season but only for fans in New York state, Connecticut, north and central New Jersey, and northeast Pennsylvania. These games are included with a Prime subscription with no extra costs. Prime Video is available as part of the Amazon Prime membership, which costs $14.99 per […]

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NFL Releases List of Special Guests for Draft Day

The NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night in Detroit and provides an opportunity for millions of fans across the globe to come together and support the next generation of players as they begin their NFL careers. This year in Detroit, inspirational fans, community leaders, and special guests will join the NFL and participate in the […]

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NFL to Dole Out $393.8 Million in Performance-Based Pay

NEW YORK — NFL players will receive $393.8 million in Performance-Based Pay for their performance during the 2023 season, the NFL announced this month. The Performance-Based Pay program is a collectively bargained benefit that compensates all players based upon their playing time and salary levels. The money goes mainly to players who earn near the […]

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WNBA Releases Broadcast TV, Streaming Schedule

NEW YORK – The WNBA has released the schedule of games to be broadcast and streamed nationally during the 2024 regular season, which will tip off on Tuesday, May 14 and run through Thursday, Sept. 19. The television and streaming schedule for the league’s 28th season features matchups across ESPN platforms (25 games, including nine on […]

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All Rise! John Sterling Has Retired as Yankees Radio Voice

The New York Yankees announced that legendary Yankees play-by-play radio voice John Sterling, who has called 5,420 regular season Yankees games and 211 postseason Yankees games, has retired effective immediately. He will be recognized in a pregame ceremony on Saturday, April 20, and will visit the WFAN booth during the game. The 85-year-old Sterling has […]

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NBA Sets Records for Attendance This Season

NEW YORK – The NBA packed them in this season. The basketball league says it set all-time records for regular-season total attendance, average attendance, percentage of capacity and sellouts for the second season in a row. The total attendance of 22,538,518 in the 2023-24 regular season surpasses the previous record of 22,234,502 set last season.  The other […]

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Food Menu at Yankee Stadium

If you are visiting Yankees stadium this weekend, you will probably want something to eat while watching the ballgame. The New York Yankees announced a variety of new menu options available to all Yankee Stadium guests throughout the 2024 season. The Stadium lineup is highlighted by returning partners including Streetbird by Marcus Samuelsson, Bobby Flay’s “Bobby’s […]

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Yankees Home Opener Begins Friday at 1:05 PM

The New York Yankees will open the home portion of their 2024 regular season schedule on Friday, April 5, at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays. All Yankee Stadium gates will open to Guests with valid tickets beginning at 11:00 a.m. All Guests in attendance will receive an Opening Day Commemorative Ticket. Pregame ceremonies will begin at […]

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ESPN Draws Record 12.3 Million Viewers for Iowa-LSU Game in Albany

ESPN announced The 2024 NCAA Women’s Elite Eight was the most-watched on record with 6.2 million average viewers – up 184% year-over year. And Monday night’s rematch in Albany between Iowa and LSU was the most-watched women’s college basketball game on record with 12.3 million viewers and peaked at 16.1 million viewers. Iowa prevailed over […]

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Gerry McNamara Named Siena Men’s Basketball Coach

LOUDONVILLE, NY – Former Syracuse guard Gerry McNamara has been named the 19th head coach in Siena College Men’s Basketball history. The Syracuse University legend and 2003 National Champion takes over the reins of the Saints after spending the past 15 years as an assistant coach with the Orange. McNamara is replacing Carmen Maciariello, who was […]