Scott Van Pelt

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt picks Illinois vs. No. 3 Michigan football

ESPN broadcaster Scott Van Pelt did a segment on Thursday's "SportsCenter" titled Winner$ that he predicts the outcome of college football games for the upcoming weekend. One of the games he discussed Thursday night was the Illinois vs. Michigan football game, which is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. CT/noon ET on Saturday.
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Awful Announcing

Scott Van Pelt knows ESPN can’t replicate Charles Barkley’s ability to “not give a sh*t” on Inside the NBA

The most universally beloved aspect of the NBA might be Turner’s coverage of the sport, led by Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal and Ernie Johnson. For years, ESPN’s NBA Countdown, their answer to Turner’s Inside the NBA, has featured a revolving door of hosts and analysts. And for years, ESPN has failed to match the chemistry Turner’s Inside the NBA features. During the NBA Finals, Countdown served as ESPN/ABC’s pregame and halftime show, but ESPN’s postgame coverage was hosted by Scott Van Pelt with his version of SportsCenter.
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Draymond Green takes issue with Scott Van Pelt lumping him into the media

Draymond Green says he’s is not a member of the media, he’s a member of the “new media.” And he’s constantly willing to remind everyone of that. Following Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Boston Celtics, Green joined Scott Van Pelt’s SportsCenter on ESPN to discuss Golden State’s pivotal win.

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt recommends betting against Tennessee baseball to win national title

ESPN "SportsCenter" host Scott Van Pelt discussed the NCAA Baseball Tournament at the end of Thursday's show.  On the screen, they showed the favorites to win the College World Series national championship, according to Caesars Sportsbook. Tennessee is +130 (bet $100 to win $130), Stanford is +600, and both Oregon State and Virginia Tech are +700.  ...
Golf Digest

PGA Championship 2022: Tiger Woods calls out Scott Van Pelt for fashion faux pas

It’s been a big week for Tiger Woods. The golf legend gritted and grinded (and add another -ed verb) to make the PGA cut on Friday with a one-under 69 at Southern Hills. On a week that made Dustin Johnson and Scottie Scheffler look like mere mortals, Woods made shot after shot on the second-round back-nine to survive and advance into the weekend.
Merced Sun-Star

ESPN’s Curtis Strange, Andy North & Scott Van Pelt weigh in on Scottie Scheffler ‘crying like a baby’ ahead of winning the Masters

Scottie Scheffler’s victory at the Masters was a watershed moment for the 25-year-old Texan who reached World No. 1 in March. But perhaps the most memorable moment of the week happened away from the course before Scheffler reached the first tee on Sunday and it wasn’t disclosed until he shared it with the world during his winner’s press conference.

Scott Van Pelt Pays Tribute To His Late Dog On ESPN

Losing a dog is one of the toughest things we experience as pet owners. No one wants to say goodbye to their furry family members, but the sad reality is that most dogs have significantly shorter lifespans than their owners. So, loss is inevitable. But just because we have to...
Awful Announcing

Scott Van Pelt to reporters: ‘Do you even like sports’

Do the people who cover sports actually enjoy them? ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt seems to think that there are plenty who don’t. Van Pelt was on The Ringer’s The Press Box Podcast with Bryan Curtis. Van Pelt spoke on several topics, including his recent tribute to his late dog. He also spoke on how he decides what does and does not go into an episode of SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt.