At the end of the Round of 64 in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, there are no perfect brackets remaining among the 17.3 million total brackets entered in the ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge game. No. 16 UMBC’s historic upset of overall No. 1 seed Virginia eliminated the final 24 perfect brackets remaining to that point. ... Read More The post ESPN Tournament Challenge: UMBC Win Eliminates Final Perfect Brackets appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
United States Attempts Paralympic Three-Peat Versus Canada in Sled Hockey Gold Medal Game Saturday on NBCSN at 11 p.m. ET Live Coverage of the Wheelchair Curling Gold Medal Game Between China-Norway Begins Saturday at 1:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Closing Ceremony Live Stream Begins Sunday at 7 a.m. ET STAMFORD, Conn. – March 16, 2018 – [ 647 more words ]
PREVIEW: Allen, Lester & Calcavecchia on Feherty ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2018) – Ray Allen (two-time NBA champion), Jon Lester (three-time World Series champion) and Mark Calcavecchia (13-time PGA TOUR winner) will join David Feherty on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated series Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance®, Monday at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. The episode (filmed in Orlando) will feature a roundtable discussion focusing on topics such as: [ 301 more words ]
(All times ET) The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the NBC Sports Group Communications team. For live streaming information on NBCSports.com, and Golf Channel Live Extra, click here. Friday March 16th2 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: Arnold Palmer Invitational2 p.m. on Olympic Channel – … [ 1,286 more word ]
ESPN’s college networks team up to carry 65 NCAA baseball games this weekend across ESPNU, SEC Network and Longhorn Network, including conference matchups streaming on ESPN3, SEC Network+ and ACC Network Extra via the ESPN App as the first weekend of conference play comes to the plate. Bases Loaded on SEC Network starts at 7 ... Read More The post College Baseball Conference Play Begins on ESPN’s College Networks appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
Eight-time Past Champ Tiger Woods in the Field at Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard for First Time in Five Years LPGA in Arizona for Bank of Hope Founders Cup, with Live Coverage Airing in Primetime on Golf Channel Thursday-Sunday ORLANDO, Fla. (March 13, 2018) – Coming off a T-2nd finish on Sunday, 14-time major champion Tiger Woods will return to compete this week in the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard. [ 1,052 more word ]
Saturday night’s Top Rank on ESPN will include a ten-minute feature of ESPN boxing commentator Mark Kriegel at a recent meeting with famed boxing promoters Bob Arum and Don King. A preview of it will also air Saturday morning during the 8 and 10 editions of SportsCenter: AM. The post Together Again: Hall of Fame Promoters Bob Arum and Don King Talk Boxing with ESPN’s Mark Kriegel appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship Coverage Begins Sunday with Selection Show on ESPNU The post NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship Coverage Begins Sunday with Selection Show on ESPNU appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
After just one day and 16 games in the Round of 64 of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, only 6,306 brackets remain perfect in the ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge game. That’s just 0.00036 percent of the 17.3 million total brackets entered. Other highlights from the Men’s Tournament Challenge “People’s Bracket”: Before being upended by No. ... Read More The post ESPN Tournament Challenge: Only 0.00036 Percent Remain Perfect appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
Exclusive Commercial-Free Coverage Available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” NBCSN Presents a One-Hour Recap Show Sunday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. ET STAMFORD, Conn. – March 15, 2018 – NBC Sports Group’s cycling coverage continues with the 2018 Volta a Catalunya from Spain, beginning Monday, March 19, with Stage 1 at 10:45 a.m. ET live and commercial-free, exclusively on… [ 318 more words ]
NBC SPORTS DIGITAL “BYTES” March 15, 2018 – Vol. 112 NBC Sports Digital “Bytes” is a collection of highlights, information and metrics for NBC Sports Digital properties. Previous editions can be found on NBCSportsGroupPressbox.com. Best Feb Ever: NBC Sports Digital Sets February Sports Category Record with 93 Million Unique Users The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, Super Bowl LII, NHL, and Premier League powered NBC Sports Digital to the best February delivery ever in the sports category, with 93 million unique users in the month, according to multiplatform data released by comScore. [ 1,146 more word ]
ESPN’s Marty Smith, known for his unique storytelling style and revealing, in-depth interviews with sports figures and newsmakers on SportsCenter and other ESPN platforms, will expand his ESPN presence with a new weekly podcast from ESPN Audio. The post The Marty Party: ESPN to Launch New Marty Smith Podcast appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
Ireland Goes for Grand Slam and Perfect 5-0-0 Record in 2018 Six Nations Saturday’s England v. Ireland Match to Air on PIX11 at Noon ET in New York Tri-State Area Saturday’s Six Nations Coverage Begins with Italy v. Scotland Live at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Followed by Wales v. France Live at 1 p.m. ET on CNBC NBC Sports Offering Flash Sale for Rugby Pass on… [ 455 more words ]
Sets new all-time record with more than 5 million brackets in a single day; “People’s Bracket” Final Four picks: Virginia, Villanova, North Carolina, Duke; Potential Cinderellas: Butler, Texas, New Mexico State, Loyola-Chicago. The 21st ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge collected 17.3 million completed brackets, the second-most ever behind only last year’s explosion of 18.8 million, which surpassed the ... Read More The post 21st ESPN Tournament Challenge Collects 17.3 Million Brackets appeared first on ESPN MediaZone U.S..
ESPN’s new Sunday Night Baseball team will call the New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins spring training telecast on Thursday, March. 22, at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN2. It will mark the first telecast called by the new team – play-by-play voice Matt Vasgersian, World Series Champion Alex Rodriguez and Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Mendoza, with Buster Olney reporting. The team will make their regular-season debut on Opening Day, Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. [ 60 more words ]
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA to Present Three Matches, Including the Gold Medal Match on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET United States Faces Japan on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET Extensive Digital Coverage to be Live Streamed by Trackwrestling STAMFORD, Conn. – March 15, 2018 – NBC Olympics will showcase the Women’s Wresting World Cup this weekend, with comprehensive coverage of 16 matches beginning with live streaming coverage of Session 1 on Friday, March 17, at 8 p.m. [ 510 more words ]
NBC10/Telemundo62 and NBC Sports Philadelphia, will serve as the official media partner of the Eagles Autism Challenge The Philadelphia Eagles, NBC10/Telemundo62 and NBC Sports Philadelphia are excited to announce a multi-platform partnership around the Eagles Autism Challenge, as the networks will serve as the official media partner of the inaugural event. Set for Saturday, May 19th at Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles Autism Challenge is a one-day cycling and 5K run/walk fundraiser dedicated to raising much-needed funds for innovative research and programs that will transform the lives of those affected by autism. [ 797 more words ]
Continuing the Real Series 2018, Real Snow launched today, with six never-before-seen urban-snowboarding video parts debuting on XGames.com. A full World of X Games episode will air March 24 on ABC, featuring all six video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews. The videos are judged by a panel of industry experts, with their selections for which athlete/filmer teams will be awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals announced on the ABC broadcast. [ 53 more words ]