COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference announced it has reached agreement with ESPN to be a national television rights holder for Conference-controlled football and men's basketball games. The agreement, which begins with the 2013-14 season, was announced by Burke Magnus, ESPN senior vice president, college sports and Craig... more »
ESPN is reporting that an unnamed player for the Kansas City Chiefs committed suicide at the team facility. The team confirmed the story to ESPN Saturday morning.
Local reports say police believe the player shot and killed his girlfriend at a house before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and killing... more »
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - The college football playoff system will be televised on ESPN for 12 years once it starts after the 2014 season. The network announced an agreement in principle Wednesday. The title game will be played on a Monday, at least a week after the semifinals. The deal... more »
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Hank Williams Jr. will have his say.
Williams has cut new song "I'll Keep My ...," calling out "Fox & Friends" and ESPN after an interview last week on the show led to the end of his association with the sports network and "Monday Night... more »
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN is pulling Hank Williams' classic intro song from Monday night's broadcast of the game between Tampa Bay and Indianapolis after the country singer used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama. In an interview Monday morning on Fox News' "Fox & Friends,"... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former ESPN commentator Jay Mariotti must stand trial on charges he stalked, injured and assaulted his ex-girlfriend.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Tuesday that a judge found there is enough evidence for Mariotti to face the charges.
Prosecutors say Mariotti, a... more »
PROVO, Utah (AP) - BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe says the Cougars' move to independence in football has plenty of risks and he hopes even bigger rewards. Holmoe gave some details Wednesday about BYU's athletic future. While football will play without a conference, other sports are joining the West Coast... more »