The new SportsCenter set is going to be ridiculously massive
We spend a lot of time chronicling the facility improvements college football programs across the nation are installing thanks in large part to the deluge of television money that has infiltrated the game in recent years. Just in the last two weeks, Michigan State has announced a $20 million facelift to Spartan Stadium and Texas A&M heralded a nearly half-billion dollar makeover to Kyle Field.
While ESPN is providing showers of green on campuses across the country, they've saved more than a little bit of that cash for themselves. The latest example came Tuesday, when the Worldwide Leader unveiled plans for Digital Center 2, a 193,000-square foot, four-studios-in-one new home for SportsCenter, at a cost of $125 million.
This is what we thought the TV would look like in the future back in 1985.