ESPN will not air the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games this season. ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro stated, “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don’t think that will change this year.” ... read more »
With Nneka helping the Sparks win the 2016 WNBA championship and Chiney becoming the only full-time professional athlete and full-time ESPN commentator, they are some of the hardest working women in all of sports. ... read more »
Legendary sports commentator Stephen A. Smith speaks on Blacks working behind the scenes at ESPN, give advice to next generation and speaks on Legacy.
ESPN’s “First Take” is one of the most popular sports shows on television. The show has undergone a major overhaul on all fronts in the last few months, from talent to programming content. At the helm of these efforts are two African-American men – David Roberts, Vice President of Audio Network Content and Antoine Lewis, Coordinating Producer. ... read more / watch video »
Legendary sports commentator Stephen A. Smith sits down with Brandon I. Brooks, managing editor of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper for a one-on-one interview. ... read more / watch video »
Lee worked with ESPN to make the documentary, which examines how the Black Lives Matter movement sparked activism at the University of Missouri--including the football team--and the rest of the county. ... read more »
Celebrating the achievements of African-Americans who have made a positive influence within their sport and in society. ESPN is once again commemorating Black History Month with multiple programming offerings on television, ... read more »