Remote Control

On the immense power of ESPN.

  1. Part 1: The Mechanics of Influence

    How ESPN dictates the college football schedule.

  2. Part 2: Anytime, Anywhere

    How ESPN turned Louisville into a powerhouse.

  3. Part 3: Protecting the Empire

    How ESPN, which earns more than four times what any other cable channel does in subscriber fees, fights in Washington to preserve its “beautiful business model.”