One Great Season is marking its one-year anniversary this week with interviews of several sports media personalities. Today's subject is Ryan Burr, who anchors "SportsCenter" and other shows on ESPN, and hosted the network's in-studio preview show before LeBron James' "The Decision" on July 8. Feel free to suggest future interviews by clicking here.
By JOHN P. WISE
One Great Season
One Great Season: You were part of ESPN's studio pre-show for "The Decision." What was your reaction when your superiors told you earlier that week that you'd be hosting that studio show?
Ryan Burr: Obviously I was excited, first and foremost. Whether I agreed with LeBron having a one-hour show for himself or not, I knew there would be a lot of eyeballs on that show. Just like a player who wants to play in the big game, as an anchor, my goal is to be in the biggest spots that are out there, and as far as I knew, that was going to be the biggest of my career so far.