ESPN surprised many by putting Kirk Herbstreit in Jon Gruden’s seat for the first night of the draft. Could ESPN’s next surprise be to put Herbstreit in Gruden’s other seat? No, not QB Camp (although that would be another clue). Herbstreit’s sudden, prominent role in ESPN’s biggest offseason NFL show could lead to a prominent [more]
With Jon Gruden returning to the Oakland Raiders, most of the attention regarding ESPN replacing him on its NFL coverage has focused on the Monday Night Football broadcast. (We’ve also wondered if the network might keep Gruden’s QB Camp...Show More Summary
Two of the marquee NFL color commentary jobs are available, and Peyton Manning has his choice of either one of them. ESPN’s Monday Night Football booth hasn’t found its replacement for Jon Gruden, and FOX hasn’t said who will call its new Thursday Night Football package. But Manning would be the top choice for both [more]
Big changes coming?
With Jon Gruden now in Oakland, ESPN needs a new Monday Night Football color commentator. And with the ink dry on a new Thursday Night Football package, Fox could use a game analyst of its own. Well, it sounds like the two networks have their eye on the same guy. Show More Summary
Thierry Henry on Marcus Rashford On Sky Sports’s Monday Night Football show, Marcus Rashford was the focus of attention for Thierry Henry. Man United were beaten 1-0 at Newcastle last weekend. Matt Ritchie was the hero for the Magpies. Rashford missed the game at St James’ Park with a thigh injury picked up in the Huddersfield match. […]
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Wayne Rooney: Why Henrikh Mkhitaryan struggled at Man United Everton striker Wayne Rooney was a special guest pundit on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football show this week. Rooney has defied many of those who criticised his summer move from Man United to Everton. He’s already scored 10 Premier League goals this campaign. During his appearance on […]
The difference between Liverpool’s Mo Salah, Saido Mane and Roberto Firmino and Manchester United former strike force of Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Rooney. During Sky Sports’ Monday Night FootballShow More Summary
ESPN might be calling an "Omaha" audible to replace Jon Gruden on "Monday Night Football."
When Jon Gruden decided to give coaching the Raiders another try, he left a vacancy in ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast booth. This week the Worldwide Leader® has acknowledged that they plan to at least talk to Peyton Manning about filling Gruden’s shoes. According to Sports Illustrated‘s Richard Deitch, the top candidate right now is […]
Joe Thomas appeared on ESPN shows and was non-committal on retirement after last year’s triceps injury. Is the network giving him a (...)
Will Manning replace Jon Gruden in the MNF booth?
ESPN’s search for Jon Gruden’s Monday Night Football replacement is underway, and the network is offering some hints on who is under consideration. Two weeks after announcing Matt Hasselbeck will call the Pro Bowl in an apparent MNF audition,...Show More Summary
Jon Gruden’s decision to return to the Raiders has created a vacancy at the top job for ESPN: Monday Night Football lead game analyst. And ESPN has acknowledged that it will throw a harpoon in the direction of sports broadcasting’s white whale. “We like Peyton Manning,” ESPN executive Stephanie Druley tells Richard Deitsch of SI.com. “And [more]
Bruce Arians may be color commentating on Monday Night Football in the near future. You haven’t seen the last of Bruce Arians in the NFL. Since Arians’ premature retirement from coaching due to health concerns, he hasn’t sounded like a man ready to kick his feet up and retire to some beach or swing
Bruce Arians has had his name floated about as a potential replacement for Jon Gruden as an analyst on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. The former Cardinals coach seems perfect for the job, other than, of course, for the possible need for a seven-second delay. Arians said he would have interest in the job, calling it [more]
It’s been twelve seasons since ABC was regularly broadcasting the NFL. The network first brought the league into primetime with Monday Night Football all the way back in 1970 and televised the series for 35 years before moving to ESPN in 2005. Show More Summary
Berlin (AFP) – World Cup winner Kevin Grosskreutz has thrown his support behind a group of Borussia Dortmund fans who plan to boycott their club’s first Monday night Bundesliga game. For the first time, the German Football League (DFL) is experimenting this season by staging five Monday night games in the Bundesliga. Show More Summary
Of all the major professional all-star games, the NFL Pro Bowl could be the most meaningless. It happens after the regular season rather than at the midpoint, and because football is an inherently dangerous game, the participants (the ones who don’t bow out beforehand) play at a fraction of the speed and force they do during games that actually count. […]