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Snapshots

  1. Over the Shoulder Monitor

    Snapshot Title: Over the Shoulder Monitor
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    The monitor seen over the shoulder of the talent on single talent shots.



  2. Fiber Optic Floor

    Snapshot Title: Fiber Optic Floor
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Built into the floor were thousands of strands of fiber optic light cables that project patterns on the floor, like the SportsCenter logo.



  3. Talent Marks

    Snapshot Title: Talent Marks
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Marks on the floor where talent would stand.



  4. Talent Marks

    Snapshot Title: Talent Marks
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Marks on the floor where talent would stand.



  5. Side Set

    Snapshot Title: Side Set
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Very rarely used, this was a side set for a single analyst/anchor.



  6. Stand-Up Area

    Snapshot Title: Stand-Up Area
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    When the desk is wheeled out of the way to the side, anchors would often do "stand-ups" here like lead-ins to features or special segments.



  7. Debate Desk

    Snapshot Title: Debate Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    A side set where analysts, sports figures and celebrities would come in and be interviewed by the hosts. Many a famous person have sat in those chairs.



  8. Jib Camera

    Snapshot Title: Jib Camera
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    All of those high-angle sweeping shots were shot with this camera rig. One of the most used cameras on the set.



  9. The Tower

    Snapshot Title: The Tower
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Giant projectors feed this two story video tower featuring 4 total video screens.



  10. Touchscreen

    Snapshot Title: Touchscreen
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    From the Draft to Brackets to everything inbetween, SportsCenter's touchscreen segments were done on this state of the art 82" touchscreen monitor.



  11. Teleprompter

    Snapshot Title: Teleprompter
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Stay classy San Diego.



  12. Research Area

    Snapshot Title: Research Area
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Wonder where all those last minute facts, figures and interesting tidbits come from? Here sit some of the most knowledgable people in sports, ESPN's SportsCenter researchers.



  13. Update/SC Minute Desk

    Snapshot Title: Update/SC Minute Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Not commonly used, but occasionally there would be SC minutes/teases for the next show taped from this desk.



  14. Anchor Desk

    Snapshot Title: Anchor Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Here sit two SportsCenter anchors, arguably at the center of the sports world.