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MULTIMEDIA COVERAGE FROM ESPN.COM GIVES WEB AND WIRELESS USERS COMPLETE ANYTIME ACCESS TO 2003 NFL DRAFT

APRIL 23, 2003

ESPNMotion to bring high-quality video to fans as part of ESPN.com DraftCast

It's NFL Draft time, and ESPN.com and ESPN Wireless will again provide fans with complete multimedia coverage from the first to the final pick of the 2003 NFL Draft on April 26-27 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ESPN.com coverage originates in its DraftCentral section, including DraftCast - which for the first time will include high-quality ESPNMotion video of draft prospects. Additional coverage features include audio roundtable discussions, on-site reporting, live chats and more.

Coverage includes:
  • ESPNMotion - ESPN.com's innovative video technology will - for the first time - allow fans to view high-quality video of draft prospects and selections online;
  • ESPN.com DraftCast -The interactive application features pick-by-pick updates from DraftTracker, a live poll integrated with ESPN's telecast and insight from ESPN's analysts;
  • ESPN.com audio roundtable - Hosted by ESPN's Andrea Kremer and scheduled to include NFL players Corey Chavous, Simeon Rice and Bill Romanowski, the chat will take part live from the offices of ESPN The Magazine in New York. The roundtable group will also make appearances throughout ESPN's televised coverage of the draft;
  • ESPN.com DraftTracker - ESPN.com's real-time pick-by-pick coverage of the 2003 Draft, which is categorized by round, players, teams, schools and positions;
  • ESPN.com Interactive Chat - A chat session with ESPN.com analyst and former New Orleans Saints General Manager Randy Mueller;
  • On-Site reports from MSG - Clayton and Pasquarelli will be on-site at Madison Square Garden, filing reports on all the developments throughout the Draft;
  • ESPN Wireless: ESPN will again provide wireless customers with the ability to follow the draft from wherever they happen to be - tracking picks by player, team, school or position and receiving NFL Draft Alerts on their phones.

Fans can already find Draft coverage - including commentary, predictions and analysis leading up to the Draft by ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli and John Clayton, as well as ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. - on ESPN.com at DraftCentral

Visit ESPN.com's DraftCentral section at http://sports.espn.go.com/nfldraft/index For ESPN Wireless NFL Draft alerts and more, log onto http://espn.go.com/wireless/s/index.html