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Journalism Showcase

Journalism Showcase: ‘Earnhardt is gone. But his impact on racing safety will never die.’

In new E60 documentary, 20 years after Dale Earnhardt’s death, ESPN’s Ryan McGee explores late NASCAR star’s legacy

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Journalism Showcase

ESPN’s “Journalism Showcase” – February 17, 2017

Two features - one on SportsCenter and another in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine - highlight the comeback…

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New to Twitter, @DaleJr visits ESPN and rides Daytona win to half a million followers

[doptg id=”263″] Hours after winning his second career Daytona 500 on Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated a second milestone: He…

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NASCAR legend Richard Petty recalls how American auto racing, ESPN have grown together

Three years B.E. (Before ESPN) – this week in 1976 at Daytona – Richard Petty was involved in one of…

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SportsCenter

Austin Dillon, Daytona 500 pole winner, navigates ESPN’s “Car Wash”

During one segment of SportsCenter anchor Lindsay Czarniak’s interview with NASCAR driver Austin Dillon on Tuesday, ESPN cameras captured a…

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Behind The Scenes

Daytona 500 champ Jimmie Johnson on being Bob Dylan, ESPN’s Greatest Athlete and his ‘Harlem Shake’

In late January, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson walked the streets of New York for an ESPN The Magazine “Music Issue”…

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Tweetback: Daytona 500 goes to JJ; College hoops getting wacky; Oscars and ESPN

Front Row knows you have better things to do all weekend than check your social media feeds, so we do…

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Behind The Scenes

ESPN’s eye-catching NASCAR video segments transform ‘arts and crafts’ into ‘lasers and tasers’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR fans have seen the videos on ESPN: drivers in their firesuits, moving and looking at…

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Behind The Scenes

How ESPN’s production crews negotiated Daytona’s twists and turns

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first rainout in the history of the Daytona 500 created hardships for thousands of race…

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Behind The Scenes

Briscoe guides you through a typical week of NASCAR Countdown(Part 2)

Editor’s Note: ESPN’s NASCAR race coverage begins with the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway today. The NASCAR…

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Behind The Scenes

Briscoe guides you through a typical week of NASCAR Countdown (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: ESPN’s NASCAR coverage begins with the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 25.…

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Behind The Scenes

NASCAR Now goes on the road for Daytona 500 coverage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For most of its 40-week season, ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now originates…

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Behind The Scenes

Driving reasons for Danica coverage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick has been an international sports star since the day in 2005 when she became…

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Behind The Scenes

Celebrating 5th anniversary of return of ESPN’s live NASCAR race coverage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Five years ago, live NASCAR racing returned to ESPN for the first time in six years…

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