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ESPN is an American basic cable sports channel owned by ESPN Inc., owned jointly by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%). The company was founded in 1979 by Bill Rasmussen along with his son Scott Rasmussen and Ed Egan.

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ESPN Orders Tom Brady Docuseries Following Success of 'The Last Dance' [Video]

ESPN Orders Tom Brady Docuseries Following Success of 'The Last Dance'

According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' the upcoming project will be called 'Man in the Arena'.

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John Krasinski's "Some Good News" Headed to ViacomCBS, Tom Brady Docuseries Coming to ESPN & More | THR News [Video]

John Krasinski's "Some Good News" Headed to ViacomCBS, Tom Brady Docuseries Coming to ESPN & More | THR News

John Krasinski's "Some Good News" is leaving YouTube and headed to ViacomCBS., a Tom Brady docuseries will follow 'The Last Dance' at ESPN and Lori Loughlin and her husband agree to plead guilty in the..

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ESPN to air new Lance Armstrong documentary [Video]

ESPN to air new Lance Armstrong documentary

“I’m not going to lie to you,” Lance Armstrong says in ESPN’s new documentary LANCE. “I’m going to tell you my truth.” It will always take a leap of faith for anyone to believe a man..

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Michael Jordan Gets Questioned On His Leadership [Video]

Michael Jordan Gets Questioned On His Leadership

ESPN released a documentary, “The Last Dance,” highlighting Michael Jordan’s career. Jordan is known as one of the greatest players in the NBA, competing for 15 seasons and winning six..

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Michael Jordan addresses his tough reputation in 'The Last Dance' [Video]

Michael Jordan addresses his tough reputation in 'The Last Dance'

In the latest two episodes of ESPN's docuseries, the NBA legend discussed his winning mentality and competitiveness.

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Disney Loses $1.4 Billion From COVID-19 Closures [Video]

Disney Loses $1.4 Billion From COVID-19 Closures

According to Reuters Walt Disney Co. is taking a big financial hit due to coronavirus. So far, they have lost $1.4 billion dollars, mostly since closing their global theme parks in March. They've also..

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COVID-19 Will Cost the Sports Industry $12 Billion, Study Says [Video]

COVID-19 Will Cost the Sports Industry $12 Billion, Study Says

An analysis given to ESPN adds that hundreds of thousands of jobs will be displaced. Should the pandemic cancel NFL and college football schedules this fall.

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UFC to Return May 9th in Florida [Video]

UFC to Return May 9th in Florida

The UFC plans to hold three events within an eight-day period in Florida, Dana White told ESPN on Friday

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Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports [Video]

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next Friday but does not mean resumption of the suspended season is imminent, according to reports

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Heisman winner selected first in virtual NFL draft [Video]

Heisman winner selected first in virtual NFL draft

This year's Heisman Trophy winner 23-year-old quarterback Joe Burrow was the first pick of the NFL draft on Thursday, held virtually for the first time ever. Gloria Tso reports.

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'Hunger Games' Prequel in the Works, 'Venom' Sequel Gets Official Title & More | THR News [Video]

'Hunger Games' Prequel in the Works, 'Venom' Sequel Gets Official Title & More | THR News

A 'Hunger Games' prequel movie is in the works, the title of the 'Venom' sequel is revealed, the Michael Jordan doc draws big ratings for ESPN and HBO Max has a launch date.

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Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' Is the Most-Watched Documentary on ESPN | THR News [Video]

Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' Is the Most-Watched Documentary on ESPN | THR News

The debut of the 10-hour series is the most-watched ESPN documentary ever.

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Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown [Video]

Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown

Esports has moved in to fill the gap that live event sports has left, helping both sports networks and video game companies in the process. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Lance Armstrong documentary on ESPN ends with moral contrast to his son, martyr-like speech

ESPN's two-part "30-for-30" film about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong finishes with details of his downfall.
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Roy Halladay's drug addiction exposed in ESPN documentary 'Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story'

ESPN documentary "Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story" describes Halladay's drug addiction that few knew about before he died in a plane crash in 2017.
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Ex-NBA player, ESPN analyst Stephen Jackson remembers 'twin' George Floyd on social media

Former NBA player and current ESPN analyst Stephen Jackson grew up with George Floyd and remembered his "twin" on social media.
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Lance Armstrong says in film that stepfather 'beat the (expletive) out of me'

Part 1 of ESPN 30 for 30 film about Lance Armstrong delves into the corporal punishment the controversial cyclist received.
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Lance Armstrong ESPN documentary details forgery, grudges and 10,000 lies

Lance Armstrong saga still fascinates and is why ESPN is airing a new film about him. "He's likeable ... but he also did horrible things to people."
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Lance Armstrong apparently not in love with ESPN documentary in which he stars

