Seasons 1
First Episode "Mary Pat Shelby"
Last Episode "Mary Pat Shelby"
Played By Ray Wise
Profession Sports Agent
Affiliation Christian Patrick
Gender Male

Evans is a minor character in the first season of Sports Night. He is played by guest star Ray Wise and only appears in "Mary Pat Shelby". He is a sports agent and represents football player Christian Patrick, who is infamous for sexually assaulting a woman named Mary Pat Shelby.


Season 1Edit

Evans and his partner Burke arrange for their client Christian Patrick to be interviewed on Sports Night. They stipulate that he cannot be asked about the sexual assault at the last minute after the show has been promoted. Natalie Hurley visits him at his home stadium to conduct a pre-interview. When he thinks they are alone in the locker room he makes sexual advances and grabs her wrist. The incident was witnessed and reported. Executive Producer Dana Whitaker negotiates with Burke and Evans to conceal the incident in exchange for a more probing interview. After some debate the Sports Night team decline to interview him despite the additional concessions. Natalie eventually comes forward and presses charges against him.[1]


Season one appearances
"Pilot" "The Apology" "The Hungry and the Hunted" "Intellectual Property" "Mary Pat Shelby"
"The Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail" "Dear Louise" "Thespis" "The Quality of Mercy at 29K" "Shoe Money Tonight"
"The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee" "Smoky" "Small Town" "Rebecca" "Dana and the Deep Blue Sea"
"Sally" "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" "The Sword of Orion" "Eli's Coming" "Ordnance Tactics"
"Ten Wickets" "Napoleon's Battle Plan" "What Kind of Day Has it Been?"