With first-rate professionals Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson, and Rebecca Lobo in the studio, ESPN has respected the intelligence of viewers during the 2015 Women’s NCAA Tournament. Showcasing Lawson and Lobo, the two best women’s analysts not named Doris Burke, has marked yet another step forward in the continuing evolution of ESPN’s women’s college basketball coverage. Lawson...
American Athletic Tournament, FedEx Forum, Memphis Central Florida vs East Carolina (ESPNU 3:30 pm) Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke Houston vs Tulane (ESPNews 6 pm) Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke South Florida vs Connecticut (ESPNews 8 pm) Mike Patrick, Len Elmore Atlantic 10 Tournament, Barclays Center, New York Massachusetts vs LaSalle (NBCSN Noon) Steve Schlanger...
The Courier-Journal caught up with ESPN analyst and sideline reporter Doris Burke and that turned into a very fun conversation. She was asked many questions, but of course she was asked about interviewing players and coaches and of course San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich came up. Here’s the question that was posed to […]
We all remember this now-infamous Doris Burke interview of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich during last year’s Western Conference Finals: Yes, it’s now become known as the “Turnovers” interview. It was funny at the time because as we have come to know with Popovich, he never likes the in-game TV interview and he gives nothing. It may be playful to him (especially...
Women at work: Burke shines as ESPN analyst in NBA playoffs; only female announcer in pro baseball looks to make mark
A couple observations about women getting their shots in sports media: ****** Saturday, I tuned into the Atlanta-Indiana playoff game on ESPN. Mark Jones called the game with Doris Burke serving as his analyst. As usual, Burke was spot on with her analysis. She knows the game and is terrific in breaking it down. Nothing new here, which is just the point. A female analyst for a...
7pm on ESPN. Dave O’Brien and Doris Burke are the announcing crew, so it’s going to be all about the game. You may have heard and will hear something about that 9-0 versus top-5 teams at the Pete. So that’s out there. There’s also the fact that the last time Syracuse beat Pitt at the Pete was 10 years ago in a 48-45 mess of a game. Questions abound on the overall health of...
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