Surrounded by male voices day in and day out on his hugely popular morning ESPN radio show “Mike and Mike in the Morning,” longtime sports anchor Mike Greenberg is perhaps the last person you would expect to write a 21st century epistolary novel centering on three women in various states of crisis — and that’s before things get really serious.
WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Bill Rasmussen, the founder of ESPN, who will speak at Union College in Schenectady tonight at 6.
For modern sports fans, it’s hard to imagine a time before you could get every score on your phone in real time or instantly watch endless highlights packages to dissect every aspect of a major sports moment.
But not that long ago, there wasn’t a single all-sports television network, let alone the dozens we have at our disposal now.
Curt Schilling is taking a leave of absence from his job as an analyst for ESPN after his video gaming company filed for bankruptcy.
ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys says on Twitter that the network and retired pitcher "mutually agreed" to the leave as he works through "his business issues." He says Schilling is expected to return to the air later this season.
Schilling's 38 Studios filed for bankruptcy June 7. Federal and state authorities launched probes into the studios, which received a $75 million loan guarantee deal from the state of Rhode Island.