The former cyclist gave the filmmaker generous access for two-part film on ESPN about his rise and fall. Although, he isn't totally in love with it.
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70% of NBA players want to finish season

70% of nba players want to finish season
The National Basketball Players Association has informally polled players to gauge their appetite for resuming a season halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, US media reported Tuesday. ESPN was among..
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How ESPN could shake up its 'Monday Night Football' broadcast booth heading into 2020

ESPN needs a new 'Monday Night Football' broadcast booth. Here's a collection of play-by-play options, color commentary candidates and wild cards.
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Coronavirus stimulus payments, UFC on ESPN+ 29, Los Angeles-area beaches: 5 things to know Wednesday

Deadline to request direct deposit for coronavirus stimulus payments, LA-area beaches to reopen and more things to start your Wednesday.
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Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland out at 'Monday Night Football', per reports

Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland, part of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" broadcast team the past two seasons, won't return, according to reports.
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ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay, recovered from COVID-19, opens up about 'dark place'

Speaking for first time publicly since his COVID-19 diagnosis, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay opened up about 'dark place' and eagerness to see kids.
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Korea Baseball Organization will have curious MLB fans watching as regular season begins

The Korea Baseball Organization, which starts play May 5, will have games televised live on ESPN. Here are some players and story lines to watch.
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ESPN apologizes for graphic in Tee Higgins' NFL draft bio, will rethink airing tragic facts in future

After controversy over an NFL draft graphic about Tee Higgins, ESPN says it will "self-scout" airing tragic or traumatic player facts in the future.
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ESPN analyst Jay Bilas says Michael Jordan isn't the GOAT — in college, that is. It's Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- and not Michael Jordan --- is hands down the best NCAA player in history.
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Warriors' Draymond Green criticizes Michael Jordan in defense of Scottie Pippen

Draymond Green defended Scottie Pippen's actions during the 1997-98 season after watching ESPN's documentary The Last Dance.
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'The Last Dance' frenzy: Twitter goes nuts for Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan documentary premiere on ESPN

Twitter went nuts for the premiere of "The Last Dance," the ESPN documentary series about the dominance of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
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Snoop Dogg, DeAndre Hopkins, Lil Yachty among celebs, NFL stars in ESPN Madden NFL 20 tournament

The Madden NFL 20 celebrity tournament is star-studded with Snoop Dogg, DeAndre Hopkins, Lil Yachty, Pat McAfee, Melvin Gordon and more taking part.
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ESPN asking its top talent to take 15% pay cuts amid COVID-19 pandemic

ESPN asked its 100 highest paid commentators, including most of its top talent, to take voluntary 15% pay cuts over the next three months.
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Dodgers batboy for Kirk Gibson's 'impossible' 1988 World Series home run: 'I still get chills'

Baseball fans can relive Kirk Gibson's home run from Game 1 of the 1988 World Series on Tuesday night (ESPN). An anonymous batboy played a huge role.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce draft selections from his New York home

NFL commissioner to reveal selections on broadcast that will be simulcast on ESPN and NFL Network while also serving as a fundraiser for coronavirus.
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ESPN will premiere Michael Jordan documentary in April

espn will premiere michael jordan documentary in april
With no live sports on its schedule for the foreseeable future, ESPN is answering the call from basketball fans — and sports fans — amid the coronavirus pandemic. After weeks of social media users..
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ESPN moves up release for 'The Last Dance' documentary on Michael Jordan, 1990s Bulls

The much-anticipated Michael Jordan/Chicago Bulls documentary "The Last Dance" will premiere April 19 instead of June.
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NBA notebook: Play likely to resume without fans

nba notebook: play likely to resume without fans
If the NBA regular season resumes, it is almost "100 percent" the games will be played without fans present, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Friday. ......
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NBA to cut salaries of top executives by 20% due to coronavirus outbreak

nba to cut salaries of top executives by 20% due to coronavirus outbreak
The NBA has decided to reduce the salaries of the league’s top 100 earning executives amid the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The impacted executives..
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Real Madrid pause Paul Pogba and Lautaro Martinez transfer plans amid financial uncertainty

real madrid pause paul pogba and lautaro martinez transfer plans amid financial uncertainty
Spanish football has been suspended indefinitely while the country wrestles with the second-worst outbreak in Europe, behind Italy. And ESPN sources have said that any moves to strengthen the Real..
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NBA reportedly won’t commit to paying players beyond April 1

nba reportedly won’t commit to paying players beyond april 1
NBA players will get their paychecks as scheduled on April 1, but the fate of salaries beyond that date is unclear, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday night. Read More ......
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ESPN's Scott Van Pelt talks anchoring 'SportsCenter' without sports: 'People feel robbed'

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt said 'people feel robbed of something they care about' in response to sports being shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas: Time to 'postpone the NCAA tournament or cancel it altogether'

