ESPN kicks off its week-long comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl XLV on Jan. 31, at 6 a.m. ET ESPN’s on-site multiplatform coverage will originate from Sundance Square in Fort Worth, Texas, through Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 6).
Tyree, Perry, Rodney Harrison, Jim McMahon, Mike Ditka, Jim Covert, Tom Thayer and others;
* ESPN Texas: Road to Super Bowl XLV blog, which will feature reports from ESPN.com’s blog network;
* Coverage from the experts at ESPNDallas.com integrated into ESPN.com’s coverage;
* A feature that allows readers to select an all-time Super Bowl team;
* Complete coverage of Media Day, with users able to interact with bloggers on the scene;
* Stories highlighting one player from each of the 44 teams that have earned Super Bowl rings;
* In-depth analysis, scouting reports and rankings of all 106 players on the Super Bowl rosters from Scouts Inc.
ESPNDallas.com will have the reporters and columnists who know Dallas-Fort Worth best covering every aspect of Super Bowl XLV and all the events that lead up to the game. While assisting ESPN.com in coverage of both teams, ESPN Dallas will use its expertise on the area, events and people pulling everything together to provide the ultimate local coverage of how the Metroplex is fairing as host. Anchoring the online coverage are Calvin Watkins, Todd Archer and Tim MacMahon, who provide more than 25 years experience covering the NFL and the sports scene in North Texas.
ESPN Mobile will also provide fans on the go with alerts on updates and news throughout the game. Additionally, fans can access the latest action through the ESPN mobile Web site and up to the minute scores via the ESPN ScoreCenter mobile app.
ESPN International will air Super Bowl XLV live to more than 53 million households in 159 countries and territories throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Israel, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Pacific Rim, and much of Europe. Commentary and analysis will be provided in English, French-Candian and Spanish.
* For the second year, ESPN International will host the "Super Bowl at Sea" Viewing Party for clients and VIPs. The network will feature a shipboard pregame show, and live telecast of the game from aboard a Royal Caribbean Cruise. The four-day Caribbean cruise will depart from Miami on Feb. 3 and return Feb. 7;
* Coverage of the game in HD in Australia, Latin America, and the Caribbean;
* ESPN International’s SportsCenter production team will provide reports throughout the week to Latin America and throughout the Pacific Rim;
* ESPN Latin America will also present daily editions of NFL Semanal;
* Live coverage on Super Bowl Sunday in Latin America will begin at 3:30 p.m. with Cronómetro: Super Bowl Special, followed by SportsCenter: Super Bowl Special (4 p.m.), NFL Esta Noche Super Bowl Pregame (5 p.m.) and the telecast of Super Bowl XLV (6 p.m.).
Spanish-language coverage will feature Spanish-language Emmy nominee Álvaro Martín (play-by-play), analyst and former New York Giants Super Bowl-winning kicker Raul Allegre, NFL Esta Noche hosts Eduardo Varela and Pablo Viruega, and reporters John Sutcliffe and Ciro Procuna. They will offer daily reports from Sundance Square on Spanish-language editions of SportsCenter and Radio Formula programs, and