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  1. ESPN to Air Commercials for Will Smith's NFL Drama, 'Concussion'

    10:14 am 11/12/2015

    Spots for the controversial film will be shown on the network, but it is unclear during which programs.Read more

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  2. Jim Brady Named ESPN Public Editor

    7:04 am 11/6/2015

    The former Washington Post online sports editor fills the post formerly known as ombudsman amid high profile exits and layoffs at Walt Disney's powerhouse sports network. Read more

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  3. Disney Shares Fall After Reporting Mixed Quarterly Earnings

    11:44 am 11/5/2015

    For the full fiscal year, Disney set a revenue record of $52.5 billion and scored a record $8.4 billion in net income.Read more

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  4. Disney Adds ESPN, ABC, More Channels to PlayStation Vue

    7:26 am 11/5/2015

    "PlayStation Vue provides a unique way to engage with our content and an opportunity to reach a segment of viewers who want a different kind of television experience."Read more

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  5. ESPN Suspends Grantland: Staff Reacts With Shock, Sadness

    11:40 am 10/30/2015

    "Well that's the first time I've ever found out I was laid off via Twitter," one Grantland staffer wrote.Read more

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  6. Activision Blizzard Taps Former NFL Network Chief Steve Bornstein to Lead E-Sports Division

    5:00 am 10/22/2015

    Major League Gaming co-founder Mike Sepso will also join the e-sports unit as senior vice president.Read more

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  7. ESPN President John Skipper Confirms Layoffs

    8:23 am 10/21/2015

    The top-rated sports net will pink slip about 300 employees in a reorganizational effort amid slowed growth and a contraction in lucrative subscriber fees. Read more

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  8. What's the Fate of ESPN Verticals Grantland and FiveThirtyEight.com?

    2:37 pm 10/20/2015

    Amid layoffs and high-profile exits, many wonder whether the network's star-based stand-alones may be the next to go in a streamlining effort.Read more

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  9. Kevin Merida Named Top Editor for ESPN's 'The Undefeated'

    10:09 am 10/19/2015

    Merida's appointment is the latest development for the standalone site after Jason Whitlock, who joined ESPN in part to launch the Grantland-like portal that would examine sports and pop culture through the lens of race, was removed as top editor and returned to Fox Sports.Read more

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  10. TV Networks Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over NFL Rights Deals

    7:39 am 10/19/2015

    Plaintiffs say that CBS, NBC, Fox and ESPN are harming competition in the pro-football marketplace.Read more

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