2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Tired of basketball, hockey, and baseball? Probably not. But if so, there is another sporting event on ESPN tonight that you really you check out. Spelling!
It’s Memorial Day week and time for the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Yesterday 278 spellers started competing to out spell each other in hopes of becoming the 2012 National Spelling Bee champ. Today 50 contestants have moved on to the semi-final rounds. Tune in now (10am ET) to ESPN2 to catch the semi-final action. And tune in tonight to ESPN at 8PM to catch the final round.
This ESPN’s 19th straight year of televising the Spelling Bee. Who will you see covering the event? ESPN SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele. Samantha Steele, a college sports reporter for ESPN and the Longhorn Network, will make her Spelling Bee television debut as a reporter as well.