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1 Analysts 2 Anchors 3 Commentators 4 Play-by-play 5 Reporters

Analysts[edit]

Bill Adam: (auto racing coverage) Trev Alberts: College Game Day James Allen: (Formula One coverage) Greg Anthony: 2002–2008 ( NBA Shootaround
NBA Shootaround
and game coverage analyst); now NBA TV
NBA TV
analyst Pete Axthelm: (NFL GameDay and NFL PrimeTime
NFL PrimeTime
analyst)(deceased) Dusty Baker: 2006–2007 ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
analyst); served as Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds
manager, 2008–2013 Stephen Bardo: 2005-2013 College Basketball on ESPN Jon Beekhuis: (auto racing coverage) Dick Berggren: (auto racing coverage) Larry Bowa: 2005 ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
analyst); now Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Jeff Brantley: ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
and game coverage analyst); now broadcaster for Cincinnati Reds Tom Brennan: 2005-09 College Basketball on ESPN Chris Broussard (2004–2016): NBA Fastbreak Ric Bucher: NBA Fastbreak Doris Burke: 1990-2017 Rick Carlisle: 2007–2008 (NBA coverage analyst); now Dallas Mavericks head coach Bill Clement: ( ESPN National Hockey Night analyst) now on NBC Beano Cook: 1986-2012 College Game Day (deceased) Catherine Crier: 2004 Thoroughbred Racing on ESPN analyst/reporter Stacey Dales: 2002–2008 (men's and women's college basketball analyst) and sideline reporter for college football, college basketball, and the Little League World Series) Now on NFL Network Derek Daly: (auto racing coverage) John Davidson: (NHL analyst) Bob Davie: ESPN2
ESPN2
College Football Saturday Primetime Hubert Davis: 2005-13 College GameDay Dave Despain: (auto racing coverage) Rob Dibble: 1998–2004 (MLB coverage analyst; now with MLB Network Radio) Trent Dilfer (NFL Analyst) Chris Economaki: (auto racing coverage) (deceased) Herm Edwards: NFL Live
NFL Live
and ESPNU
ESPNU
College Football Brian Engblom: (NHL analyst and reporter) Ray Ferraro: 2003–2004 (NHL) Peter Gammons: 1988–2009 (Baseball Tonight) now on MLB Network Mark Gottfried: College Basketball on ESPN Doug Gottlieb: 2003-2012College Basketball on ESPN, now with CBS Sports Bob Griese: ESPN
ESPN
College Football Lou Holtz
Lou Holtz
2005–2015: ESPN
ESPN
College Football Mark Jackson: NBA on ABC
NBA on ABC
and NBA on ESPN Tom Jackson 1987–2016: Sunday NFL Countdown, NFL Primetime
NFL Primetime
and Monday Night Countdown Craig James: College Football on ABC
College Football on ABC
and ESPN
ESPN
College Football Thursday Primetime Dale Jarrett: 2008-2014 ( NASCAR
NASCAR
on ESPN), now analyst for NASCAR
NASCAR
on NBC Avery Johnson: 2008–2010 (NBA Shootaround), now Alabama coach Keyshawn Johnson
Keyshawn Johnson
2007–2016: Sunday NFL Countdown
Sunday NFL Countdown
and Monday Night Countdown Bob Knight
Bob Knight
2008–2015: College Basketball on ESPN Ray Lewis
Ray Lewis
2014-2016: Sunday NFL Countdown' and Monday Night Countdown Paul Maguire: 1998–2008 (college football coverage) Eric Mangini: 2011–2013 NFL Live Matt Millen: 2009–2015 College Football on ABC
College Football on ABC
and Monday Night Countdown Joe Morgan: 1990-2010 Sunday Night Baseball J.C. Pearson: ESPN
ESPN
College Football Eduardo Perez: Baseball Tonight Andy Petree: 2007-2014 ( NASCAR
NASCAR
on ESPN), now analyst for Fox Sports Digger Phelps: 1993–2014 College Gameday and College GameNight Steve Phillips: 2005–2009 ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
and MLB coverage) Bill Raftery: 1980–2010: ESPN
ESPN
College Basketball; now with Fox Sports J.P. Ricciardi: Baseball Tonight Paul Silas: NBA analyst Chris Spielman: 2001-2016 ESPN
ESPN
College Football Dave Winfield: Baseball Tonight Eric Young: Baseball Tonight

Anchors[edit]

