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All Those Cameras, Yet Where's The Ball?

"The network will employ 20 cameras, including two super slo-mos and a blimp camera. Its all-axis technology will provide a virtual replay that will enable game analysts to use graphic telestrations to highlight the locations and movements of the players to help explain plays in more detail." Jack Bell previewed ESPN's extensive camera technology for the MLS Cup final, making it all the more baffling that the game was so poorly shot, with play often too distant and the ball frequently out of the viewer's vision.

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