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  1. ESPN Chief John Skipper Calls Chris Broussard's Jason Collins Remarks 'A Mistake'

    10:25 am 5/14/2013

    “As a company, we have a tolerant point of view, we're a diverse company," says network president John Skipper. "That just does not represent what our company thinks.”Read more

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  2. ESPN Chief John Skipper Tells Rival Fox Sports: 'We Like Competition'

    8:52 am 5/14/2013

    The top-rated cable sports net also will unveil a new 10,000 square foot "SportsCenter" set and launch a daily soccer show and weekly NFL program.Read more

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  3. U.K.'s Channel 4 to Sell Ads for BT Sports Channels

    3:51 am 5/2/2013

    The telecom giant is looking for the broadcaster to bring in ad revenue for two new networks and Britain's ESPN, which BT recently agreed to buy.Read more

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  4. ESPN Responds to Chris Broussard's On-Air Anti-Gay Comments

    8:02 pm 4/29/2013

    UPDATED: The NBA reporter appeared on "Outside the Lines" in a segment dedicated to Jason Collins, who came out as gay on Monday. Read more

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  5. ESPN's Chris Broussard Calls Homosexuality a Sin During Jason Collins Segment (Video)

    1:21 pm 4/29/2013

    The NBA reporter is under fire for quoting the Bible on the cable network while discussing the Washington Wizards center's decision to come out.Read more

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  6. Therapy Content Secures Life Rights to Terry Fox Story

    10:18 am 4/12/2013

    The indie producer plans a theatrical feature based on the young Canadian amputee's 1980s cross-country marathon interrupted by a return bout with cancer and eventual death. Read more

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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