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Text Football: Reporters Exchange Messages On ESPN The Mag Goff-Mahomes Cover Stories

Seth Wickersham and Tim Keown exchange text messages about their respective cover stories featured in the latest dual-cover issue of…
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Ninja breaks through for historic ESPN The Magazine cover

How does working with a gamer differ from working with a mainstream athlete? ESPN The Magazine's answer regarding cover subject…
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“I didn’t write about this in the story, but I found it on a wall in the locker room of his former high school”

Seth Wickersham takes readers inside his ESPN The Magazine cover story on OBJ.
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“To do justice to Bailey’s story, I had to enter his life”

Senior writer Tim Keown provides insight into his ESPN The Magazine feature that explains how invested a high school football…

“Bill Belichick never taught me how to do the Obi-Wan lightsaber flourish from Revenge of the Sith”

ESPN The Magazine's David Fleming reflects on profiling a champion of one of #TheOcho's showcased sports: lightsaber dueling.
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How does ESPN The Magazine decide who makes The BODY Issue?

Two key people in the process explain the BODY concept, anticipate the archive of 10 years of photos, more.
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“[Fans said] what happened at Auburn shouldn’t have and the truth needed to be told”

ESPN The Magazine's Tom Junod discusses profiling Auburn's controversial softball program - and the reaction to his reporting.
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“My legs felt like jelly . . . which is probably appropriate, considering the subject”

Writer Baxter Holmes explains how his saga about the NBA's obsession with PB&J sandwiches landed ESPN an "Oscar of the…
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ESPN’s “Journalism Showcase” – April 13, 2018

ESPN writer Sam Alipour's "worst-case scenario" re: interviewing NFL Draft prospect Josh Rosen: ". . . maybe I get in…
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ESPN’s “Journalism Showcase” – January 26, 2018

How did The Undefeated and ESPN The Magazine collaborate on the Mag's "State Of The Black Athlete" issue?

ESPN’s “Journalism Showcase” – December 15, 2017

Some stadium walkways resemble high-fashion runways. Learn how ESPN The Magazine photographed athletes who sport the latest looks on their…
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Inside The Magazine’s CFB Preview feature, the Fan Happiness Index

How happy are college football fans with their favorite squads? ESPN's Fan Happiness Index has the answers and we tell…
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Rivera explains how ESPN’s Béisbol Experience, featuring Latino perspectives on MLB life, blossomed

What does it mean to be a Latino player today in MLB? ESPN's "Beisbol Experience" helps provide answers; inside the…
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Eye-popping iPhone 7 Plus images: How The Mag shot BODY Issue cover subject Baez

Photographer Dylan Coulter shot the Javier Baez cover for ESPN The Magazine's BODY issue using an iPhone7 Plus - inside…
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A-List screenwriters collaborate with ESPN The Magazine for Golden State Warriors “movie”

The latest issue of ESPN the Magazine takes a different approach to telling the story of the Golden State Warriors,…