It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu:
ESPN extends numerous prominent anchors, announces new SportsCenter lineup – May 15
In the wake of the mass exodus at ESPN, the network announced numerous changes. Key changes include Hannah Storm moving from SportsCenter to primetime specials, Sage Steele hosting the AM edition of SC and Kenny Mayne joining the rotation of the 11 PM edition of SC.
ESPN to take SportsCenter digital, introduce twice-hourly news updates on all platforms – May 15
SportsCenter is further entering the digital world, as Sportscenter Right Now updates will air twice on ESPN.com, the ESPN app and across ESPN networks.
Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre to host new ESPN show at noon ET – May 16
At ESPN’s upfronts, it was announced Pablo Torre and Bomani Jones will host a one-hour show at noon starting Jan. 2, 2018. The program will be streamed live on the ESPN app and Watch ESPN.
Mike & Mike discuss going their separate ways on-air – May 17
Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg opened up on their split from Mike & Mike. Golic will stay on the radio on a new show with Trey Wingo and Mike Golic Jr. Meanwhile, Greenberg will me a host of a new ESPN morning show.
Former President George W. Bush photobombs Fox Sports Southwest reporter – May 17
The headline says it all. Former President and ex-Texas Rangers managing general partner George W. Bush photobombed unsuspecting Fox Sports Southwest reporter Emily Jones.