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas says the NCAA should "postpone the NCAA tournament or cancel it altogether."
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NBA mulls games without fans over virus fears: report

nba mulls games without fans over virus fears: report
Los Angeles: The NBA has reportedly told teams to look into strategies on how to play games without fans in the arena amid concerns over the new coronavirus outbreak. As fears grow over the spread of..
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Former NHL player Matthew Barnaby arrested for misdemeanor assault, public intoxication

Former NHL player and ESPN hockey analyst Matthew Barnaby was arrested Thursday morning on misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and assault.
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Former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry tweets photo before surgery to remove brain tumor

Former ESPN reporter and current Fox News contributor Britt McHenry, 33, was scheduled to have brain surgery Wednesday for a "golf ball-sized tumor."
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James Harden responds to Giannis Antetokuonmpo's passing joke: 'I wish I could ... just run and dunk'

James Harden, in an exclusive interview with ESPN, said reigning MVP Giannis Antetokuonmpo's run and dunk style "take no skill at all."
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Salisbury University baseball slugger Justin Meekins' head shot makes viral impression

Salisbury University baseball player Justin Meekins has made his way to ESPN and MLB.com with his senior year photo shot.
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Mark Cuban thankful he did not buy MLB team as he criticizes sport: 'Baseball is a mess'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweeted a link to Rob Manfred's recent ESPN interview and declared he was "thankful (MLB) didn't let me buy a team."
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Browns' Myles Garrett maintains Steelers QB Mason Rudolph used racial slur before brawl

In an interview with ESPN, Myles Garrett again alleged that Steelers QB Mason Rudolph directed a racial slur at him prior to helmet-swinging incident.
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SEC commissioner, SEC Network condemn ESPN analyst for 'scantily clad girls' gymnastics comment

The SEC and SEC Network issued statements Sunday condemning offensive comments made by college basketball analyst Barry Booker during a telecast.
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ESPN anchor's story on 'girl dad' Kobe Bryant generates wave of social media tributes

A story from ESPN anchor Elle Duncan on 'girl dad' Kobe Bryant spawns the hashtag #girldad with loving tributes
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Bengals' Duke Tobin on ESPN report about team not trading top NFL draft pick: 'News to me'

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday that the Bengals have no intention of trading the No. 1 overall pick in April's draft.
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ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff, who died last month, had Stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, fiancée says

Late ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff, who died Dec. 24, had Stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his fiancée posted on Twitter. He was 34 years old.
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Jacksonville Jaguars refute report that coach Doug Marrone will be dismissed after Sunday's game

The Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday refuted an ESPN report that head coach Doug Marrone would be dismissed after Sunday's game.
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Family feud at the Fiesta Bowl: ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit having 'surreal' week

ESPN broadcaster Kirk Herbstreit has twin sons on the roster for Clemson, leading to a strange week for a family of Ohio State fans and graduates
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ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff's fiancé posts heartfelt tribute

Following the death of her fiancé, ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff, Katy Berteau posted a heartfelt tribute to the reporter Thursday.
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What is multifocal pneumonia, the infection that killed ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff at 34?

Sports reporter Edward Aschoff lost his month-long battle to multifocal, or bilateral, pneumonia on Tuesday, his 34th birthday.
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ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff, 34, dies on birthday

Edward Aschoff began his career at ESPN as an SEC reporter for ESPN.com in 2011, before taking on a more expanded role for the network in 2017.
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Military Says Hand Gestures at Game Were Not White Power Signs

West Point and Naval Academy investigations found that cadets and midshipmen were playing “the circle game” during an ESPN broadcast of the Army-Navy game on Saturday.
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Conor McGregor returns against Cowboy Cerrone at UFC 246 in Las Vegas

conor mcgregor returns against cowboy cerrone at ufc 246 in las vegas
Las Vegas, December 18: UFC will kick off 2020 with a thrilling bout featuring former lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial fan favorite Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. UFC 246:..
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Chiefs' equipment arrives in time for game against Patriots

According to ESPN, about 35 players bags containing helmets, shoulder pads, and footballs were left behind, but the gear arrived before kickoff.
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Football family: ASU's Al Luginbill set course for his son Tom to become ESPN star

Al Luginbill, in his third tour of duty with ASU football, set the course for his son Tom to become a media star with ESPN. Here's how it happened.
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49ers' George Kittle returned to game vs. Cardinals with broken bone in ankle, per report

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle returned to the Oct. 31 game vs. the Arizona Cardinals with a broken bone in his ankle, ESPN reported.
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You can get a huge deal if you sign up for this Disney+ bundle

Looking to stream blockbuster movies, live sports, and iconic TV shows? The Disney+ bundle will save you 25% on Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ subscriptions
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