ESPN has gone from gearing up for March Madness to featuring marble racing. As the coronavirus shuts down Broadway, bars, bowling alleys and more, consider the predicament of cable giant ESPN: The self-proclaimed "worldwide leader in sports" is now operating in a world where there are nearly no live sports. "We have the rights obviously to [broadcast] the NBA, NFL rights, Major League Baseball rights. We have some digital NHL rights. We have soccer leagues from all over the world," says ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, host of shows Outside the Lines and E:60. "There's not much that ESPN doesn't show. ... It's a lot of stuff which, of course, now is not going to be taking place." During the great lockdown of 2020, many millions of Americans would like nothing...
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Historic Games, Documentaries And ... Marble Races: ESPN Without Live Sports