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  1. ESPN Spent $5 Million in Legal Fees Defending Its Licensing Contracts

    9:32 am 4/4/2013

    After saying it prevailed at a trial against Dish Network, the leading sports network demands reimbursement of its costs.Read more

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  2. ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons From Twitter After Criticizing Network

    2:16 pm 3/14/2013

    One of the sports network's biggest personalities called a segment that aired on "First Take" on Monday "awful and embarrassing," allegedly drawing his employer's ire.Read more

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  3. ESPN Hires Ray Lewis as Football Analyst

    11:11 am 3/13/2013

    The passionate, controversial and recently retired former NFL star will appear on several shows, including alongside Steve Young, Trent Dilfer and Stuart Scott before and after "Monday Night Football."Read more

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  4. Analysts Boost News Corp. Stock Price Target on Sports Network Launch

    4:46 am 3/6/2013

    Over time, one observer sees potential for the channel to provide a 5 percent lift to earnings per share for the conglomerate's soon-to-be-separate Fox Group. Read more

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  5. New Sports Cable Network Should 'Not Try to Beat ESPN': News Corp. COO

    7:11 am 3/5/2013

    Chase Carey tells an investor conference that the channel could become "a multi-billion-dollar franchise," even though it will invest money near-term, as Fox Sports 1 unveils its initial programming block.Read more

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  6. Keith Olbermann Wants to Return to ESPN (Report)

    1:25 pm 3/4/2013

    The broadcaster, off the air since his abrupt Current TV exit in 2012, has reportedly met with network president John Skipper.Read more

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  7. ESPN to Sell U.K., Ireland TV Channels to British Telecom Giant BT

    5:09 am 2/25/2013

    UPDATED: The deal comes after the sale of the Walt Disney-owned sports juggernaut's 50 percent stake in its Asian joint venture with News Corp. Read more

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  8. Hannah Storm on Crafting Her 'Multifaceted' Sheryl Swoopes Doc for ESPN

    3:43 pm 2/19/2013

    The broadcaster tells THR her film about the WNBA trailblazer, who went bankrupt, is "an unfiltered look from the inside out of a woman who achieved great things but had great struggles.”Read more

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  9. Dish-ESPN Trial Offers a Rare Inside Look at TV Dealmaking

    8:30 am 2/19/2013

    The satellite provider seeks $150 million from the cable net as the current eight-year licensing deal is set to expire in September. Read more

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  10. Analyst: TV Networks' Leverage Over Pay-TV Operators Is Increasing

    5:07 am 2/19/2013

    AMC, CBS, NBC and A&E drew higher viewer-loyalty ratings as Lazard reiterates that Disney would face declines if carriage fees were split according to loyalty.Read more

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