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Three Things To Know About The Making Of “ESPN Cover Story: Jonquel Jones”

Features writer Katie Barnes talks about showcasing the reigning WNBA MVP's personal journey to becoming the face of the league

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16 Star Athletes, Seven Families Represented In ESPN.com’s “Sports Legacies Title IX Created”

Generations of female athletes tell their stories in a 5500-word multimedia project written by ESPN.com's Elaine Teng and produced by…

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Three Things to Know About the Making of “ESPN Cover Story: Oklahoma Softball”

"I hope that readers get a sense for how much work and talent are a part of Oklahoma's winning formula…

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Three Things to Know About the Making of “ESPN Cover Story: Coach K” Debuting Today

Senior writer Wright Thompson on Duke's Mike Krzyzewski: “I hope people see him as a human being and not some…

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Three Things to Know About the Making of “ESPN Cover Story: Trae Young”

"He’s the face of a franchise, an all-star with postseason success, and yet, he still feels like an open question.…

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Three Things to Know About the Making of ESPN Cover Story: Francis Ngannou

Writer Tim Keown on UFC Heavyweight Champion Ngannou's saga: "He began working in a sand mine at nine years old…

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ESPN’s Emily Kaplan Takes Readers Inside Her Auston Matthews Cover Story

"The sacrifices Auston's parents made and the support they gave their son to help see him succeed really resonated with…

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ESPN Cover Story Spotlights Layshia Clarendon, The WNBA’s Most Influential Player

Reporter Katie Barnes talks about profiling the Lynx star who is the WNBA's first openly nonbinary and transgender athlete

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ESPN Cover Story Visits HS Hoops Phenom Azzi Fudd’s Home Court

ESPN.com reporter Katie Barnes observed COVID-19 guidelines while being granted unique access for their profile of UCONN women's basketball recruit

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‘In the case of Stefon Diggs, he’s an athlete who is clearly having a moment’

Stefon Diggs is spurring the Buffalo Bills' charge to Super Bowl contention; Stacey Pressman explains why he's the subject of…

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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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