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NHL Season Kicks Off Today on ESPN

For the first time since 2004, the National Hockey League (NHL) returns to ESPN  with three exclusive national games this week starting with the season opener today at 7:30 p.m. ESPN has the primary broadcasting rights for the NHL after 17 years on NBC Sports and its cable networks.. Walt Disney, which owns ESPN, is […]

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Amazon to Broadcast NFL Thursday Games Starting Next Year

The National Football League announced that Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2022 season. Amazon will feature Thursday night’s NFL game across hundreds of compatible digital devices. The NFL’s original agreement with Amazon, announced as part of a larger series of media distribution deals this past March, […]

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NHL Returning to ESPN in New Seven-Year Deal

The Walt Disney Company, parent of ESPN and the National Hockey League have agreed to a new seven-year deal that will see the return of hockey to ESPN for the first time since 2005. The new deal encompasses television and streaming rights starting with the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season. Hockey games will be […]


US Open Tennis Will be Fanless This Year

The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament — the most-attended sporting event based on total number of fans — will still be held this summer but without fans in attendance due to coronavirus. The 2020 US Open is set to be played in Flushing Meadows on its originally scheduled dates starting on Monday, August 31 and ending […]


NCAA Cancels March Madness

The National Collegiate Athletics Association has made the unprecedented move to cancel the upcoming NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, which has become known as March Madness due to the spread of coronavirus in the U.S. The move came one day after the NCAA first announced it would ban fans from the 2020 tourney. But […]


NBA Suspends Season Following Positive Player Test

NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association has made a stunning move to suspend all games after Rudy Gobert, a player on the Utah Jazz, has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.  The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of Wednesday’s game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. […]

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MSG Wants to Spin Off Knicks, Rangers Into Separate Company

NEW YORK — The Madison Square Garden Company announced that it is pursuing a revised plan for the proposed separation of its sports and entertainment businesses. The company owns the NY Knicks and NY Rangers sports teams plus the Madison Square Garden arena and Radio City Music Hall in NY. The Company is now pursuing […]


Record Payouts for 2019 U.S. Open Tennis

The U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing, which started Monday with first-round action, will see the highest prize money for players of any tennis tournament in history. A total of $57,238,700 in total compensation will be doled out over the two week span of the U.S. Open, including $58,000 for losers of the first round […]

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Linda Cohn Signs New Deal With ESPN

Long-time sportscaster Linda Cohn has signed a new contract with ESPN. Terms and length were not disclosed. Cohn has been with ESPN for more than 26 years and is the longest-tenured anchor for the network’s main news program SportsCenter. Cohn joined ESPN in 1992 and anchored her first SportsCenter on July 11, 1992. She was […]

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Dick Vitale Signs With ESPN Thru 2021

College basketball analyst Dick Vitale, one of the most recognizable personalities in sports television, has signed a contract extension with ESPN through the 2020-21 season. Vitale, 78, will continue his work as a game analyst on key matchups each week during the regular season, as well as Champ Week. He will also remain a contributor […]