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  1. ESPN Fires Employee for Offensive Jeremy Lin Headline

    12:22 pm 2/19/2012

    The employee responsible for the headline "Chink in the Armor" Friday night on ESPN's mobile website has been fired, and an ESPNEWS anchor who used the phrase has been suspended.Read more

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  2. U.S. Radio Industry Grows Annual Advertising Revenue 1 Percent to $17.4 Billion

    2:31 pm 2/17/2012

    Radio expects to capture seven percent of the estimated $5.6 billion that will be spent on political advertising across all media in 2012.Read more

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  3. ESPN's Jamie Horowitz Promoted to VP, Original Programming and Production

    1:38 pm 2/13/2012

    The newly-created position is aimed to bolster the network's ongoing commitment to signature content.Read more

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  4. Magic Johnson HIV Documentary to Air March 11 on ESPN (Video)

    10:00 am 2/10/2012

    The film, called "The Announcement," is collaboration between the sports network and NBA Entertainment.Read more

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  5. ESPN Sets Executive Structure Under President John Skipper

    9:44 am 1/25/2012

    Skipper, who took over from long-time chief George Bodenheimer on Jan. 1, will keep most execs in place while handing out a couple of promotions.Read more

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  6. ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback Calls Football 'More Popular Than Hollywood'

    8:32 am 1/18/2012

    "Football is more popular than Hollywood," according to ESPN columnist and contributing editor of The Atlantic Gregg Easterbrook, defining Hollywood as "the producers of mainstream, primetime television, many of which are Hollywood studios."Read more

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  7. Alabama Rout Over LSU in BCS Championship Scores for ESPN

    12:16 pm 1/10/2012

    An average of 16 million households tuned in for the Crimson Tide's 21-0 victory over the Tigers.Read more

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  8. ESPN, Fox Resist Handing Over Sports Broadcast Deals in Lawsuit by Former College Athletes

    8:15 am 1/9/2012

    Bill Russell is among the sports legends involved in a class action that initially focused on the exploitation of athletes in video games and has suddenly become a huge headache for all TV networks broadcasting NCAA sports. Read more

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  9. ESPN Broadcaster Mistakes Photo of Michelle Obama for Sideline Reporter (Video)

    10:43 am 1/5/2012

    The sports network's Jon Gruden was shown a picture of the First Lady during Wednesday's Orange Bowl game, but thought she was on-air personality Lisa Salters. Read more

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  10. Wall Street Sees Benefits for Both Sides in Comcast-Disney Carriage Deal

    7:45 am 1/5/2012

    One analyst says the 10-year agreement helps ESPN monetize its recent NFL Monday Night Football renewal, but another observer still expects the expensive sports channel could lose some subscribers over time.Read more

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