Thea Andrews: 2003–2006 ( Cold Pizza (2003-2005), ESPN
ESPN
Hollywood (2005-2006); now co-anchor of The Insider Steve Berthiaume: 2000–2006, 2007–2012 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and Baseball Tonight); now play-by-play voice of Arizona Diamondbacks Michelle Bonner: 2005–2012 (SportsCenter, ESPNews
ESPNews
and ESPN
ESPN
First Take) Steve Bunin: 2003–2012 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and ESPNews) Jay Crawford: 2003–2017 (co-host of Cold Pizza/ ESPN First Take
ESPN First Take
and 1st & 10) Lindsay Czarniak: 2011–2017 (SportsCenter) Rich Eisen: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor); now NFL Network
NFL Network
anchor Robert Flores: 2005–2016 (SportsCenter, ESPNews); now with MLB Network Kevin Frazier: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and NBA Shootaround
NBA Shootaround
host); now co-anchor of The Insider and host of The T.Ocho Show Gayle Gardner: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) George Grande: (first SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor; now with the Cincinnati Reds) Greg Gumbel: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and NBA play-by-play); now at CBS Sports Brett Haber: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor); now WUSA (Washington, DC) sports anchor Mike Hall: 2004–2007 (ESPNU); now at Big Ten Network Chris Hassel: 2013–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) Darren M. Haynes: 2014–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) Fred Hickman: 2004–2008 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and NBA Shootaround host) Mike Hill: 2004–2013 (ESPNews, Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
& NFL Live); now with Fox Sports 1 Kit Hoover: ( Cold Pizza co-host and tennis reporter); now with Access Hollywood Jason Jackson: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and NBA 2Night host) Dana Jacobson: 2002–2012 (co-host of Cold Pizza/ ESPN First Take
ESPN First Take
and 1st & 10; formerly SportsCenter); now with CBS Sports
CBS Sports
Network Brian Kenny: 1997–2011 (SportsCenter, Friday Night Fights and Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame); now with the MLB Network Craig Kilborn: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) Michael Kim: 1995–2013 (ESPNews, Mike and Mike in the Morning, and ESPN First Take
ESPN First Take
news anchor) Jade McCarthy: 2012–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor, NFL Insiders host, and NFL Live
NFL Live
host) Dan Patrick: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor, ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio
host, and NBA Countdown host); now NBC
NBC
Sports host Bill Pidto: 1993–2008 (ESPNews); now with MSG Network Betsy Ross: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) John Saunders: 1986–2016 (host of The Sports Reporters; former host of NBA Shootaround) (deceased) Stuart Scott: 1993–2015 (SportsCenter, host of Monday Night Countdown, Teammates, Dream Job and Stump the Schwab) (deceased) Jaymee Sire: 2013–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and ESPNews
ESPNews
anchor) Charley Steiner: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor, MLB, ESPN2
ESPN2
College football play-by-play, and boxing host); now with Los Angeles Dodgers Sara Walsh: 2010–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor, NFL Insiders host, NFL Live host, and Fantasy Football Now host) Steve Weissman: 2010–2015 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and ESPNews); now with NFL Network

Commentators[edit]

Roy Firestone: (Up Close host and Sunday Night Football) Jim Rome: 2003–2011 ( Jim Rome
Jim Rome
Is Burning) now with CBS Sports
CBS Sports
Radio Howie Schwab: 1987–2013 (Stump the Schwab) Bill Simmons: 2001–2015 ( ESPN.com
ESPN.com
and Grantland) now with HBO
HBO
and The Ringer Charissa Thompson: 2012–2013 (Co-host of SportsNation), now with Fox Sports

Play-by-play[edit]

Joe Beninati: (NHL coverage play-by-play); currently Washington Capitals NHL on NBC
NBC
Sports Network play-by-play Kevin Corke: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor); currently White House Correspondent for Fox News Channel Jim Durham: 1992–2012 (NBA coverage) (deceased) Jack Edwards: (NHL coverage, World Cup, Little League World Series, and SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor); now Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
play-by-play on NESN Mike Emrick: (NHL play-by-play); now play-by-play on NBC
NBC
and NHL on NBC
NBC
Sports Network Dick Enberg: 2004–2011 (tennis coverage) (Deceased) Ron Franklin: 1987–2011 (college basketball and football coverage) Jon Miller: 1990–2010 ( Sunday Night Baseball
Sunday Night Baseball
play-by-play) Brent Musburger: 1990–2017 (college basketball and football, and NASCAR
NASCAR
coverage; and formerly NBA coverage); retired Brad Nessler: 1992–2016 (college football and basketball coverage); now with CBS

Reporters[edit]

