NBA forward Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year’s best performances Wednesday.
By Mark Giongco
The list of nominees for the 2014 ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards was unveiled Wednesday (Manila time) and two Filipinos made the cut.
By Bong Lozada
International sports network ESPN billed American boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather as 2013’s highest-paid athlete with the Pretty Boy raking in $73.5 million.
Jason Collins, who revealed his homosexuality last April, could become the first openly gay player in the NBA by signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, ESPN reported Thursday.
Michael Jordan says he would be happy to sit down and share his basketball knowledge with LeBron James.
Magic Johnson won’t return to ESPN as an NBA studio analyst.
LeBron James padded his trophy collection, receiving three at the ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat win a second straight NBA championship.
Rutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs.
By Cedelf P. Tupas
Sports media giant Fox Sports will take over the name of ESPN on cable television late this month, marking one of the many changes that will mark the presence of one of the world’s leading sports media brands in the Philippines.
Manti Te’o gave an interview to ESPN in which the network says he answered questions about the dead girlfriend hoax that exposed the feel-good story of the college football season as a bizarre fabrication, and left many wondering if Notre Dame Heisman Trophy runner-up participated in the scam.
By Marc Anthony Reyes
For impressively ruling the super bantamweight division, Nonito Donaire Jr. was recently named ESPN’s Fighter of the Year.
Even one of the staunchest critics of Manny Pacquiao thought the Filipino boxing hero won the fight against Timothy Bradley Jr.
US sports network giant ESPN says it has fired an employee responsible for an ‘offensive’ headline about National Basketball Association star Jeremy Lin.