Ball State Sports Link, the nation’s first fully immersive academic track in sports production, has announced its 2023 Spring Semester broadcasts for ESPN as part of its partnership with Ball State Athletics.
The students in Sports Link will fill the entire production crew with students in 100 percent of the positions, including talent. The broadcasts, subject to change, are available via ESPN+ or ESPN 3.
Sports Link connects Ball State audiences with the athletics community, delivering exclusive content on far-reaching platforms to showcase the unique moments of Cardinals teams and characters. By doing so, Sports Link strives to enhance the publicity of and showcase accomplishments of all Ball State student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and within the surrounding community.
This unique partnership, envied by athletics departments across the country, offers skills and applications using digital technology to create sports content for distribution across multiple platforms. Emphasis is given to live event production to ESPN platforms and storytelling.
For more information on how to join the program, visit the admissions tab. If you are high school or transfer student interested in shadowing a production, please know space is limited. Please contact the Department of Media at Ball State in advance.