A Look At ESPN's Ryder Cup Coverage

Monday, September 15, 2008


The Ryder Cup gets underway early on Friday and for the first time ESPN will have live coverage beginning on Thursday with the Opening ceremony. The network will carry 10 hours of various events and practices during the four day period and each Sports Center will carry live reports.

The team that the "Leader" is sending will be anchored by Mike Tirico who will call action with Andy North, Judy Rankin, Bill Kratzert and Scott Van Pelt will be out on the course and Tom Rinaldi and Rick Reilly will be there for updates. Here's the schedule if you want to block off any of the days on your calendar....

Thursday, September, 18th

2pm-3pm: SportsCenter at the Ryder Cup (ESPN)
4pm-6pm: Opening Ceremonies (ESPN News)

Friday, September 19th

7am-8am: SportsCenter at the Ryder Cup (ESPN)
8am-6pm: Ryder Cup First Round (ESPN)
6pm-1am: Ryder Cup First Round (ESPN Classic, Tape)

Saturday, September 20th

12pm-1am: SportsCenter at the Ryder Cup (ESPN2)
7pm-Midnight: Ryder Cup Second Round (ESPN Classic, Tape-NBC)

Sunday, September 21st

Midnight-1am: SportsCenter at the Ryder Cup (ESPN2)
6pm-7pm: Closing Ceremonies (ESPN News)

Monday, September 22nd

Midnight-1am: ESPN2SportsCenter Presented by American Express at the Ryder Cup
5pm-10pm: Ryder Cup Final Round (ESPN Classic, Tape-NBC)

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 10:04 AM

3 Comments:

Oh, good, more Rick Reilly. Maybe he can tell us who the most popular team in Louisville is.

GMoney said...
Sep 15, 2008, 10:50:00 AM  

Remember, the reason why ESPN got this package was because it let Al Michaels out of his Monday Night Football contract so Al could go to NBC.

MileHigh said...
Sep 15, 2008, 5:52:00 PM  

espn hmmm lots of available real golfers who could do a better job..at least no Miller..thank you thank you thank you...

Anonymous said...
Sep 18, 2008, 12:28:00 PM  

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