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ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Sports media assets include ESPN on ABC, six domestic cable television networks (ESPN, launched in 1979; ESPN2; ESPN Classic; ESPNEWS; ESPN Deportes; ESPNU), ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD (high-definition simulcast services of ESPN and ESPN2, respectively), ESPN Regional Television, ESPN International (31 international networks and syndication).

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MADDEN NFL 18 ESPORTS ARE COMING TO DISNEY XD AND ESPN

TechCrunch | January 26, 2018

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With the Super Bowl just a few weeks away, the world of football has some relatively unexpected news. Madden NFL, one of the most popular gaming titles in the world, is going even more mainstream. ESPN2 and Disney XD will broadcast Madden e-sports tournaments thanks to a new dealinked by EA, Disney, and the NFL. Madden NFL 18 is one of the top ten best-selling games in the last 12 months, and the franchise has sold well over 100 million copies since its inception in 1988. Thanks to a deal with t...

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DISNEY JUST RELEASED DETAILS ABOUT ESPN PLUS, ITS NEW $4.99 STREAMING VIDEO SERVICE

Mashable | February 09, 2018

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The 2018 Super Bowl has finally passed, but sports fans may still have something to look forward to later this year.On an earnings call Tuesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger provided more details about ESPN's upcoming streaming video service, ESPN Plus. Disney first announced the service back in August 2017, but few specifics about the platform have emerged since., ESPN Plus will become available this spring, for $4.99 per month. It will be accessed within ESPN's existing free app....

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ESPN UPS JAMES PITARO TO PRESIDENT & CO-CHAIR DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS

Deadline | March 05, 2018

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Pitaro, who has served as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media since 2016, will report directly to Robert A. Iger, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. His appointment is effective immediately. New leadership for Disney’s consumer products and interactive businesses will be named at a later date.Pitaro replaces John Skipper who resigned as president of ESPN and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks in December, citing his substance abuse...

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CAN A NEW PRESIDENT AND STREAMING SERVICE HELP ESPN WIN AGAIN?

Variety | March 27, 2018

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A nor’easter has descended on ESPN headquarters one wintry day in March, and the outside world in Bristol, Conn., is still trying to dig itself out from under the snowstorm just hours prior. Nearly a foot of snow has fallen in some parts of the state, complicating commutes for the local workforce. But business continues apace at the 123-acre campus of the self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports.” Heated tiles embedded in one of the bigger plazas have melted away the wet stu...

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MADDEN NFL 18 ESPORTS ARE COMING TO DISNEY XD AND ESPN

TechCrunch | January 26, 2018

With the Super Bowl just a few weeks away, the world of football has some relatively unexpected news. Madden NFL, one of the most popular gaming titles in the world, is going even more mainstream. ESPN2 and Disney XD will broadcast Madden e-sports tournaments thanks to a new dealinked by EA, Disney, and the NFL. Madden NFL 18 is one of the top ten best-selling games in the last 12 months, and the franchise has sold well over 100 million copies since its inception in 1988. Thanks to a deal with t...

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DISNEY JUST RELEASED DETAILS ABOUT ESPN PLUS, ITS NEW $4.99 STREAMING VIDEO SERVICE

Mashable | February 09, 2018

The 2018 Super Bowl has finally passed, but sports fans may still have something to look forward to later this year.On an earnings call Tuesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger provided more details about ESPN's upcoming streaming video service, ESPN Plus. Disney first announced the service back in August 2017, but few specifics about the platform have emerged since., ESPN Plus will become available this spring, for $4.99 per month. It will be accessed within ESPN's existing free app....

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ESPN UPS JAMES PITARO TO PRESIDENT & CO-CHAIR DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS

Deadline | March 05, 2018

Pitaro, who has served as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media since 2016, will report directly to Robert A. Iger, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. His appointment is effective immediately. New leadership for Disney’s consumer products and interactive businesses will be named at a later date.Pitaro replaces John Skipper who resigned as president of ESPN and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks in December, citing his substance abuse...

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CAN A NEW PRESIDENT AND STREAMING SERVICE HELP ESPN WIN AGAIN?

Variety | March 27, 2018

A nor’easter has descended on ESPN headquarters one wintry day in March, and the outside world in Bristol, Conn., is still trying to dig itself out from under the snowstorm just hours prior. Nearly a foot of snow has fallen in some parts of the state, complicating commutes for the local workforce. But business continues apace at the 123-acre campus of the self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports.” Heated tiles embedded in one of the bigger plazas have melted away the wet stu...

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