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John Buccigross serves as a SportsCenter and ESPNEWS anchor and occasionally hosts ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. He
joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in October 1996, prior to the launch of the 24-hour sports news network that
November.

Buccigross was the primary host of NHL 2Night, ESPN2’s 30-minute program dedicated to hockey highlights
and news from 1998 – 2004. Since 2001, he has also been a weekly ESPN.com columnist. Prior to joining ESPN, Buccigross had been at WPRI-TV in Providence, R.I., since December 1994. He started as the station’s weekend sports anchor, and later became weekday anchor. Before WPRI, Buccigross worked at a local news network, Cape 11 News, in
Massachusetts from August 1989 to December 1994.

Buccigross, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., received a communications/theater arts degree from Heidelberg College in 1988.



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