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Olympics – 1984 Sarajevo – ESPN Coverage With David Sullivan – Part 2


In 1984, ESPN had moved from a fledgling sports and entertainment network into a maturing competitor to NBC, CBS and ABC sports….although only in their 5th year of existence…..as this video provides evidence of their emergence as a significant player in the television sports arena.  Sportscaster David Sullivan was ESPN’s lead commentator for the results in the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics….as he brings athlete personal profiles of USA ski jumper Jeff Hastings and USA pairs figure skaters Kitty and Peter Caruthers…..along with results of many of the winter sports competed for at Sarajevo. 

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