Owned by the Walt Disney Company and Hearst Corporation; ESPN
is one of the largest television sports networks in the world. On average ESPN earns 441.8 million dollars in ad revenue, making it one of the most successful television sports networks around today.
ESPN covers all kind of sports and even shows documentaries on sports from time to time. Outside of regular sports programming a few of their most popular programs are: Outside the Lines, PTI, and Jim Rome is Burning.
Outside the Lines is a sports talk and debate program that was first aired on ESPN
in 1990 and is hosted by Bob Ley along with other guests that appear from time to time. I find the program to be very informative because it deals with issues like the "accidental" killing of former NFL player Pat Taillman. Taillman was killed when his army platoon was attacked by "friendlys" in Afghanistan
Pardon the Interruption (PTI) is also a personal favorite of mine because it gives you a break from everything sports. The hosts Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, and Tony Reali argue over top sports stories and other celebrity news that may not directly relate to sports.
Jim Rome is Burning is basically a commentary on all thing sports and host Jim Rome usually interviews prominent sports figures or has a correspondent take you through a "a day in their life"
is one of the few HD sports channels that offer a very good HD experience. This is mainly because ESPN has a strict policy that all videos that originated as HD must remain in high definition when shown on ESPNHD. This is not an ad for ESPNHD but I must say it makes you feel like you are right there.
In closing ESPN
is definitely on my "must watch daily list". For all things sports swing by and give ESPN a try.