ESPN to Air ESPY Awards Tonight

2014-espy-awardsThe annual ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Awards return to ESPN tonight, July 16, at 8 p.m. CT. The show will bring the best sports stories of the year together in one evening, hosted by recording artist Drake.

Time still remains to vote for your favorite athletes and the best sports moment of the year. Visit the ESPN ESPY Awards webpage by 8 p.m. CT to cast your ballot.

ESPN is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Plenty of College Hoops Tonight on Cable

College basketball fans may want to keep their remotes in hand to catch all the action tonight.

Starting at 6 p.m. (CT), hoops coverage will be available on four cable networks. ESPN offers back-to-back action with Kentucky at Mississippi, followed by Ohio at Indiana. Texas will host Iowa State on ESPN2. Fox Sports 1 (FS1) will present another doubleheader, beginning with Villanova at Providence, and then Butler at St. John’s. On NBC Sports (NBCS), George Washington plays at Richmond.

 

Tonight: ESPN Looks at ‘84 Figure Skating Scandal

The Price of Gold,” a new installment of the Emmy-nominated ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series, premieres tonight, 8 p.m. CT. The special revisits the figure-skating scandal surrounding the 1994 Winter Olympics, when figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by an assailant later discovered to be the ex-husband of rival skater Tonya Harding.

According to ESPN, the “30 for 30” series was created to commemorate the network’s 30th anniversary with the production of 30 films from respected directors that offer their perspectives on “the issues, trends, athletes, teams, rivalries, games and events that transformed the sports landscape from 1979 to 2009.”

Plenty of College, Pro Hoops Tonight

Basketball fans may want to keep their remotes handy tonight.

TNT offers a full night of NBA action with Miami Heat v. New York Knicks at 7 p.m. CT, followed by Oklahoma City Thunder v. Denver Nuggets at 9:30.

College coverage includes Memphis at Louisville followed by Arizona at UCLA (ESPN, starting at 6 p.m.). At the same time, ESPN2 will cover Auburn at Mississippi followed by Michigan at Nebraska. Also starting at 6, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) is serving up three back-to-back matches, with DePaul at Butler, Marquette at Xavier and California at Oregon.

TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, and FS1 are available to most Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Aggies Game Puts Spotlight on Suddenlink Town

According to the Bryan-College Station Eagle, national media representatives are visiting the Suddenlink-served college town for tomorrow’s big match-up between No. 6 Texas A&M and No. 1 Alabama.  Pregame coverage will be featured on ESPN’s “College GameDay” at 8:00 a.m. The game will air live on CBS at 2:30 p.m. CT.

CBS and ESPN are available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

ESPN Begins Two Weeks of Wimbledon Coverage

Beginning today and running over the next two weeks, ESPN and ESPN2 will air 140 hours of live coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championships. In addition, 800 hours of coverage will be offered through broadband service ESPN3.

ESPN and ESPN2 are available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service. Suddenlink Internet customers can access ESPN3.com for no charge from any computer connected to Suddenlink Internet service. They can also access ESPN3.com from the Suddenlink.net home page.

How Would You Fare in Tonight’s Spelling Bee?

ESPN will show the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals tonight (8 p.m. CT).

According to Dictionary.com, the first champ was crowned in 1925, correctly spelling gladiolus. Other former championship words include antediluvian, chiaroscurist, soubrette, psoriasis, maculature, crustaceology and smaragdine

Think you have what it takes to compete against these brainy youngsters? Test your skills now.

ESPN is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

NCAA Tourney Resumes Tonight on TBS, CBS

After some time off, the NCAA Basketball Tournament resumes with four regional semifinal games tonight and four more tomorrow. Sports Illustrated’s Luke Winn ranks the title chances of this year’s final 16 teams, and ESPN basketball guru Dick Vitale chimes in with his picks.

All the remaining games will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Suddenlink customers can still register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

Second-Round Tourney Action Continues

Yesterday, Harvard pulled the biggest upset during day one of the NCAA Tournament’s second-round action. Will there be more surprises today? Another 32 teams will find out during the second full day of games. One team hoping to be today’s Harvard is 14th-seeded Northwestern State University, located in Suddenlink-served Natchitoches, La. The Demons meet the third-seeded Florida Gators at 6:15 p.m. CT on truTV. ESPN previews the match-up.

Every game of the tournament will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service; TNT and TBS are available on Expanded Basic; and truTV is available to most customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

ESPN Has NBA, ESPN2 Has College Hoops Tonight

Basketball fans may want to find a comfy seat and the remote. Tonight at 7 p.m. CT, you can flip between NBA action on ESPN with the Chicago Bulls at the Miami Heat and college hoops on ESPN2 with Memphis at Tennessee. At 9:30, stay right where you are for a Los Angeles showdown, as the Clippers host the Lakers on ESPN.

ESPN and ESPN2 are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.