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ESPN commentators gather for summit in Bristol

In a wide-ranging, two-hour meeting with over 450 of the company’s forward-facing talent, ESPN President John Skipper made it crystal…
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In special OTL report, daughter of former NFL star Mel Farr reveals her father had Stage 3 CTE

Former Detroit Lions star Mel Farr had Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of his death in…
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Legendary ABC Sports Commentator and Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

Longtime ABC Sports commentator and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Frank Gifford passed away today in Connecticut at the…
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UPDATED – The perfect one: “Malaquias4394” entry remains unblemished

Unknown (so far) but legendary, the bracket from "Malaquias4394" is a site to behold - see it in this look…
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ESPN has televised the Top 20 most-viewed programs in cable TV history

ESPN has televised the Top 3, and four of the Top 9, most-watched programs in cable history over the past…
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OTL delves further into sexual violence on nation’s campuses

A reporter and a producer from an OTL and espnW presentation about sexual assaults on college campuses offer insight into…
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Ace anchor Jay Harris wins a car with hole-in-one

SportsCenter anchor Jay Harris recorded his first hole in one on Tuesday, winning the golfer a new car during Mike…
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New ‘Sports Business Journal’ reader survey cites ESPN as industry leader in several categories

[box color=black size=small align=right] ESPN-related highlights of SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Sports network with the highest production values: ESPN 28.9% Fox…
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ESPN’s coverage of Monday’s big day of breaking news serves viewers with huge team effort

[box color=blue size=small align=left] Ratings for ESPN’s Monday coverage of MLB suspensions • Monday’s 6 p.m. ET SportsCenter doubled the average…
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Today at 3 p.m. ET on OTL: Updates on Kolton Houston’s NCAA reinstatement, A-Rod’s plight with the Yankees

Editor’s note: The Outside The Lines feature above on Kolton Houston’s battle to regain NCAA eligibility originally aired May 12,…
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Stats gurus talk about the influence of new ESPN contributor Nate Silver, author and founder of FiveThirtyEight

There are stories to be told everywhere in the world of sports, particularly in the myriad numbers created by our…
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Keith Olbermann’s first SportsCenter producer, Norby Williamson, reflects on then and now

[doptg id=”70″] ESPN Executive Vice President, Programming Norby Williamson will play a key role in Keith Olbermann’s new chapter at…
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UPDATED, Sunday 3/3/13: #MagicMillion: ESPN’s Magic Johnson offers $1 million to the winner of next year’s dunk contest

UPDATE, Sunday 3/3/13 1:25 p.m. ET. On Sunday’s edition of KIA NBA Countdown on ABC, Magic Johnson expanded upon Friday…
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ESPN’s newest Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductees, Bill Parcells and Cris Carter, lauded by John Skipper, Chris Berman, Tom Jackson and Keyshawn Johnson

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee met today in New Orleans to vote on the 17 finalists who…
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Friends, former colleagues and fans remember Rick Majerus

Known for his remarkable coaching career and unique personality, Rick Majerus was also a member of the ESPN family during…