Dan Quinn

Recently, at a big divisional meeting, was surprised to see my name atop a list recognizing ESPNers who’ve been here 20 years. Whew!. … been a good run so far, enjoying and/or surviving Super Bowl weeks, championship boxing matches, World Series and NHL games, and touring guests and media through on-site production trucks…. Perks of working on SportsCenter -- not just ESPN’s “flagship news and information” program, but what could be considered America’s sports news and information program -- has let me meet some celebs taping those great “This is SportsCenter” promos, including Sean Payton and Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees of my Saints… More importantly, in promoting our Emmy Award-winning story telling and news breaking operation, I’ve been privy to the heart and soul of SportsCenter, Outside the Lines -- the incredibly hard-working folks who make those show must-watch TV for sports fans. Off the books it’s music, sports and beer (maybe not in that order) and packaging them together for vacations (preferably in warm weather),

Bengals-Broncos’ OT conclusion caps MNF campaign of close climaxes

The 2015 finale of Monday Night Football provided another fantastic finish, in keeping with the close calls evident all season.
Behind The Scenes

Weekend double duty for Sal Pal means long days and nights

No stranger to the New Jersey Turnpike, SportsCenter's Sal Paolantonio travelled from Philadelphia to New Jersey over the weekend for…
Behind The Scenes

Aided by Luke Skywalker, ESPN produces a ‘Star Wars’ project that’s a labor of love

To mount “the ultimate sports-related 'Star Wars' piece to help promote 'The Force Awakens,'" veteran ESPN producers and film fans…
Captured on Campus

Czarniak interviews W’s Green for SC in Indy

Tuesday’s 6 p.m. ET SportsCenter will originate from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis where the Golden State Warriors will…
Captured on Campus

Maryland honors ESPN’s Kurkjian, Ward

ESPN employees and University of Maryland grads Tim Kurkjian (’78) and Pam Ward (’84) were recognized as the 2015 Distinguished…
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Ramona Shelburne goes to Melbourne for Rousey Down Under

espnW reporter Ramona Shelburne and SportsCenter producer Andrea Pelkey are in Australia for this weekend's Ronda Rousey UFC match.
Captured on Campus

Veterans Day coverage at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

Those who began work at 5 a.m. MT on today’s live Colorado Springs, Colo., coverage of ESPN’s week-long Veterans Day…

SportsCenter spans MSG to #SuplexCity to cover League of Legends, SummerSlam

For SummerSlam, WWE star Brock Lesnar promises to bring the pain on SportsCenter and ESPN's Will Reeve ventures into the…

Relief anchor Mayne closes out show for struggling teammate Everett

When a rough night in the studio for Neil Everett turned into too much for his "managers" to bear, relief…

SportsCenter road trip wraps up after cross-country college cavalcade

The ambitious and revealing 2015 “SportsCenter on the Road” College Football Bus Tour concluded Friday - some photographic memories from…

From Rice to Rece, SportsCenter college football bus tour gallops along

Borrowing liberally from Grantland Rice, ESPN's Rece Davis and his SportsCenter Bus Tour posse mounted up during their stop at…

#ThingsShorterThanARouseyFight: Only this story took more than 130 seconds

Ronda Rousey's last four fights have lasted a grand total of 130 seconds. Steve Martinez of ESPN’s Stats & Information…

“Double-Double” for SC: Neil & Stan re-up as L.A. anchors

Contract extensions will ensure that the L.A.-based SportsCenter team of Neil Everett and Stan Verrett will remain with ESPN for the…
Captured on Campus

SportsCenter on the Road from Saratoga Race Course

The five-week SportsCenter on the Road Summer Series concluded Saturday with a three-hour, two-location show. The 9 a.m.–noon program on…
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With word that “Sharknado 3” stars are present, sharks invade SportsNation

With SportsNation stars celebrating their upcoming cameos in "Sharknado 3" premiering tonight, sharks invaded the set of today’s edition of…