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ESPN Names Dari Nowkhah Host of ESPNU

ESPNews anchor Dari Nowkhah has been named the new host of ESPNU’s studio desk in Charlotte, N.C., and will assume his new role on the 24-hour college sports network on July 27.

Since joining ESPN in 2004, Nowkhah has served as host of College Football Overdrive, College Football Live and SEC Network studio shows, as well as regularly anchoring SportsCenter. This past January Nowkhah and Mel Kiper Jr. debuted ESPN Radio’s weekly Dari and Mel Show (Saturday’s 8 a.m. – noon ET).

“I’m a college sports junkie and to be a host on a network devoted entirely to college sports, well, that’s just a dream come true,” said Nowkhah of his new position.

“We are ecstatic to have Dari joining the ESPNU family,” said Dan Steir, ESPNU senior coordinating producer. “His knowledge and passion for college sports, combined with his ability to engage viewers are going to be a great addition to the network”.

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ESPN 3D to Televise Tennis for First Time with Wimbledon

ESPN 3D will televise tennis matches for the first time during the upcoming Wimbledon tournament, with the semifinals of the men’s draw and and the finals of both the men’s and women’s draws airing on the network that premiered in 2010. The four matches will be played July 1 to 4.

“ESPN 3D continues to provide fans the best in sports and adding coverage from Wimbledon is another example of a marquee event on our network,” said Bryan Burns, vice president, strategic business planning. “ESPN 3D has shown several championships over the course of its’ first year and we are pleased to enter our second year of programming with this outstanding tennis event.”