Bob Ley boils down the essence of “Outside The Lines.”
“Let’s go commit some journalism,” Ley said.
There isn’t another show on sports television — and few others in television, period — that can match ESPN’s crown jewel when it comes to committing quality journalism on a regular basis. “Outside the Lines,” also known as OTL, will celebrate its 25th anniversary Tuesday with a one-hour special on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET.
Ley, who was the anchor for the first OTL on May 7, 1990, admits the landmark anniversary caught him by surprise.
“A bunch of us were sitting around and we went, ‘Holy crap, we’ve been doing this for 25 years,’” Ley said. “They cleared out an hour in primetime for us to do a show. Read more