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  1. Charlie Sheen to Appear as a Guest Analyst on ESPN's 'Baseball Tonight' (Exclusive)

    3:31 pm 5/21/2014

    Having starred in "Eight Men Out" and "Major League," Hollywood's most eccentric baseball fan is heading to the broadcast booth. Read more

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  2. 'X-Men' Star Hugh Jackman Spends a 'Fantasy Day' at ESPN

    7:33 pm 5/20/2014

    The Wolverine actor showed off his World Cup knowledge and his game talk during a "SportsCenter" appearance on Tuesday. Read more

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  3. Does ESPN Really Hold All Necessary Rights to Broadcast SEC Games? (Analysis)

    12:14 pm 5/13/2014

    Many assume so, but a California judge's ruling last month, which broadcasters want to appeal, creates some uncertainty.Read more

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  4. TV Upfronts: ESPN Chief Talks Olbermann, Tebow and CBS' Thursday Night Football Play

    11:09 am 5/13/2014

    "We gave [Tebow] a lot of attention. We probably overdid it," admitted ESPN president John Skipper. "And that makes people suspicious of him. It's not his fault. He is genuinely a very likable guy."Read more

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  5. ESPN's 'Baseball Tonight' Makes Its Red Carpet Debut at the 'Million Dollar Arm' Premiere

    1:07 pm 5/7/2014

    Host Karl Ravech, ESPN analyst Barry Larkin and MLB insider Tim Kurkjian invited THR behind-the-scenes for the show's first live broadcast from a Hollywood movie premiere Tuesday night. Read more

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  6. ESPN Executive Jamie Horowitz to Join NBC News in Major Role

    8:44 am 5/7/2014

    UPDATED: The vp original programming and production who helped launch Keith Olbermann's ESPN2 show will oversee of NBC's "Today."Read more

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  7. Jon Hamm Hits a Home Run at 'Million Dollar Arm' Premiere

    11:23 pm 5/6/2014

    The sports movie took over Hollywood Blvd. as ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" aired live from the green carpet, and fans competed to win $1 million in a pitching contest. Read more

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  8. ESPN President Predicts World Cup Ratings 'Up Dramatically' From 2010

    2:11 pm 5/2/2014

    John Skipper also stresses that reporters will go after issues arising in Brazil. "We'll cover those stories proactively. We won't need a protest to happen," he says.Read more

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  9. ESPN Promo Unites World Cup Fans With 'Global Issues' (Video)

    11:16 am 5/2/2014

    In the run up to the rapidly-approaching World Cup kickoff on June 12, ESPN is celebrating both the pleasure and pain of fandom in a new ad, along with showcasing a series of graphic posters by Brazilian artist Cristiano Siqueira.Read more

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  10. New '30 for 30': How One of Ireland's Greatest World Cup Moments Became a Day of Tragedy

    11:02 pm 4/23/2014

    The latest episode in the "Soccer Series" titled "Ceasefire Massacre" tells of a shooting rampage in an Irish country pub during the '94 World Cup, as fans were gunned down watching the Republic of Ireland take on Italy in Giants Stadium, New Jersey. Read more

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