ESPN, in other words, is not headquartered in New York, Washington or L.A.
According to today's New York Times, Connecticut has been extremely good for ESPN: the network has received about $260 million in state tax breaks and credits over the past 12 years, the newspaper reported.
As you can expect, ESPN is a major player in Connecticut politics and wields influence in that state's legislature, as well. Without giving you the punchline -- you have to read the story to get that -- it's clear that the Connecticut-ESPN marriage is one that's not likely to end anytime soon.
-- Phillip Tutor