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ESPN is an American multinational 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 report details more on Washington NFL team's toxic culture with interviews from four former female staffersThe women, who spoke with Jeremy Schapp of "Outside The Lines," say they were harassed and subjected to misogynistic and sexist behavior.
Oscar De La Hoya plans to come out of retirement after 12 years away from ringOscar De La Hoya has been retired from professional boxing for nearly 12 years but plans on making a comeback, he told ESPN.
You can save more than $70 a year on Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+—here's howThis Disney+ bundle comes with Hulu and ESPN+ access and can save you more than $70 per year on these streaming services—here's how to get it.
Ex-NFL linebacker Reggie Williams driving force behind Disney sports complex hosting NBA bubbleEx-Bengals linebacker Reggie Williams recalls key challenges in launching ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex now hosting NBA's "bubble" campaign.
President Trump awards Medal of Freedom to former Olympic track star Jim Ryun, who talks about dishonoring flagJim Ryun was ranked greatest HS athlete of all time by ESPN. He was on cover of Sports Illustrated seven times before 25 and has Olympic silver medal.
Sen. Kelly Loeffler intends on staying in WNBA, co-owning Atlanta Dream: 'They can't push me out'Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Georgia, told ESPN she does not intend to sell her stake in the Atlanta Dream despite the WNBA's embrace of Black Lives Matter.
ESPN's Rachel Nichols secretly recorded inside NBA bubble in OrlandoThe host of "The Jump" is quarantining and broadcasting from her room at Disney World. The tape reveals a conversation about personnel matters.
ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski apologizes to Sen. Josh Hawley for profane email responseESPN said Adrian Wojnarowski's profane email response to Sen. Josh Hawley was "unacceptable behavior and we do not condone it."
Announcer Dave Lamont apologizes for comment made during ESPN college football call to discuss raceESPN play-by-play announcer thought he was muted, but was overheard referring to conference call dealing with race as "venting," per New York Post.
How a Kansas City liquor store manager broke news of Patrick Mahomes' record-setting contractLess than two hours later, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs had agreed to terms on a 10-year extension.
A decade later, 'The Decision' hardly represents LeBron James' true legacyESPN will premiere a docuseries Sunday that examines the infamous TV special when LeBron James devastated Cleveland by leaving for Miami.
All winners and notable moments from 2020 ESPY AwardsAll the winners and notable moments that occurred during the (virtual) 2020 ESPYS, ESPN's celebration of sports.
Philadelphia Eagles TE Dallas Goedert punched at South Dakota bar, per reportThird-year pro Dallas Goedert was not seriously injured after what was apparently an unprovoked attack, according to reports from NJ.com, ESPN.
ESPN's new Bruce Lee documentary, 'Be Water,' is a 'must-watch' look at racism in Hollywood, critics sayCritics call ESPN's new "30 for 30" Bruce Lee documentary, "Be Water," a "must-watch" for fans of the late actor and martial arts great.
Lance Armstrong documentary on ESPN ends with moral contrast to his son, martyr-like speechESPN's two-part "30-for-30" film about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong finishes with details of his downfall.
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.
Ex-NBA player, ESPN analyst Stephen Jackson remembers 'twin' George Floyd on social mediaFormer NBA player and current ESPN analyst Stephen Jackson grew up with George Floyd and remembered his "twin" on social media.
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 apparently not in love with ESPN documentary in which he starsThe 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.
How ESPN could shake up its 'Monday Night Football' broadcast booth heading into 2020ESPN needs a new 'Monday Night Football' broadcast booth. Here's a collection of play-by-play options, color commentary candidates and wild cards.
Coronavirus stimulus payments, UFC on ESPN+ 29, Los Angeles-area beaches: 5 things to know WednesdayDeadline to request direct deposit for coronavirus stimulus payments, LA-area beaches to reopen and more things to start your Wednesday.
Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland out at 'Monday Night Football', per reportsJoe Tessitore and Booger McFarland, part of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" broadcast team the past two seasons, won't return, according to reports.
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.
Korea Baseball Organization will have curious MLB fans watching as regular season beginsThe Korea Baseball Organization, which starts play May 5, will have games televised live on ESPN. Here are some players and story lines to watch.
ESPN apologizes for graphic in Tee Higgins' NFL draft bio, will rethink airing tragic facts in futureAfter controversy over an NFL draft graphic about Tee Higgins, ESPN says it will "self-scout" airing tragic or traumatic player facts in the future.
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.
Warriors' Draymond Green criticizes Michael Jordan in defense of Scottie PippenDraymond Green defended Scottie Pippen's actions during the 1997-98 season after watching ESPN's documentary The Last Dance.
'The Last Dance' frenzy: Twitter goes nuts for Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan documentary premiere on ESPNTwitter 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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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.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce draft selections from his New York homeNFL commissioner to reveal selections on broadcast that will be simulcast on ESPN and NFL Network while also serving as a fundraiser for coronavirus.
ESPN moves up release for 'The Last Dance' documentary on Michael Jordan, 1990s BullsThe much-anticipated Michael Jordan/Chicago Bulls documentary "The Last Dance" will premiere April 19 instead of June.
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.
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."
Former NHL player Matthew Barnaby arrested for misdemeanor assault, public intoxicationFormer NHL player and ESPN hockey analyst Matthew Barnaby was arrested Thursday morning on misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and assault.
Former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry tweets photo before surgery to remove brain tumorFormer ESPN reporter and current Fox News contributor Britt McHenry, 33, was scheduled to have brain surgery Wednesday for a "golf ball-sized tumor."
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."
Salisbury University baseball slugger Justin Meekins' head shot makes viral impressionSalisbury University baseball player Justin Meekins has made his way to ESPN and MLB.com with his senior year photo shot.
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."
Browns' Myles Garrett maintains Steelers QB Mason Rudolph used racial slur before brawlIn an interview with ESPN, Myles Garrett again alleged that Steelers QB Mason Rudolph directed a racial slur at him prior to helmet-swinging incident.
SEC commissioner, SEC Network condemn ESPN analyst for 'scantily clad girls' gymnastics commentThe SEC and SEC Network issued statements Sunday condemning offensive comments made by college basketball analyst Barry Booker during a telecast.
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