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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 10, 2016, file photo, United States's Nate Ebner, front left, is tackled by Brazil's Stefano Giantorno, left back, during the men's rugby sevens match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At right, in a Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots defensive back Nate Ebner (43) run onto the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Glendale, Ariz. The quest for gold and America's insatiable appetite for reality television are merging this summer with an Olympic scouting camp that will ultimately be packaged as a one-episode reality show. Patriots special teamer Nate Ebner is one of three players to wear NFL uniforms who went on to earn a spot on the U.S. rugby team in the reintroduction of that sport to the Olympics last year. (AP Photo/File)
May 31, 2017 - 3:59 pm
DENVER (AP) — America's got talent, and the leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee are turning on the TV cameras to find it. The quest for gold and America's insatiable appetite for reality television are merging this summer with an Olympic scouting camp that will ultimately be packaged as a one-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2013, file photo, ESPN College GameDay host Lee Corso, center, wears an Oregon Duck mascot head as he makes his prediction of an Oregon win over Washington in an NCAA college football game, during College GameDay's broadcast from Red Square on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. At left is co-host Chris Fowler, and at right is co-host Kirk Herbstreit. ESPN has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with Lee Corso, the 81-year-old star of "College GameDay." Corso joined ESPN in 1987 and has been part of the popular college football Saturday pregame show ever since. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
May 31, 2017 - 1:51 pm
ESPN has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with Lee Corso, the 81-year-old star of "College GameDay." Corso joined ESPN in 1987 and has been part of the popular college football Saturday pregame show ever since. His head-gear game predictions, off-the-cuff analysis and signature line — "Not...
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A technician checks on one the dozens of television cameras used for during the broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Indianapolis. ABC and the Indy 500 have had a relationship lasting more than 50 years, back to the days of Wide World of Sports. It's become a proving ground for new technology and broadcast ideas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 27, 2017 - 3:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It began with a simple, black-and-white highlights show on the venerable "Wide World of Sports," grew into a proving ground for broadcast innovations, and is now one of the longest-running relationships between a sports event and television network. ABC and the Indianapolis 500...
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May 25, 2017 - 7:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeffrey Dean Morgan, one of the stars of the hit TV show "The Walking Dead," will drive the pace car Sunday for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Morgan shot to stardom with a recurring role on ABC's show "Grey's Anatomy," and has appeared on shows ranging from "...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings, left, and April Ross, right, celebrate winning a point during a women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match against Australia, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach volleyball attract new fans and hold onto the ones who watch during the Summer Games only to drift away until the next Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
May 19, 2017 - 2:28 pm
Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings, left, and April Ross, right, celebrate winning a point during a women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match against Australia, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach volleyball attract new fans and hold onto the ones who watch during the Summer Games only to drift away until the next Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
May 19, 2017 - 12:33 pm
Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach...
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May 19, 2017 - 12:28 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Fox Sports will use an on-air team comprised entirely of active NASCAR drivers to call the June 10 Xfinity Series race at Pocono. Fox Sports believes it will be the first time a nationally televised live sporting event will feature an complete on-air team of athletes actively...
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Holly Rowe stands on the court at Madison Square Garden in New York before a WNBA basketball game between the New York Liberty and the Minnesota Lynx, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Rowe was back on the sidelines for her first WNBA game of the season Thursday night. Dashing for interviews with coaches between quarters or talking to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who attend the game, Rowe was in her element. It was a welcome reprieve for her from her bout with melanoma which has recurred and spread. Earlier in the day, ESPN announced that it had re-signed Rowe to a multiyear contract extension. She was worried she be one of the people ESPN let go last month. (AP Photo/Doug Feinberg)
May 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Between dashing for interviews with coaches and chatting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Holly Rowe was back in her element Thursday night. It was a welcome respite for ESPN's veteran sideline reporter nearly two years after her initial cancer diagnosis. ESPN has ensured Rowe a...
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Holly Rowe stands on the court at Madison Square Garden in New York before a WNBA basketball game between the New York Liberty and the Minnesota Lynx, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Rowe was back on the sidelines for her first WNBA game of the season Thursday night. Dashing for interviews with coaches between quarters or talking to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who attend the game, Rowe was in her element. It was a welcome reprieve for her from her bout with melanoma which has recurred and spread. Earlier in the day, ESPN announced that it had re-signed Rowe to a multiyear contract extension. She was worried she be one of the people ESPN let go last month. (AP Photo/Doug Feinberg)
May 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Between dashing for interviews with coaches and chatting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Holly Rowe was back in her element Thursday night. It was a welcome respite for ESPN's veteran sideline reporter nearly two years after her initial cancer diagnosis. ESPN has ensured Rowe a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings, left, and April Ross, right, celebrate winning a point during a women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match against Australia, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach volleyball attract new fans and hold onto the ones who watch during the Summer Games only to drift away until the next Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
May 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach...
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