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Face Facts: Tony Reali Enters His 20th Year At ESPN With New Deal

“My goal for every show, every day is to make people feel,” says Reali, who's evolved from "PTI's" "Stat Boy"…

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ESPN Salutes Jodi Markley, EVP Content and Creative Services, Who Retires After A 32-Year Stellar Career

Jimmy Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN and Sports Content, writes of Markley: "ESPN would not be what it is today without her."

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Executive Voice: ESPN Salutes SVP College Sports Programming and Events, Pete Derzis, Who Retires After 31 Years Of Visionary Leadership

EVP Burke Magnus: 'In helping ESPN cement its position as the media industry leader in college sports, Pete Derzis was…

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A Timeline of ESPN’s Long-Term Relationship and Past Rights Agreements with the National Football League

This afternoon, The Walt Disney Company announced a new, wide-ranging, long-term agreement with the National Football League. The landmark 10-year…

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Yes, Hockey Fans, The Iconic ESPN NHL Theme Music Will Be Back

Early 90’s musical piece still resonates with hockey fans after nearly 30 years

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ESPN’s Pitaro Welcomes Disney CEO Chapek to ESPN Virtual Town Hall

Wide-ranging discussion includes separate updates from ESPN leadership on various aspects of the business.

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‘Coach was the only person bold and brave enough to think of boycotting games over Proposition 42’

On the 32nd anniversary of Georgetown coach John Thompson's dramatic protest, The Undefeated's Jesse Washington explores the moment and the…

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ESPN Highlights From Disney’s Investor Day 2020 Presentation

Announced Thursday: A new 10-year agreement with the SEC and ESPN+ programming featuring Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Stephen A. Smith…

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ESPN Remembers Vaughn McClure, Atlanta Falcons NFL Nation Reporter

Falcons beat writer Vaughn McClure, who joined ESPN in 2013 and contributed to many platforms, died unexpectedly at his home…

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‘Continuing to be a part of ESPN is even more opportunity to make beautiful music with the people around me’

Play-by-play voice Jason Benetti has signed a multi-year extension; he reflects on his career and his colleagues cheer the news

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ESPN’s Jimmy Pitaro Honored with Sports Business Journal’s Executive of the Year

Current President Jimmy Pitaro joins former President George Bodenheimer (2011) as ESPN leaders who have been honored with the prestigious…

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A Continuing Tradition of Joy: Little League World Series Through the Years

As Little League International extends its partnership with ESPN through 2030, a look at images highlighting Little League World Series…

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FWAA presents first annual “Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award” in memory of ESPN CFB reporter

Today, the first annual "Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award" was awarded to The Athletic's David Ubben.

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Production Notes: ACC Network Celebrates Its First Anniversary

ACCN commentators, executives, and ACC Commissioner John Swofford share some of their favorite moments from network's inaugural year.

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ESPN Wins Eight Sports Emmy Awards to Lead Industry

“At a time when we have been reminded of the important place sports has in the lives of fans, we…

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