David Aldridge: ( NBA Shootaround
NBA Shootaround
and game coverage reporter); now reporter for TNT and analyst for NBA TV Erin Andrews: 2004–2012 (college football, basketball and MLB coverage), now with Fox Sports Jill Arrington: 2004 (Thursday night college football sideline reporter); now with Fox Sports Net Jenn Brown: 2010–2013 (College GameDay football and basketball, College World Series
College World Series
and Little League World Series
Little League World Series
reporter, X Games reporter, ESPNU
ESPNU
Road Trip host) Downtown Julie Brown: (NFL Prime reporter) Colleen Dominguez: 2004–2014 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
reporter); now with Fox Sports 1 Alex Flanagan: 1998–2006 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and college football reporter); now with NFL Network
NFL Network
and Notre Dame Football on NBC Jim Gray: (NBA sideline reporter); now reporter for Sacramento Kings on Comcast SportsNet California Tony Gwynn: (MLB coverage) (deceased) Todd Harris: (IRL coverage) Kaylee Hartung: (college football and basketball coverage), now with CNN David Hobbs: (auto racing coverage) Michael Irvin: 2003–2006 ( Sunday NFL Countdown
Sunday NFL Countdown
and Monday Night Countdown analyst); now an NFL Network
NFL Network
analyst Ned Jarrett: (auto racing coverage) Bob Jenkins: (auto racing coverage) now on NBC
NBC
Sports Network Parker Johnstone: (auto racing coverage) Steve "Snapper" Jones: (NBA analyst) Mike Joy: (auto racing coverage) (play-by-play) NASCAR on Fox
NASCAR on Fox
and Speed and (play-by-play) MLB on Fox Eric Karros: 2005–2006 ( Thursday Night Baseball
Thursday Night Baseball
analyst); now Fox analyst Adrian Karsten: (College Football sideline reporter) Ray Knight: ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
analyst); now a Washington Nationals studio analyst on MASN Andrea Kremer: 1989–2006 (SportsCenter, NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown reporter); now reporter for NBC
NBC
Sports and Real Sports Bill Laimbeer: 2004–2005 (NBA Shootaround); currently head coach of the New York Liberty
New York Liberty
of the WNBA Matt Lauer: ( Stanley Cup Finals
Stanley Cup Finals
reporter) Lee Leonard: (first SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor) Rush Limbaugh: (NFL Countdown); now hosts The Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh
Show Mario Lopez: ( ESPN
ESPN
Hollywood); now hosts Extra, MTV's Top Pop Group, and America's Best Dance Crew Mike Macfarlane: ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
analyst) Rick Majerus: 2004–2007 ( College GameNight
College GameNight
and college basketball coverage); (deceased) Mark Malone: ( NFL Matchup and NFL Live
NFL Live
host) Dave Marash: ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
host) Buck Martinez: 2003–2007 (MLB coverage); now Baltimore Orioles analyst on MASN
MASN
and TBS Tino Martinez: ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
analyst); now on YES Network Tim McCormick: (college basketball coverage) Tom Mees: (SportsCenter, NHL coverage); (deceased) Gary Miller: 1990–2004 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and MLB game play-by-play and reporter, and Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
host) Anne Montgomery: (SportsCenter, aka Sports Recap) Al Morganti: 1993-2005 (NHL coverage) Chris Myers: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor, UpClose and Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
host); now reporter for Fox Sports NASCAR on Fox
NASCAR on Fox
pre-race host Rachel Nichols: 2004–2013 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and E:60 reporter); now with CNN Larry Nuber: (auto racing coverage) Keith Olbermann: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor); was original host program with Olbermann
Olbermann
on ESPN2
ESPN2
& ESPNEWS Ed Olczyk: (NHL coverage); now on NHL on NBC
NBC
Sports Network and NBC analyst Lou Palmer: (SportsCenter) Darren Pang: (NHL game and studio anayst, reporter); now analyst for the St. Louis Blues on Fox Sports Midwest Benny Parsons: (auto racing coverage) former NBC
NBC
Sports and TNT analyst; deceased Rick Peckham: (NHL coverage) Sam Posey: (auto racing coverage) Jerry Punch: 1984–2017 ( NASCAR
NASCAR
and college football coverage) Daryl Reaugh: (NHL coverage) Dave Revsine: 2002–2007 ( College GameNight
College GameNight
host and SportsCenter anchor); now with Big Ten Network Harold Reynolds: 1999–2006 ( Baseball Tonight
Baseball Tonight
and college baseball coverage); now with MLB Network
MLB Network
and Fox Sports Jimmy Roberts: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
reporter); now NBC
NBC
Sports reporter Robin Roberts: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
anchor and NFL PrimeTime
NFL PrimeTime
co-host); now a co-anchor on Good Morning America Sam Rosen: (NHL coverage) Sam Ryan: ( Sunday Night Baseball
Sunday Night Baseball
and NHL reporter); now with CBS Sports and MLB Network Lyn St. James: (auto racing coverage) Sean Salisbury: 1997–2008 (NFL Live); now hosts Inside Sports Unleashed and commentates for Lingerie Football League Dick Schaap: ( The Sports Reporters host); (deceased) Bill Seward: ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
and Horse Racing) Sterling Sharpe: ( Sunday NFL Countdown
Sunday NFL Countdown
and Monday Night Countdown) Ralph Sheheen: (auto racing coverage) Neil Smith: (NHL coverage) Shannon Spake: 2007–2016 ( NASCAR
NASCAR
beat reporter and college basketball sideline reporter) Ken Squier: (auto racing coverage) Walt Stannard: (F1 coverage 1987) Jayson Stark: 1999–2017 (Baseball Tonight) Melissa Stark: ( Sunday NFL Countdown
Sunday NFL Countdown
and SportsCenter
SportsCenter
reporter); now hosts First on the Field with NFL Network Jackie Stewart: (Formula One coverage) Rob Stone: 1997–present (Major League Soccer) Steve Stone (MLB coverage); now Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox
analyst Dave Strader: (NHL and college basketball play-by-play); now with Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
(deceased) Michele Tafoya: 2000–2011 (Monday Night Football) now on NBC
NBC
Sunday Night Football Joe Theismann: 1987–2007 (NFL GameDay, Sunday Night Football, and Monday Night Football
Monday Night Football
analyst); now commentates for Thursday Night Football, co-hosts Playbook, and is the majority owner of UFL franchise Florida Tuskers Tom Tolbert: 2002–2007 ( NBA Shootaround
NBA Shootaround
and game coverage analyst) Bobby Unser: (auto racing coverage) Bob Varsha: (auto racing coverage) now on Speed Lesley Visser: (ABC Sports and ESPN, 1994-2000, Monday Night Football 1997-99); now with CBS
CBS
Sports Bill Weber: (auto racing coverage) Ed Werder: 1998–2017 ( SportsCenter
SportsCenter
reporter)

