ESPN Expands Relationship With Tennis Great Deadline
ESPN is expanding the role of a tennis champion who has become a familiar presence on the network. Deadline.com reports that the network will be featuring more of John McEnroe.
McEnroe will appear year-round, including non-tennis appearances on both television and radio. He will work as an analyst on "SportsCenter," where he will also conduct sit-down interviews with major sports stars, the story reports.
The piece adds: “He also will make regular appearances on ESPN2’s ‘Olbermann’ and on ESPN Radio’s 'Mike & Mike,' also seen weekday mornings on ESPN2. In addition, he will also be heard on ESPN Radio New York (98.7 FM). McEnroe has worked the U.S. Open for ESPN since 2009 and Wimbledon since 2012.”
McEnroe won three Wimbledon singles titles and four U.S. Opens from 1979-1984.