ESPN Magazine Essay

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ESPN Magazine

ESPN is a company for sports lovers, like me. It is a large company that that debuts sporting events, live interviews, and sport chats all. It broadcasts its show on TV, on air, and even in a magazine. ESPN stands for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. “ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen, and Aeta insurance agent Ed Eagan. ESPN was first launched on September 7, 1979 in Connecticut,” (Wikipedia). ESPN owns a show called Sports Center which also gives the company much popularity. ESPN also owns many channels including ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN Films, ESPN University, and even channels in other countries.

“ESPN The Magazine is a biweekly sports magazine published by the ESPN sports network in Bristol, Connecticut in the United States. The first issue was published on March 11, 1998,” (Wikipedia). The magazine is filled with many different articles mainly on sports, and big named athletes. People buy this magazine to get the inside scoop on their favorite athletes and sports. There are also pages with statistics showing which teams are better in these sports. ESPN is owned by two companies. Eighty percent goes to The Walt Disney Company, and twenty percent goes to The Hearst Corporation.

There is only one version of ESPN The Magazine. It is a large magazine that is bigger than your normal sized magazines. ESPN is written across the front-top of the magazine in a bright red color, making it very noticeable. On the inside, there are quite of few advertisements of cars, clothes, and even accessories. Some advertisements may take up both pages to really catch your eye. The pictures of sports the magazine has, are very big and sharp. Some of the pictures take both sides of the magazine helping you get a great image. My personal favorites are the ones showing the football fields because the images are very sharp. The pictures are so sharp, you can even see the individuals that are in the crowd from far distances. The colors that are used really compliment each other well and really catch your eye on their articles and statistic pages.

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