Month: July 2020

Hilarious Moment On ‘SportsCenter’ This Afternoon

A general photo of ESPN's set.
A general photo of ESPN’s set.

ESPN’s Dianna Russini has been on top of all things regarding the NFL’s virtual draft and the potential for communication difficulties. Considering this, it made today’s mishap on SportsCenter even funnier.

Russini made an appearance on the midday SportsCenter with Matt Barrie to discuss tomorrow’s draft. One of the topics on the docket was how teams will approach communicating with each other, which includes attempting to mitigate potential technical difficulties.

“What are you hearing in terms of how organizations are going to be handling communication with each other?” Barrie asked Russini as the camera cut to the NFL insider reporting from home.

At that point, hilarity ensued. Russini’s screen froze up awkwardly, and she was unable to answer.

Fortunately, both Russini and Barrie are pros and were able to handle the moment well. The camera panned back to Barrie, who didn’t miss a beat.

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Watch the 2021 Ford Bronco July 13 Debut

From Car and Driver

  • Ford will reveal its 2021 Bronco lineup to the world using what marketers call a “roadblock” across Disney television channels ABC, ESPN, and National Geographic.
  • Unfortunate nomenclature aside, the reveal starts at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, July 13, and will also be available to stream on Ford’s YouTube page and Ford’s social media accounts.
  • The reason for all the hype? Ford will start taking $100 reservations for the new Bronco models right when the cameras start rolling at 8 p.m.

You may have noticed that Ford is about to bring back the Bronco. Nostalgia for this brand hits some people pretty hard, and Ford is tweaking all the knobs it can—including basically taking over Disney’s media channels for a few minutes—to get people even more amped up. It’s all happening Monday evening, and if you want to join the party to be the first

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ESPN to host special after “The Last Dance” ending

Though it’s dominated the sports world over the past month or so, “The Last Dance” is set to conclude on Sunday night with its final two episodes.

ESPN, however, isn’t going to let the thrilling documentary into Michael Jordan’s last season with the Chicago Bulls come to an abrupt end. It has more in store. 

ABC will air an hour-long “SportsCenter” special, “After the Dance,” on Tuesday night to break down the entirety of the 10-part documentary, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Stephen A. Smith, perhaps ESPN’s biggest personality, will host the show and be joined by former Los Angeles Lakers star and ex-president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, among others. 

ESPN has shown two episodes of the 10-part series each Sunday over the past month before Scott Van Pelt hosts a special “SportsCenter” to break it all down. Van Pelt has talked with reporters and players

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ESPN Plans Week Filled With Madden NFL Ratings Coverage

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ESPN’s devotion to all things football is well known. But next week, it will cover a decidedly different version of that game.

The Walt Disney-owned sports-media outlet intends to make exclusive reveals of the player ratings in Madden NFL 21, the latest title in EA Sports’ Madden NFL franchise. starting on Monday, July 13, on “Get Up.” Other ESPN daytime programs like “First Take,” “SportsCenter” and “NFL Live” will also devote segments to Madden NFL, says Andy Tennant, a senior coordinating producer overseeing the project. Hosts on “First Take” will debate superstar ratings. Anchors on “SportsCenter” will reveal positional rankings. . All of the excitement will culminate in a “SportsCenter” special breaking down the ratings process on Friday, July 17 at 7 p.m. on ESPN, where Laura Rutledge, Louis Riddick, Field Yates and Mina Kimes will interview players and

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