ESPN Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Philadelphia Magazine


City Life

College GameDay Set All Ready for Temple/Notre Dame Game

Market Street between 5th and 6th streets is not a street right now. It’s a TV set. ESPN’s College GameDay has completely taken over the block […]

City Life

SEPTA and the Temple-Notre Dame Game

The eyes of Temple Owls fans everywhere, and of the nation, will be on Lincoln Financial Field this Saturday evening when nationally Top 25-ranked Temple […]

City Life

College GameDay Is Coming to the Temple Game This Weekend

College GameDay is coming to Philadelphia this weekend after all. We're coming to Philly! See you Saturday, @Temple_FB and @NDFootball. — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) […]

City Life

Reports: College GameDay Will Broadcast in Philly on Halloween

Update: It has been confirmed. College GameDay will be in Philadelphia this weekend.  Original: According to a report by 97.5 The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli, College GameDay, […]

City Life

ESPN Says Temple Could Be in National Title Hunt

Temple is 7-0 in football for the first time ever. That’s pretty great. Here’s what’s better: Temple is so good ESPN has already started concocting […]

City Life

Foxcatcher Documentary on ESPN Tonight

A documentary focused on John du Pont, the wrestling coach who murdered Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler Dave Schultz, premieres tonight on ESPN. du Pont’s life was […]

ESPN - Broad Street median parking

Broad Street Median Parking Spotlighted on ESPN

Three years ago, I wrote about the establishing shots that are always used during national sports broadcasts played in Philly: LOVE Park, the Rocky statue […]

City Life

Curt Schilling Suspended From ESPN Broadcasts

Former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling won’t appear on ESPN broadcasts the rest of this baseball season, the network has announced. Schilling was already serving a […]

City Life

Internet Responds to Britt McHenry’s Bullying … With More Bullying

“I’m on television and you’re in a fucking trailer, honey.” By now, you’ve probably seen the viral video of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry coldly ripping apart a towing […]

City Life

ESPN Apologizes for Kinky Friedman Remark on Chris Christie

You may ask yourself why Kinky Friedman was on ESPN in the first place? Oh, the whole kerfuffle about Chris Christie being a Cowboys fan? […]

City Life

SHAKING OUR HEADS: ESPN Reports on Michael Sam’s Showering Habits

It is one of those moments that’s leaving us shaking our heads: ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, has reverted to […]

City Life

ESPN Actually Asks Phillies to Confirm Authenticity of Satirical Ryne Sandberg Letter

In a recent weekend series against the New York Mets, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg says he believes he got food poisoning from Shake Shack. In […]

City Life

No Philadelphia Athletes in ESPN Magazine’s “Body Issue”

Every year, ESPN magazine rounds up the sexiest athletes in the world for its “Body Issue“, in which, ripping a page from Sports Illustrated‘s book, the […]

City Life

Q&A: Megan Soisson, the Senior Sports Editor of the Daily Pennsylvanian Who Exposed Sexism on ESPN’s Website

It was a normal day for Megan Soisson, a junior at Penn and the senior sports editor of the Daily Pennsylvanian. She was working on […]

City Life

Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coaches Die in Plane Crash

The head coach of the women’s basketball team at Oklahoma State University Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna died when their plane crashed in […]