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August 14, 2014

SEC Network Launches Tonight

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Time flies when you’re building a network from scratch. It seems like just yesterday ESPN and the Southeastern Conference officials gathered in Atlanta to announce plans to launch SEC Network, a new television channel and accompanying digital platform that will provide SEC content 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
March 17, 2014

ESPN's 'Sport Science' and 'Nightline' Team Up on the Sidelines

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo leads his team into the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship on Thursday as the East Region’s No. 4 seed. His Spartans will meet No. 13-seed Delaware in Spokane, Washington, to begin their quest to reach the Final Four. What kind of stress does a coach like Izzo endure during a game? ESPN’s "Sport Science" and ABC’s "Nightline" asked that question and worked together – with Izzo’s cooperation – to get answers.
December 26, 2013

All-New 'SportsCenter' App Scores with Sports Fans and Users

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Just last month, the ESPN Digital Media team launched an all-new "SportsCenter" app for both iOS and Android smartphones.
April 10, 2013

Employee Profile: Basketball Analyst and Bristol Native Malcolm Huckaby's Journey to ESPN

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPN employs more than 1,000 public facing commentators, analysts, hosts and writers. They hail from all over the planet, and they’ve taken diverse paths to the worldwide leader in sports.
Topics: ESPN
January 23, 2013

ESPN Leaders Share 'New Year's Resolutions' for 2013

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPN Front Row recently asked content executives throughout ESPN to look ahead to 2013 as well as review 2012. The Forward/Rewind snapshots showcase highlights of ESPN’s recent sports coverage, provide insights into future plans, and glimpses of the camaraderie and teamwork involved.
Topics: ESPN