ESPN set up camp in New Orleans this week to cover Super Bowl XLVII, providing more than 120 hours of television and radio programming out of the French Quarter.
It takes a lot of hardworking people to make it all happen. In the video above, meet some ESPN staffers and hear what they are doing to make ESPN the destination for Super Bowl news and information.
ICYMI: Highlights from the past week on Front Row
• Earlier this week, Mike and Mike in the Morning cohost Mike Greenberg announced his first novel, “All You Could Ask For,” will be released by William Morrow on April 2nd. Greenberg also revealed that 100 percent of the author’s proceeds will go directly to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
• Staff from ESPN’s operation and production units talked about the adjustments they made in New Orleans to inclement weather.
• While on campus, new Cleveland Indians skipper and former ESPN baseball analyst Terry Francona couldn’t pass up the chance to give his Sunday Night Baseball successor John Kruk a few light-hearted tips for his first year in the booth.
• ESPN commentators offered their predictions for Super Bowl XLVII. Of the 35 ESPN commentator picks, 21 chose the San Francisco 49ers, while 14 selected the Baltimore Ravens as the anticipated winner.
Row of Four
Our favorites from across ESPN over the past week
• Numbers Never Lie: Ray Lewis In The Super Bowl
•From Rick Reilly: A call Kaepernick should make
• From Grantland’s Bill Barnwell: Super Bowl Preview
• Enjoy an array of photos in this gallery ESPN Images.
Video produced by Tonya Malinowski