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  1. ESPN Anticipates More World Cup Growth in 2014 Before Rights Expire

    12:44 pm 1/11/2014

    Execs from the cable network, which lost its bid for the 2018 and 2022 games to Fox, say Rio de Janeiro will be significantly boosted from Cape Town in 2010 thanks to proximate time zones and growing U.S. interest. Read more

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  2. TV Ratings: Florida State's BCS Championship Win Averages 25.5 Million Viewers

    11:35 am 1/7/2014

    Shy of records for the college football final, ESPN's coverage of the game still ranks as the third-most-watched broadcast in cable history.Read more

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  3. Conde Nast Entertainment Names Former ESPN Sales Exec Chief Revenue Officer

    9:57 am 1/6/2014

    Lisa Valentino will be responsible for advertising and marketing across the company's new digital video network.Read more

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  4. Final BCS Title Game Set for Kickoff on ESPN

    8:00 am 1/6/2014

    Florida State and Auburn play for the national championship Monday night.Read more

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  5. Cable TV Contributes More than 60 Percent of Hollywood Profits (Analysis)

    5:00 am 1/6/2014

    Disney, Time Warner, Viacom, Fox, NBCUniversal and CBS have all seen gains from ad growth and carriage fee negotiations, according to a THR analysis of data from the first three quarters of 2013.Read more

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  6. Tim Tebow Lands ESPN Job

    1:49 pm 12/30/2013

    The quarterback, dropped by the New England Patriots before the start of the 2013 NFL season, will be a football analyst for the cable network as well as the upstart SEC Network. Read more

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  7. ESPN Extends Canadian TV Deal With TSN and RDS

    11:39 am 12/17/2013

    The U.S. sports media brand will continue to supply live event, news and information programming to the English and French language cable channels.Read more

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  8. ESPN Reverses Decision to Reject 'Jesus' Ad (Video)

    12:55 pm 12/12/2013

    The sports network owned by the Walt Disney Co. was under assault for refusing to air a Christmas commercial for a children's hospital, allegedly because the spot was too religious. Read more

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  9. Obama: I Want to Host ESPN's 'SportsCenter' When I Retire

    6:00 am 12/4/2013

    The president put in his ask to Disney CEO Bob Iger at a private meeting with entertainment moguls during his Nov. 26 visit to Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation.Read more

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  10. Disney Quarterly Earnings Beat Expectations

    12:47 pm 11/7/2013

    The conglomerate's interactive unit swung to an operating profit after years of losses.Read more

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