Six years ago, Hank Williams Jr. was critical of a sitting president. Soon after, ESPN, in a statement, said: "While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result we have decided to pull the open from tonight's telecast."
Luke Sterling, a University of Maine at Farmington freshman and former standout at Edward Little High School in Auburn, got his 15-minutes of fame for an athletic flip throw-in goal during a Sunday soccer game against Green Mountain College.
The video shows the long, arching throw-in that just grazes the fingers of the opposing goalie before bouncing into the net. The play has been viewed nearly
When Duke beat Wisconsin, 68-63 to win the NCAA Men’s National Championship, 12 year old Sam Holtz became a winner too. Holtz, a 6th grader from Lake Zurich, Illinois, won the top spot in ESPN’s bracket contest.
Can you imagine Bill Belichick letting Tom Brady do this?
Recently, Ron Burgundy (a.k.a. Will Ferrell) did a special shot for ESPN last month where he interviewed all-pro quarterback (and media hog) Peyton Manning.
3D TV was supposed to be the next big thing and ESPN jumped on the bandwagon early with their ESPN 3D channel, but they announced today they will be phasing out the channel and eventually closing it down. They said they will start focusing on other products for their fans and affiliates
Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE sports! Baseball, football: those are my two favorites. I have been watching Sportcenter since I was around 20. That's when I got cable.
You also know I love a wide variety of movies. Singin' in the Rain, Terminator 2...a little bit of everything. So, how cool is it that my two favorite things were combined together?