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  1. New 'Madden' includes NFL Sunday Ticket

    Jon Robinson

    Are you a football fan on the fence about whether or not to buy the latest version of "Madden" when it hits stores on Aug. 27? Might be time to jump off that fence. EA Sports will be selling "Madden NFL 25: Anniversary Edition" exclusively thro...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. Mike Vick talks video game legacy, new app

    Jon Robinson

    Mike Vick is the single most dominant video game character of the past decade, and to millions of gamers growing up Xbox, the Eagles quarterback is like playing with a cheat code behind center. These days, though, Vick is dominating a different ge...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  3. Fast 5: Coolest cheat codes in sports games

    Jon Robinson

    From big heads to evil clowns, sports games back in the day offered some crazy cheats. Here are our favorites. Play as the president: "NBA Jam" broke new ground with codes to play as politicians such as President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Fast 5: Sports games in need of a comeback

    Jon Robinson

    Do today's sports games feel stale to you? If only we had some of these titles to help spice things back up. NFL 2K: EA's exclusive NFL license is about to run out. Competition fuels innovation. Bring back NFL 2K! MVP Baseball: "The Show" remai...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. 'Madden NFL 25' lets ball carriers run free

    Jon Robinson

    Marshawn Lynch stiff arms Clay Matthews in the grill, jerking the defender's head back violently and knocking him to the ground. Lynch has transformed into full beast mode, trucking his way over the linebacker, spinning out of the corner's weak arm t...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. New tech makes NFL players faster, smarter

    Igor Guryashkin

    This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 29 NFL draft preview issue. SUBSCRIBE TODAY In the weeks leading to February's NFL combine, the draft hopefuls at the IMG Academy sweated through an intense battery of drills and workouts. But they m...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  7. Denard Robinson relishes 'NCAA 14' cover

    Jon Robinson

    When Denard Robinson won the "NCAA Football 14" cover vote, he realized almost immediately that one of the biggest perks is getting the chance to meet with the EA Sports developers, including the guys who determine the player ratings for "Madden NFL ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  8. The 'Madden' NFL Dream Team

    Jon Robinson

    Note: This article originally published on March 12, 2012. To vote for the "Madden NFL 25" cover, please click here. Michael Vick is to "Madden" what Bo Jackson is to "Tecmo Bowl." A level of domination so extreme, so in-your-face, that you can...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  9. 'Madden 25' cover vote: Round 2 outlook

    Jon Robinson

    The first round of the "Madden NFL 25" cover vote was less about suspense and more about out-and-out slaughter, emphasized by matchups in which the favorite received more than 90 percent of the vote (I'm looking at you, Joe Montana and Jake Delhomme)...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  10. Predicting the 'Madden NFL 25' cover vote

    Jon Robinson

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of "Madden," this year's official cover vote pits 32 legends and 32 current NFL superstars against each other, as fans click for their favorite players from past and present to represent football gamers worldwide on ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  11. 'Madden NFL 25' cover vote play-in begins

    Jon Robinson

    With the full lineup of "Madden NFL 25" cover vote participants set to be revealed next week, EA Sports and ESPN announced today the first two legends facing off for the chance to enter the official tournament: Jerry Rice and Cris Carter. In this ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. Will the 49ers have a tech advantage?

    Katie Linendoll

    All week, experts have been breaking down the Super Bowl to the point that every position and statistical category has been discussed by every talking head 10 times over -- wide receivers vs. cornerbacks, offensive line vs. defensive line and, of cou...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  13. 'League of Legends' mimics regular sports

    Jon Robinson

    Teams competing with millions of dollars at stake. Season, playoffs and championship rounds featuring the best of the best in heated tournaments until a winner is crowned. And viewership that trumps the NHL. Forget any type of athletics you're thi...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  14. 'Madden NFL 13' simulates the Super Bowl

    Playbook Tech

    The biggest and most-watched game in all of sports will live up to its billing this Sunday, at least according to the "Madden NFL 13" computers: It takes a last-minute field goal to decide the winner in the yearly "Madden 13" Super Bowl simulation. ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  15. Inside Twitter, sports digital locker room

    Katie Linendoll

    Editor's note: This is the extended version of a story that appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 4 Perfect Issue. Subscribe today! It's not every day an athlete can tell the NFL off, not get fined and become an overnight social-media success story....

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  16. Ray Lewis has huge Klout in social media

    Katie Linendoll

    This is the first in a series of collaborations between Klout and ESPN to highlight athletes with surprising social media influence. Check out the Feb. 4 issue of ESPN The Magazine as well as the Playbook Tech blog for additional content driven by Kl...

    Blog | January 19, 2013