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FiveThirtyEight Unveils General Election Forecast
FiveThirtyEight is launching its biggest political project of the year: The 2016 General Election Forecast, based on Editor-in-Chief Nate Silver’s well-known model, which first gained national attention in 2008 when it correctly predicted the results of the presidential election in 49 of 50 states, along with all 35 U.S. Senate races.
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ESPN2 to Televise Street Fighter V World Championship from the Evolution Championship Series Final July 17
ESPN2 will televise the Street Fighter V World Championship from the Evolution Championship Series (Evo) final on Sunday, July 17th. Live coverage of the event will begin at 10 p.m. ET from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The program will also be available via WatchESPN.
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ESPN Expands NBA Coverage with 98-Game Summer League Schedule Across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU & ESPN3
ESPN is expanding its NBA coverage this July with a 98-game Summer League schedule across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3, emanating from three locations: Las Vegas, Orlando and Salt Lake City. The schedule is highlighted by the 25-game telecast schedule from Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which tips off on ESPN with a prime-time doubleheader at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, July 8. This is ESPN’s most extensive Summer League schedule ever.
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Summer of Next Airs on ESPNU for Fourth Consecutive Year
ESPNU’s fourth annual Summer of Next Presented by GEICO will begin Saturday, July 2, and continue through the 2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff.
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The 2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff Begins Friday, August 26
The 2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff will conclude Summer of Next, taking place on August 26, 27, and 28. The 10-game slate on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will feature 35 players ranked in the ESPN 300, including No. 6 Dylan Moses (IMG Academy, Fla.), and commitments from Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Penn State and USC.
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Brett Favre Visits Jon Gruden’s QB Camp
Photos via ESPN Images ESPN’s SportsCenter Special with the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Famer Debuts July 21 It is now an annual tradition for the NFL Draft’s top quarterback prospects to visit Jon Gruden’s QB Camp. This summer, ESPN’s Super Bowl-winning coach welcomes his first Pro Football Hall of Famer as Green Bay Packers ... Read More
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ESPNU and ESPNEWS to Air the Remainder of the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships
The 2016 Men’s and Women’s FIBA U17 World Championships will air on ESPNU and ESPNEWS beginning Thursday, June 30, at 3 p.m. from Zaragoza, Spain. Coverage will continue through the finals on Sunday, July 3.
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Championship Weekend of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Begins Saturday
The field is set for the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual, which begins Saturday, May 28, at noon from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.