Michelle Obama to Present the Arthur Ashe Courage Award for Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver at The 25th ESPYS on ABC on July 12
ESPN will posthumously honor Eunice Kennedy Shriver with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One. The company today announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will present the award to Timothy Shriver who is the Chairman of Special Olympics and will accept the award on his mother’s behalf.
ESPN’s Presentation of UEFA Women’s EURO 2017(TM) Kicks off July 16
ESPN’s presentation of UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 from The Netherlands will kick off Sunday, July 16, with the hosts facing off against Norway at Noon ET on ESPN3 and streaming live on the ESPN app. A second match from Group A will stream at 2:45 p.m. ET as Denmark takes on Belgium. All 31 matches of UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 will air live on the ESPN networks, with the group stage, quarterfinals and semifinals streaming on ESPN3 and the ESPN app, with the final airing from Enschede on ESPNU on Sunday, Aug. 6, and the trophy presentation immediately following the match.
ESPN Announces Sponsors for The 25th ESPYS
Today ESPN is unveiling the roster of sponsors for The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One®. First-time associate sponsors include adidas, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dove Men+Care, HBO’s "Ballers," Maui Jim, and Nationwide. Returning associate sponsors include Cadillac, Coors Light, Gatorade, and Warner Bros.
Wimbledon’s “Manic Monday” Filled with the Game’s Best
· “The Greatest Day in Tennis” – Everyone Plays; 16 Men, 16 Women

· Venus, Murray & Federer on Centre Court – ESPN

· Djokovic, Nadal and Top Seed Kerber Headline ESPN2

· “Cross Court Coverage” – ESPN, ESPN2 all Day – Returns Monday-Wednesday
Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Is Scared of LeBron James, So He Didn't Join Wizards - YouTube
Stephen A. Smith: Kevin Durant didn't sign with the Washington Wizards to stay out of the Eastern Conference and avoid LeBron James until the NBA Finals.
ESPN Re-signs Veteran Commentator Mark Jones in Multi-year Agreement
ESPN announced the re-signing of veteran play-by-play commentator Mark Jones in a multi-year agreement. Jones, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, became the voice of the popular NBA Sunday Showcase series on ABC this season.
ESPN App Completes Nationwide Rollout on AT&T DIRECTV Set Top Boxes
Today marks the complete nationwide rollout of the ESPN App on AT&T DIRECTV set top boxes, allowing customers to seamlessly switch between all ESPN live and on-demand video to their TVs through a hybrid interface. It is the first time ESPN has made this app-like service combining both linear and streaming content available on set top boxes. The first phase of the launch was announced in Decem