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Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer ESPN Would Be “Different Offering” Than ESPN+, CFO Says

"What ESPN+ is today is a complement to, not a substitute for, ESPN linear, so it doesn't make any sense to just port over all of those linear rights ... to an ESPN+ at the price point that it currently is," CFO Christine McCarthy says.

Reborn XFL Strikes TV Rights Deal With Disney

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia announced the league's 2023 return at Disney's ufpront presentation.

NBC Taps Maria Taylor as Host of ‘Football Night in America’

Taylor succeeds Mike Tirico, who was recently named the lead play-by-play announcer for 'Sunday Night Football.'

ESPN’s Sage Steele Sues Network, Claims Free Speech Violations and Retaliation

The host says her employer "sidelined" her after remarks she made on a podcast last year about COVID-19 vaccine mandates, former President Barack Obama and other topics.

ESPN Signs on as Founding Partner, Title Sponsor of Black Sports Business Symposium (Exclusive)

ESPN will recruit at the event, which is set to be held in Atlanta in June.

ESPN Gets Into the NFT Business With Tom Brady

The network is partnering with Tom Brady's Autograph to sell NFTs based on the ESPN+ series 'Man in the Arena: Tom Brady,' which will also begin streaming on Hulu and Disney+.

ESPN Plans Project Tied to Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier (Exclusive)

The sports giant has a video series, special college baseball coverage and live reports from the Jackie Robinson Museum opening tied to the initiative.

John Clayton, Longtime NFL Reporter for ESPN, Dies at 67

Clayton appeared on TV and radio for ESPN, working at the company for more than 20 years.

ESPN Poaches Joe Buck and Troy Aikman From Fox Sports in Sports Media Stunner

Buck and Aikman will be the lead play-by-play voice and analyst, respectively, for 'Monday Night Football.'

ESPN’s The Undefeated Will Be Rebranded As It Expands Coverage

The first short film from the newly titled Andscape, 'Starkeisha,' will stream March 7 on Hulu.

Joe Rogan to Return for Next UFC Event After Sitting Out This Weekend

The controversial Spotify host will not participate in ESPN's Saturday broadcast of UFC 271.

Spike Lee to Direct Colin Kaepernick Docuseries for ESPN

The project is part of a first-look deal the activist and former NFL quarterback has with Disney.