v t e

ESPN
ESPN
Inc.

Executives

George Bodenheimer Edwin Durso Chuck Pagano Norby Williamson James Pitaro

U.S. networks

Linear TV

ESPN ESPN2 ESPNews Classic ESPNU Deportes Longhorn Network SEC Network

Part-time/Digital

ACC Network Extra ESPN
ESPN
on ABC ESPN3 College Extra Goal Line

Radio

ESPN
ESPN
Radio

Deportes

Xtra

International

Brasil

ESPN ESPN
ESPN
Brasil ESPN
ESPN
+ ESPN
ESPN
Extra

Caribbean

ESPN ESPN
ESPN
2

Indian subcontinent

Sony ESPN

Japan

J Sports

Latin America

ESPN ESPN
ESPN
2 ESPN
ESPN
3 ESPN
ESPN
+ ESPN
ESPN
Extra

Oceania

ESPN ESPN
ESPN
2

Philippines

ESPN
ESPN
5

Sub-Saharan Africa

ESPN

UK and Ireland

BT Sport ESPN

Co-owned Canadian sports networks

TSN

1 2 3 4 5

RDS RDS2 RDS Info ESPN
ESPN
Classic Canada

Ventures

ESPN+ ESPN.com ESPN
ESPN
Deportes.com ESPN
ESPN
Broadband ESPN
ESPN
Events ESPN
ESPN
Films ESPN
ESPN
The Magazine ESPN
ESPN
Deportes La Revista ESPN
ESPN
Books ESPY Awards ESPN
ESPN
Integration WatchESPN

Defunct ventures

ESPN
ESPN
West Arena Football League
Arena Football League
(minority stake, 2006–2009) ESPN
ESPN
Star Sports (equity stake, 1994–2013) ESPN
ESPN
3D (2010–2013) ESPN
ESPN
America (2002–2013) ESPN
ESPN
Classic (UK) (2006–2013) ESPN
ESPN
MVP (2005–2006) Grantland
Grantland
(2011–2015) ESPN
ESPN
GamePlan (1992–2015) ESPN
ESPN
Full Court (2007–2015) ESPN
ESPN
PPV (1999–2015) ESPN
ESPN
HS (1997–2012)

Sports broadcasting rights

ESPN
ESPN
College Football High School Showcase ESPN
ESPN
Major League Baseball ESPN
ESPN
College Basketball MLS Soccer Sunday Monday Night Football CFL on TSN NBA on ESPN WNBA
WNBA
on ESPN List of ESPN
ESPN
sports properties

Other properties

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ESPN
FC ESPNscrum Scouts Inc. TrueHoop The Undefeated

Notable personalities

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ESPNews
personalities ESPNU
ESPNU
personalities ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio
personalities

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