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How Does ESPN’s Cover Story Team Adjust Its Storytelling Techniques Amidst A Pandemic?

Accounting for COVID-19's protocols was just one big factor in documenting LaMelo Ball's journey to the NBA Draft, SVP Alison…

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1998: The Year Of MJ’s ‘Last Dance,’ ESPN was innovating and forecasting

Prepare to watch the concluding episodes of The Last Dance on Sunday with this snapshot of ESPN milestones in 1998,…

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Maria Taylor’s Six-Month Journey with Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu Gets Much Different Cover Story Ending than Expected

Six months of reporting took an unexpected turn after the COVID-19 outbreak, but Taylor made adjustments to her profile of…

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“The combination of his hoop, rap and neighborhood truly tells his story.”

Marc J. Spears profiles NBA star Damian Lillard - who also is an acclaimed rapper dedicated to his Oakland, Calif.…

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IT’S BEEN A BLAST! ESPN The Magazine’s Final Print Issue Boasts Fun Reflections, Timeless Storytelling, Classic BODY Issue Models

Executive editor Scott Burton reflects on the Mag staff's favorite stories and why BODY still moves readers.

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“My reaction was like a high-pitched, high-speed underwater version of the Ray Lewis dance.”

ESPN The Magazine senior writer David Fleming shares his summer vacation adventure swimming with Indian Ocean sharks, "the second-craziest day…

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Casting A Real Life Dawg Pound: 5 Unknown Facts About Baker Mayfield’s 18-Dog ESPN The Mag Cover Shoot

The Cleveland Browns star QB walks the dogs for the Football Issue on newsstands Aug. 16; here's how the concept…

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Journalistically Sound: ESPN Recognized Far and Wide for Outstanding, Impactful Work

APSE, Investigative Reporters & Editors award ESPN storytelling; multiple nominations announced for upcoming Dan Jenkins Awards.

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Father’s Day a regular occurrence at ESPN for the Wulfs

Writer and editor Steve Wulf and his daughter Eve, an ESPN Films production assistant, continue to bond through sports.

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“When I received the photo assets from the Ertz shoot, showing that she had kicked the ball into the lens of the camera, I knew we had something special.”

Go inside the making of ESPN The Magazine's World Football "motion cover" session - and the smashing results courtesy of…

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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…

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“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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