Disney and Turner Sign Epic NBA Deal

    Today the NBA has reached new, nine-year deals with The Walt Disney Company, which owns ABC and ESPN, and Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting. The new contracts run from the start of the 2016-2017 season through the 2024-2025 season. ABC will also remain the exclusive home of the NBA Finals. ABC/ESPN and Turner will broadcast more […]

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    ABC & ESPN Release the 2013-14 NBA Broadcast Schedule

    ESPN’s multiplatform coverage of the 2013-14 NBA season will include 90 games, highlighted by 15 exclusive ABC broadcasts and 75 national ESPN telecasts. The schedule will begin with a star-studded doubleheader on Friday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. ET when the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat – led by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade – […]

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    Ricardo La Volpe Joins ESPN Deportes

    The former coach of the Mexican National Team, Ricardo La Volpe joins ESPN Deportes and the Futbol Picante team of expert analysts. La Volpe is set to make his debut on the show this Sunday, July 28 at 6 p.m. ET. “We are very excited with the hiring of La Volpe,” said Armando Benitez, Senior […]

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    ESPN to Present all 52 Matches of 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup

    The ESPN networks will present all 52 matches of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup from Turkey — June 21 – July 13 – with 21 games on ESPNU including the quarterfinals and semifinals, and the final live from Istanbul on ESPN. All games will also be available live and on replay on computers, smartphones […]

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    NFL Star Drew Brees Kicks Off Passing Academy & 7on7 Tournament Next Month at Disney World

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ first football academy arrives at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex next month. The prestigious three-day academy is open to all skill levels but is expected to attract some of the most highly-ranked high school football players in America from June 27-30. Some of the […]

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    ESPN To Carry 70 College Baseball Tournament Games

    ESPN will continue its extensive coverage of the 2013 college baseball season – including more than 200 regular-season games – with 70 conference tournament contests from Sunday, May 21 to Sunday, May 26. ESPN platforms will carry 12 conference title games with each winner receiving an automatic bid into the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. […]

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    ESPN Wins Exclusive U.S. Open Tennis Rights

    May 16 (Reuters) – Walt Disney’s ESPN sports juggernaut said it signed an 11-year contract to exclusively show all rounds of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on its channels in North and South America, giving it coverage of the sport’s four major tournaments. The new rights for full U.S. Open coverage take effect starting in 2015, […]

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    ESPN Announces 2013 College Football Bowl Lineup

    ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, has determined the date, time and network for each the company’s seven owned and operated bowl games for the upcoming season. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl will kick off the bowl season on Saturday, Dec. 21, and will conclude with the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday, Jan. […]

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    runDisney’s Dopey Challenge!

    It’s only 48.6 miles of fun! Are you ready for the ultimate endurance challenge? Then take part in four days of fun for a total of 48.6 miles in the all-new Dopey Challenge! Participants will run the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon, and if you complete all four races within the pacing requirements you […]

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    ESPN and Full Sail University’s Sports Lab

    ESPN and Full Sail University, an award-winning entertainment and media institution based in Winter Park, Fla., recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Full Sail University Sports Lab Powered by ESPN on the school’s campus, while embarking on their third year of partnership initiatives in 2013. As part of the anniversary celebration, the team unveiled the […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Marvel on Ice? Spears-Gomez Duet? Opa!

    Eleven years ago today, Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris opened. It is dedicated to show business and themed after movies, production, and behind-the-scenes. In 2011, the park hosted approximately 4.7 million guests, making it the second-most visited amusement park in Europe and the 20th-most visited theme park in the world, but it has the lowest attendance figures […]

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    Florida A&M & Mississippi Valley State to Play Disney’s MEAC/SWAC Challenge

    The 2013 MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge Presented by Disney will feature the Florida A&M University Rattlers of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) against the Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) in a gridiron battle at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 1. The yearly event, which features teams from […]