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Wimbledon leaving NBC, appears headed to ESPN

Wimbledon is leaving NBC after 43 years and appears headed to ESPN.


ESPN Basketball Reporter Sues New York Post Columnist For Libel

In a move that amounts to a journalistic foul, an ESPN reporter has sued a New York Post columnist for libel. Chris Sheridan, a basketball writer for ESPN, sued basketball columnist Peter Vecsey and NYP Holdings, claiming they “published a maliciously false article” that impugned “Chris Sheridan’s veracity and competence as a journalist.”


NFL Draft 2011 LIVE UPDATES: Round 1

It's time to get fired up for the 2011 NFL Draft. The first round of the draft starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Rounds two and three will resume on Friday at 6 p.m. ET and rounds four through seven will start on Saturday at noon.


Cable Provider Offers Bare-Bones TV Package

Cable Provider Offers Bare-Bones TV Package

Time Warner Cable is experimenting with a lower-priced cable-TV package that excludes ESPN, Comedy Central, TNT and many other channels.

Senh: Sounds good to me. I don't only need a small selection of the hundreds of channels that cable companies offer.


LeBron Live: Blogging the Decision

LeBron Live: Blogging the Decision

Wow. That felt a bit like American Idol. And in the end it's Miami, which everyone had predicted. How does LeBron explain his decision to leave his hometown team? "It's heartfelt for me," James said. "It's hard to explain. But at the same time my heart and the seven years I gave to that franchise and that city was everything."

Senh: Now the NBA just got a lot more interesting. Sometime in the middle of the season, I bet Erik Spoelstra will resign because he wants to "spend more time with the family," and Pat Riley will return to coach the team. Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh. That's gonna be a really exciting team to watch. This is the new Big Three - younger, stronger, and more athletic than the one in the Boston.


Report: ESPN to air LeBron's decision Thursday

Report: ESPN to air LeBron's decision Thursday

LeBron James' dramatic and historic free agency will have a fitting conclusion - on TV. ESPN reported Tuesday night that James will announce his future NBA plans during a one-hour special on its network at 9 p.m. Thursday. ESPN's Chris Broussard said James' "representatives" contacted the network and asked for the unusual arrangement.

Senh: Yes, very "unusual." Lebron James hasn't even won a championship yet. I'm getting pretty tired of this nonsense. It was distracting during the NBA Finals. And now, there's gonna be an hour special on ESPN? I'm still watching it, but ...


Cavaliers-Celtics game strong for ESPN

TV News: Game is second most-watched in net's history -- ESPN's telecast of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics game Thursday night was the second most-watched college or pro basketball game in the net's history as 8.9 million viewers tuned in.


ESPN sets viewership record with three-day NFL draft

ESPN broadcast of the NFL draft has drawn the most viewers ever.


Tiger Woods 'Nervous' About Return to Golf

Tiger Woods tells ESPN he's a "little nervous" about the reception he'll get at the Masters when he returns to play golf next month.


Phillips fired by ESPN after admitting affair

Phillips fired by ESPN after admitting affair

Baseball analyst Steve Phillips has been fired by ESPN after admitting to an affair with an assistant at the cable network.


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