Karl Ravech signs new contract extension with ESPN, will call MLB Home Run Derby

One of ESPN’s MLB mainstays, Karl Ravech, has reached an agreement on a contract extension. It means that Ravech will not only remain with the company, but he’ll also expand his role on baseball and on college basketball as well. He’ll take over the play-by-play duties for the MLB Home Run Derby, a role that had been Chris Berman’s for many years. Ravech says he’s happy...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 6/7 – 6/12

Tuesday, June 7 New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates (ESPN2 7 pm) Karl Ravech, Eduardo Pérez, Kyle Peterson Boston Red Sox at San Francisco Giants (MLBN 10 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Indians at Mariners] Wednesday, June 8 Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia Phillies (MLBN 1 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Jays at Tigers] Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Bob Costas, Jim Kaat ...
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June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt broadcaster goes crazy over walk off homer

On Monday, Vanderbilt faced off with Cal State Fullerton in the College World Series. The game actually started on Sunday, but had been suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning because of rain with Vanderbilt down 3-0. Vanderbilt then staged a rally over the final three innings, culminating when Jeren Kendall of the Commodores hit a two-run, walk off homer in the bottom of the...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl Ravech: Jackie Robinson West news felt like ‘slap in the face’

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on Karl Ravech’s view of the Little League World Series in the wake of Jackie Robinson West being stripped of the U.S. title. You also can access the column via my Twitter feed @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* Karl Ravech covers the Major League Baseball and College World Series for ESPN. His favorite, though, is the Little League version...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

LLWS Star Mo’ne Davis Can Break Ankles On The Basketball Court (Video)

Mo’ne Davis was schooling the boys on the basketball court well before she was throwing complete game shutouts at the Little League World Series. A video of the Philadelphia teenager breaking ankles with a killer crossover has been making its way around the Internet, and for good reason. The video is from early 2010 —  making her just shy of nine years old — and she makes...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN will air the MLB All-Star Selection Show on Sunday

After years of toiling in relatively obscurity on TBS (and briefly, Fox), the MLB All-Star Selection Show is heading to ESPN this year. The show will air next Sunday at 7 PM, prior to the Rays-Tigers Sunday Night Baseball matchup, and will be hosted by ESPN’s usual pre-Sunday Night Baseball crew of Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, and Tim Kurkjian. Voting for the game concludes at 11...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Dollar Dog Night, Gronk On A Roller & Karl Ravech’s Balls

  Did you miss the Indians Dollar Dog Night last night at the Tigers game? Relax, there are more opportunities. The next comes…
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Airs Its 35th College World Series Starting Saturday

One of ESPN’s signature events since its inception has been the College World Series. It will air all of the games from Omaha, Nebraska either on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU starting Saturday. Karl Ravech and Jon Sciambi will be the announcers throughout the 10-11 days of competition. The analysts will include Kyle Peterson and Aaron Boone. Jessica Mendoza and Jaymee Sire will be the...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Night Baseball Preview / Q&A with ESPN’s Karl Ravech

The Pirates host the Cardinals on Sunday at 8 PM in the first ESPN Sunday Night Baseball game in Pittsburgh since 1996. At 7 PM, Baseball Tonight will air live from Federal Street by the Clemente Bridge, and host Karl Ravech will be joined by Barry Larkin and special guest analyst Jon Hamm (start of Disney’s Million Dollar Arm). ESPN was kind enough to reach out to me and give...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jay Williams videobombed Karl Ravech on SportsCenter (VIDEO)

YouTube Before SportsCenter anchor Karl Ravech could kick Thursday night’s show to commercial, college hoops analyst/goofball Jay Williams leaned into the camera view for a quick videobomb. JayWill 1   Ravech 0 Here’s video of the videobomb:
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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