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Scores, highlights, interviews, facts, trivia, and plays of the day you guessed right it's "SportsCenter" on ESPN.
Brian-27221 August 2001
This sports news show has now been going for over two decades, and shows no signs of slowing down "SportsCenter" seems to be staying for good. You name it when you want to know anything about sports of any type tune to this day or night. I know ESPN reruns enough of these shows over and over during the mornings and during the day, but hey this is the networks bread and butter, so a viewer has a chance to catch something if they miss it right off. The reporters and anchors are some of the best and most knowledgeable in the business that is well evidenced in Chris Berman, Charlie Steiner, and Brian Kenny. Some of the female anchors are colorful and talented you can notice that so well in Robin Roberts and Linda Cohn. So if your a sports buff making "SportsCenter" apart of your week is a must.
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FOLLOW ME! FOLLOW ME TO FREEDOM!
booj628 October 2002
Let's face it; SportsCenter is one of the greatest shows of all time, and also has the greatest long-running series of commercials EVER. En Fuego, as it were. What clever people over there in Bristol. Dan Patrick, Boomer, Stu Scott, Kenny Mayne...what more can you say? One of my favorites is the old school no- nonsense Bob Ley. Charley Steiner's also great, and willing to do anything in the commercials. Ley and Chris Berman led the way in the early going, and then Dan Patrick and Keith Olbermann brought the show onto another level.

(Olbermann leaving the Big Show was about as stupid as Shelley Long leaving "Cheers.") The show has changed the way athletes view themselves always looking for a way to get into the highlight reel. And it has changed the way that other networks broadcast sports and show highlights. And think of the catch phrases: put the biscuit in the basket, as cool as the other side of the pillow, he could...go...all...the...way, you can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him, show them what they've won: a National League baseball game. All the great ones. Boo-Yah!
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Better before the internet
wappfalls514 March 2002
Sportscenter's usefulness has gone with the appearance of the internet. As a result, the anchors, most of whom are horribly unfunny and annoying (are you listening Stuart Scott?) have had to resort to cheap gimmicks to attract viewers, rather than actually have any real sports reporting. So now, the show is for people who have no real knowledge of what sports is all about. Instead, it is for people who think sports is all about dunking, showboating, and classlessness. Oh yeah, and plenty of Michael and Tiger. I really love knowing that Tiger came in 23rd, 12 strokes behind, rather than getting any real clips of the WINNER.
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The standard in sports reporting.
Kelvin7 December 1998
ESPN's SportsCenter has now been on the air for 20 years and in those 20 years, it has become the standard by which all other sports news programs are measured. From the creative, entertaining way that highlights from the day's sports events are portrayed to the informative features on all of the major American sports (baseball, football, hockey, basketball, etc.), SportsCenter keeps its viewers up to date with everything that is happening in the world of sports. All the personalities appear to be knowledgable on all types of sports which is important to this type of program and SportsCenter has launched the careers of several of its anchors, most notably Craig Kilborn and Keith Olbermann. (Dan Patrick has been long rumored to also be leaving to pursue other options.) Regardless, though, of who are sitting in the anchors' chairs, SportsCenter provides an informative and entertaining hour of sports news that has made SportsCenter the longest running series in television history, with well over 20,000 episodes at the time I wrote this review.
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If you want sports scores and highlights accept no substitute
Maniac-99 February 1999
It is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, fun, and intelligent sports highlight show out there. SportsCenter currently has three great anchors in Dan Patrick, Kenny Mayne, and Stuart Scott. The list of people who have done it in the past is beyond exceptional. Some of them are Keith Olbermann, Craig Kilborn, Chris Berman, Robin Roberts, Mike Tirico, and others.
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10/10
The mother of all sports highlight shows still rules.
justin-fencsak18 July 2010
When I first watched Sportscenter on ESPN in the 90's, I got hooked on the highlights, not to mention the interviews with sports stars and celebrities and stories behind the athletes as well as live look-ins on games. I also liked the music and the fast pace of the show. Not to mention the "This is Sportscenter" commercials. To this day, in the age of Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook, I still watch Sportscenter to see what I have been missing. Watching the HD highlights are pretty cool. Recently, Sportscenter became a live marathon for several hours from 9-3p.m., although they play the same highlights over and over again. Not to mention the annoying Bottomline ticker.
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Perfect way to catch up with the scores
CmHowell997 May 2003
I watch this show every morning it shows highlights of games and scores one time the New York Knicks won to the Philadelphia 76ers 114-112. Another time the San Diego Chargers won to the Arizona Cardinals 23-15. Or another time the San Diego Padres won to the San Francisco Giants 9-4. Another time the Lakers won to the Los Angeles Clippers 102-85. Or another time The Kansas City Chiefs won to the Oakland Raiders 20-10. Worth seeing if you like sports.
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The only place for sports news
nirvanarulz8228 September 2003
I have always, and always will love, Sportscenter. The Big Show. It is the only show where you can be completely informed on almost all goings on in the major (and minor) sports, and have a least a few laugh out loud chuckles. I love the catch phrases by anchors such as Stuart Scott, Dan Patrick, and Kenny Mayne. And Mayne is so deadpan. It's hilarious. The intro is really awesome as well... "Sportscenter: NOW" Dan dan da, dan dan da.
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