25 September

SportsCenter App for iOS8

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SportsCenter App for iOS8

Yesterday we released an update to the SportsCenter App for iOS – optimized for iOS8 and including a rich, personalized widget. Users can now add the SportsCenter widget to their Today panel within iOS8. The widget includes live scores from your favorite teams and one-click access to listen to ESPN’s live Radio broadcast. You can […]

16 September

A New ESPN.com Is Coming

A New ESPN.com Is Coming

Earlier today, we began to open the doors to a small group of ESPN users for the new, redesigned ESPN.com. It is the first day of our Beta process – a multi-month process in which we will gradually open the doors to more and more fans, continuously test and iterate, and build towards the eventual […]

22 August

ESPN Fantasy Football 2014: New App, Twitter Cards, Sticker Packs, Tilt & More

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ESPN Fantasy Football 2014: New App, Twitter Cards, Sticker Packs, Tilt & More

Much is new in 2014 for the #1 Fantasy Football site and application on iOS and Android – a new look, a new experience, and a slew of new features (including integration with Tilt, as covered here).

15 August

Introducing the SEC Network

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Introducing the SEC Network

Thursday at 6pm est, ESPN debuted the SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference. The next 14 days will feature an array of events and specials, including customized programming to feature 14 schools in 14 days with team previews, greatest games and SEC features leading into the network’s first college football […]

12 August

Amazon’s Homepage: A Social Collage of Amazon Prime Tweets & Photos

Amazon’s Homepage: A Social Collage of Amazon Prime Tweets & Photos

Amazon regularly takes over their homepage to promote key items and messages. They’ve done so for their Fire TV, the Fire Phone, the Kindle line, and major releases. Yesterday, Amazon’s homepage promoted Prime with a very smart and clever Twitter & Instagram module cycling through happy customers singing the praises of Prime and of Amazon. […]

7 August

Nike Merchandises Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods & the PGA Championship

Nike Merchandises Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods & the PGA Championship

I love golf. I love Nike. And I love Rory. Unsurprisingly, I’ve also written a fair amount about each – particularly Nike and its use of social media and commerce. Here’s on more to add to that collection – Rory McIlroy is the world’s #1 golfer and tees off at the PGA Championship today. He […]

7 August

ESPN Fantasy Football + Tilt

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ESPN Fantasy Football + Tilt

I am very excited to announce that ESPN and Tilt (formerly CrowdTilt) have teamed up to make you fantasy football experience even better. With Tilt, ESPN fantasy leagues can now manage dues and payments through our integration here: espn.tilt.com. It’s really simple, intuitive and fun. And of course, download the apps here: ESPN Fantasy on […]

3 August

Android / Google Play Top Grossing Apps

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Android / Google Play Top Grossing Apps

Google Play’s Top Paid and Top Grossing App lists look quite different. Not only are there different inhabitants (Electronic Arts, for instance, has four of the top ten Paid Apps but none of the top ten grossing apps) – the business models and interactive models are obviously different. Here are screenshots of each list – […]

3 August

Android / Google Play: Top Free Apps

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Android / Google Play: Top Free Apps

Messaging rules the app stores these days… as does Facebook. Here is a screenshot of the Google Play Store’s Top Free Apps: #1. Facebook Messenger #2. Facebook #4. Instagram (Facebook) #5. Snapchat

23 July

Introducing Fantasy Football 2014

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Introducing Fantasy Football 2014

Introducing ESPN’s new Fantasy Football apps for 2014 – available now on iOS and Android. Highlights of this release are:

14 June

ESPN, Google & World Cup Highlights in Search Results

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ESPN, Google & World Cup Highlights in Search Results

Yesterday, Google and ESPN combined to deliver real-time video highlights directly into Google search results via Google’s homepage, World Cup related search queries and Google’s new World Cup page, and so on. This integration will be live during the entire 2014 World Cup – meaning soccer fans can find their highlights.

12 June

Today on ESPN: US Open, World Cup 2014, NBA Finals

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Today on ESPN: US Open, World Cup 2014, NBA Finals

Today is one of those special days at ESPN: live on our networks and our digital suite of applications you’ll find the US Open at Pinehurst, the opening game of the 2014 World Cup (Brazil vs. Croatia) and then Game 4 of the NBA Finals (Spurs at Heat). And that’s in addition to a roster […]