ESPN shortchanged viewers, sharing little background of the Taylor Townsend U. S. Open journey

Thursday afternoon at the U.S. Open, unseeded 23-year-old Taylor Townsend pulled off a tremendous upset, […]


ESPN, Fox and CBS list their top college football announcers; Warning: Scorecard required

ESPN got a quick start and a good rating when it kicked off its college […]


NFL TV rights in a changing world: Barron’s details current deals and explores the league’s media future

This past weekend, as the NFL was preparing to launch its 100th season, Barron’s ran […]


ESPN is absolutely right to ban political talk; The network is a sanctuary, an escape from friction

  ESPN is holding firm. Management doesn’t want its on-air staffers to share their political […]


MLB Trade Deadline Coverage: ESPN was silky smooth and MLB Network reported news instantly

    When the 2019 Major League Baseball trade deadline approached, things were chaotic; more […]


Opinion: The five top sports podcasts begin with Baseball Tonight, hosted by ESPN’s Buster Olney

In 1964, the late Bill Mazer, a legendary New York based radio and television sports […]


On ESPN’s The Art of Conversation with Dan Le Batard: Mike Tyson and Pat Riley open up about their lives

  A prodigy, ESPN’s Dan Le Batard was the lead columnist of the Miami Herald […]


ESPN releases full Wimbledon schedule; July 1-14, 500 matches across multi-platforms and app

  ESPN begins its enormous undertaking, presenting two weeks chock-full  of Wimbledon, tennis’ oldest tournament. […]


ESPN gives Wimbledon the royal treatment; It takes a veritable army to present tennis’ oldest tournament

  So you sit back in early summer to watch tennis from Wimbledon. For those […]


NBA Draft: ESPN, Jay Bilas and up-and-comer Maria Taylor shine; Long night was presented informatively

Last Thursday, the sports world turned on ESPN to watch the crowning of a once […]


2018-19 NBA recap: Announcers, annoyances, observations, refs, takes, the anthem and PA voices

  Time to bellow some end-season, top of mind thoughts: 2018-19 – Three of the […]


Despite star-studded lineup, TNT’s NBA pre and post game ratings don’t necessarily dominate ESPN’s

  Sports Media Watch does an excellent job keeping tabs on audience deliveries and posting […]