CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. A vocal Maryland alum and rabid fan who frequently references the Terps on TV, Van Pelt with move the show to the same studio that hosts "PTI," another D.C.-flavored ESPN show, featuring former Washington Post stars Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser. WVU -3.5 vs. Kansas State GT +20 vs. Notre Dame Penn State +11.5 vs. OSU Illinois +7 vs. Purdue Air Force +13.5 vs. Boise State UVA +7 vs. UNC#SVP #SportsCenter #CFBPicks — Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) October 30, 2020 And everyone was powerless to deal with the guy. See our Privacy Policy and Third Party Partners to learn more about the use of data and your rights. Maryland superfan Scott Van Pelt will be right at home when he debuts a new era of his show from right outside his hometown in Washington D.C. Monday night. Cause it’s home.”. “I’ve said a million times, we’re all from somewhere. ... Only the far back … To his credit, Van Pelt didn’t hide from the MMA Twitter mob, which, at least in some cases, made some good points that at least seemed to get Van Pelt thinking – and even agreeing in some cases. When he pitched the idea to Erik Rdyholm, the executive producer of a number of ESPN shows, including DC-based Pardon The Interruption, at last summer’s ESPY Awards, though, he was pleasantly surprised when his idea wasn’t met with pushback. American Express I never imagined that there would be a path back there because I work at ESPN and I’m content here.” Van Pelt insisted that the essence of his show would not change despite the move, though he did allow that some changes will occur. It’s the Terps. By clicking “I agree” below, you consent to the use by us and our third-party partners of cookies and data gathered from your use of our platforms. It was always some rhyme about beating North Carolina or NC State or whatever. Discover, MasterCard, Visa “They’re not in Bristol a lot. Your email address will not be published. Free bet amount is not included in any returns or winnings. “I told [Terps football coach Michael Locksley] this when I was on his show back in the spring, like if you’re from here and you tell someone about the DMV and what it is, they get it. John Lucas went number one in the draft - he's got to be on there. Eligibility restrictions apply. “Long after I’m not the guy from ESPN, I will always be the guy from Maryland. It’s just where I’m from. Former electric athlete Will Likely joins us as he recalls his favorite memories as a Terp. Arizona Cardinals +3.5 vs. Seattle Seahawks. Van Pelt left the DC area 25 years ago to be part of Golf Channel’s launch and has not returned permanently since, though he does vacation on the Delaware shore. OLB coach Brawley Evans keeping Maryland in the mix for this west coast target. See our, Read a limited number of articles each month, You consent to the use of cookies and tracking by us and third parties to provide you with personalized ads, Unlimited access to on any device, Unlimited access to all Washington Post apps, No on-site advertising or third-party ad tracking. The midnight edition SportsCenter host recently explained on the University of Maryland Athletics’ Hear The Turtle podcast that the reason why he moved the show from ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. to D.C, a transition that was announced in January, was simple. SBJ's story:, Just cause... #FridayFeeling, How will SVP's show reflect its new home: "I’m reaching out to Trouble Funk. I want to be able to come back from commercial and have Go-Go music playing. Gambling problem? And on the other side of that Kansas had been beaten by Northern Iowa. Just in terms of physical makeup, ability, competitiveness, it was, you know, I think I told this story on there with Rece [Davis]. Maybe we can carve out 15 minutes with players of that ilk. “I’m trying to figure out how we can get a Go-Go version of the ‘SportsCenter’ theme. I was there that night. I love Greivis Vasquez forever. Home’s home, man. His career ended with him absolutely - you know that John Snow picture holding the sword - Greivis was holding the sword and he knocked a lot of Spartans out on the way, but in the end they got him. And then the kid (Lucius) hit a shot and the thing about that shot was it ended the game, it ended Maryland's season and it ended Greivis Vasquez's Maryland career. That’s what we figured out,” he said. They were just getting a run in. Scott Van Pelt Makes Big ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ Move Official ESPN. Details on how to watch and listen to the Terps' home opener, Maryland will travel to Clemson for this year's ACC/Big Ten challenge, Locksley works the transfer portal again to solidify a key position of need, Sophomore quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa listed as the Week Two starter. Raised a D.C. sports fan, Van Pelt, 54, has been Maryland’s biggest backer in Bristol over the years. I want to say the last six shots Greivis took, he made. I want to have that in the bag of tricks. The show will mostly look the same, but as always, expect Van Pelt to find ways to pay homage to D.C. area with local references and shoutouts. Van Pelt first pitched the idea of a D.C. homecoming in May 2019 after talking to “PTI” executive producer Erik Rydholm at the 2019 Sports Emmy Awards in New York. Maybe we can carve out 15 minutes with players of that ilk. “. Free bet is also not redeemable for cash, non-transferable, and non-refundable. The chance to be face-to-face with those athletes might happen more.” Van Pelt is looking into another change that would put a proper DC stamp on his show. “We used to play [pickup] in the Armory to 11 and it was by 1s and it was straight or it was [win] by 2 depending [on the game[, but if you’re playing 11 straight and Len’s team was down by one, he was going to score, he was going to block a shot at the other end and he was going to go down and score again. It was hot as hell. Walt Williams saved Maryland basketball, but Walt probably doesn't make it because I have to put Buck Williams on there. It’s the Terps. First bet matched up to $200. Van Pelt, who grew up in nearby Montgomery County, Md., will host the show from the same studio that houses “PTI.” The show will continue to be produced from ESPN’s Bristol HQ, though a handful of staffers will relocate to DC. “What I'm most excited about is to be able to come on the air in a way that will say to people from here, that I'm back here," he said. I said when Michigan State and Korey Lucious hit a shot at the buzzer to beat Maryland [in 2010]. I'm looking for a pen! You also agree to our Terms of Service. “From the idea to the end, it’s amazing how straight of a line it’s been,” Van Pelt said. He was such a badass. It would be January and a blast of heat would hit you when you walked in. He co-anchored the 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter on ESPN, served as the co-host of SVP & Russillo alongside Ryen Russillo on ESPN Radio, and hosts various golf events for the network. I’m trying to figure out how we can get a Go-Go version of the ‘SportsCenter’ theme...That will say to anyone who understands that we’re back in the District.”, Always proud to be a Terp, and this is why. The new European data protection law requires us to inform you of the following before you use our website: We use cookies and other technologies to customize your experience, perform analytics and deliver personalized advertising on our sites, apps and newsletters and across the Internet based on your interests. 4 Digit Card Verification Number on the front of card.