Week in review

The NFL and NFLPA apparently will keep fans in suspense about when a labor agreement will be reached.

While they’re still huddling, we learned the folks behind the latest Hank Williams Jr. Monday Night Football campaign are ready to run some plays.

With Front Row this week, you also:

*Experienced Japan’s thrilling Women’s World Cup Final victory over Team USA with thousands at espnW’s Times Square viewing party;

*Learned how SportsCenter and Make A Wish combined to make an eight-year-old leukemia patient’s surfing dreams come true;

*Discovered how our Talent Producers are planning to coordinate 24 “Car Wash” visits from SEC and Pac-12 football coaches next week.

Elsewhere in the media universe:

John Skipper, ESPN’s Executive Vice President, Content, gave Variety his thoughts on whether a Super Bowl will ever be seen on cable;

ESPN revealed its new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ talent moves;

And our friends at the Disney Parks blog reveal the future of ESPN The Weekend.

Keep it tuned to Front Row to preview Carl Edwards’ plans preparing for the Brickyard 400, learn how a couple of All-Stars helped shape ESPN The Magazine’s Revenge Of The Jocks issue, and discover how ESPN captures X Games color in and around Los Angeles.

Until then, why not experience a few minutes on top of the world with ESPN executive Leo McLean again, as featured on Front Row on Monday?


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