Of course, the schedule is leaked in quirks and quirks in the lead up to the official announcement. International Games was launched last week, and two weeks ago we found out about it chargers–heads The first game will be Thursday night on Amazon Prime.
Early Monday, ABC/ESPN announced that it will have a double header in Week 2.
The night will start with titans at Invoices It’s 7:15 on ESPN, followed by Vikings In the the Eagles 8:30 on ABC.
What else you need to know: Week 2 will be Monday night only on ABC/ESPN for the 2022 season. But starting with the 2023 season, ABC/ESPN will have three weeks with double heads on Monday night.
What else you need to know: ESPN has yet to announce which game its new MNF broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be calling in Week 2. We also don’t know who will be calling for the other game that evening.
Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreet were the obvious choices to call the second game, but Herbstreet is now doing Thursday night games for Amazon. Can Herbstreit do Chargers-Chiefs on Thursday, GameDay College On Saturday morning, college football match Saturday afternoon or night and then Monday Night Football In Buffalo or Philadelphia?
certainly. It would be the most secure option for ESPN. If the network wants to go in a different direction, they can use another college crew or set up a booth with some of the NFL studio hosts, like Dan Orlovsky, Ryan Clark or Marcus Spears.
ABC/ESPN made a total synergy on Monday, using Buck and Ekman for the official double-title announcement. good morning america. The clip ends with a funny note where Ackman appears to be legitimately surprised by it Monday Night Football The record wasn’t nearly as good as he remembers.
2. Must-follow Richard Jefferson shared a funny story over the weekend about a team pulling a catfish prank on a newbie years ago.
3. This is a great article by Grant Marek from SFGate.com on how radio host Colin Cowherd spent years tearing up Draymond Green but then started singing the praises of Green once the Warriors Najm joined the Cowherd podcast network.
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4. Good news for the Angels: They beat the Nationals 5-4 after scoring three games in the bottom of the ninth on Sunday.
Bad news for the angels: Gatorade’s big bathroom failed after the win.
5. Yankees player Jabber Torres scored a home run against Rangers in the first game with a double-header on Sunday. After that, Texas coach Chris Woodward acted like a sore loser, complaining about the dimensions of Yankee Stadium.
The last time I checked, the Rangers played Sunday’s game at the same stadium as the Yankees, and the Rangers hitter had the same dimensions as the Yankees hitter, so I failed to see the problem here.
6. this week Sports Illustrated Media Podcast It features a conversation with Katie Nolan, part of our MLB coverage on Apple TV+.
Nolan discusses how she got the job with Apple, what Apple is trying to achieve with its broadcasts, realizing that traditional MLB fans may not get the telecast, how she prepares for each game and the time she stayed silent for several innings after reading Backlash. Social media.
Nolan also talks about her time at ESPN, what I love about working there, whether she thinks ESPN knows how to use it and what she’s learned about navigating sports media.
The podcast concludes with a weekly “Traina Ideas” section featuring Sal Licata from WFAN Radio and SNY TV in New York. Jimmy and Sal recently read this week SI Media Podcast Apple Reviews Kevin Harlan discusses getting to the top in Turner Sports, the NFL giving a game exclusively to ESPN+ and more
You can listen to the podcast below or download it to Apple, Spotify, and Google.
7. Today’s Random Video: Happy 73rd birthday, Billy Joel. This is still one of the coolest things I’ve ever been through.
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