The Last Dance concludes with Episodes 9 and 10 airing Sunday, May 17 beginning at 9 ET on ESPN (TV-MA) and ESPN2 (TV-14-L).
The documentary series covers Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ quest for a sixth NBA Championship in 1998, the season that Coach Phil Jackson referred to as “The Last Dance.”
In the spirit of 1998, The Undefeated takes fans back to that year with the newly launched website “The Culture.”
Here’s what else ESPN was up to in 1998:
Jan. 15, 1998: ESPN and ABC Sports announce agreement for exclusive and complete coverage of soccer’s Women’s World Cup ’99 to be held in the U.S.
Feb. 27: ESPN debuts SkyCam (NHL, Florida at Detroit)
March 23: ESPN The Magazine debuts.
March 31: Debut of ESPN Radio’s MLB coverage (Cleveland at Seattle). Charlie Steiner and Kevin Kennedy provided the play-by-play and color commentary, respectively. Three eventual Baseball Hall Of Famers played for Seattle in the game: Ken Griffey Jr., Edgar Martinez and Randy Johnson.
Summer: ESPN/ESPN2/ABC Sports provides exclusive and complete coverage of the 1998 World Cup Soccer Tournament.