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ESPN History

#TBT: As ESPN Celebrates 40 Years, Cliff Drysdale’s 40th Anniversary Approaches

ESPN's longest-serving commentator, covering US Open this week, reflects on joining the Bristol, Conn., startup decades ago.

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Building A City Within The City: Here’s A Portion Of What It Takes To Produce ESPN’s US Open Coverage

ESPN serves aces, in part, thanks to the ESPN ACES system and other innovative technology described in this pictorial.

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From Wimbledon, Tom Rinaldi Discusses How He Gets Winners To Explain What They’re Feeling

"Keep the questions open, simple and direct. And listen to the answer."

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What’s it like to be a “rookie” helping produce ESPN’s extensive coverage of The Championships, Wimbledon?

"I’d compare the early rounds to March Madness if all the games were played at the same venue.”

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Tennis

P-Mac’s Glad Tennis Is Quicker With Shot Clock

“Imagine getting ready to start an NFL game, a tee time at the Masters, or a World Cup soccer game,…

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ESPN+

ESPN+ Makes ESPN’s Biggest Production Bigger

NEW YORK — ESPN has a long history of setting high goals and achieving them, with a laundry list of…

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ESPN History

“Cable Is Fine, But It’s Never Really Going To Amount To A Hill Of Beans”

Once again covering the US Open for ESPN, Cliff Drysdale recalls dealing with a skeptic about cable sports TV's future…

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Tennis

What do you get with 5K tennis balls, 232 racquets & 7 nets? Serena & Roger!

For ESPN's US Open promo, artist Jessie Bearden produced major masterpieces in tribute to tennis greats; here's how she did…

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For Wimbledon encores on ABC, it’s a matter of good timing

ESPN in London, ABC in New York work to present Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Championships coverage in weekend afternoon time slots.…

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“We knew we were right in the middle of history and we could see no end in sight”

Hannah Storm revisits anchoring ESPN coverage of the Wimbledon 2010 marathon Isner-Mahut match that spanned three days. ESPN2 re-airs the…

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Watch This

#TBT: ESPN2’s 2008 Australian Open Marathon

Ten years ago, ESPN2 telecast 14 hours, 43 minutes of the 2008 Australian Open - delivering marathon live coverage to…

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Behind The Scenes

String music: ESPN’s US Open tennis promos feature duo Black Violin

Black Violin duo Wil B. and Kev Marcus provide the soundtrack to ESPN's US Open promos. Seem familiar? It's not…

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Captured on Campus

Behind the scenes of ESPN’s “first-to-last-ball” coverage of Wimbledon

As you enjoy "Breakfast at Wimbledon" coverage this weekend, go behind the scenes of ESPN's coverage with an insider's access.

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Behind The Scenes

Summer Reading Series: Chris McKendry

Host Chris McKendry, covering Wimbledon this week and next, shares what she reads to unwind after long hours on the…

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Behind The Scenes

Into the net: With limited access to Wimbledon grounds in the ’90s, ESPN producers and Robin Roberts improvised

Shooting on a golf course, speeding through London and even "breaking" rules helped ESPN cover Wimbledon with Robin Roberts in…

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