Tag archive for ‘ESPN’
By news On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

NFL notebook: Owners adopt anthem policy, players upset

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); NFL owners approved a policy on Wednesday for player conduct during the national anthem. Players, coaches and personnel on the field must stand when More...

By news On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Disney to create live sports, entertainment shows for Twitter

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will create live sports, news and entertainment programming specifically for Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) social network, a move to attract online viewers and advertising revenue More...

By news On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

ESPN+ streaming service launches Disney’s digital drive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) on Thursday debuted its new ESPN+ digital subscription service, the first consumer offering in the traditional media company’s push to become a leader in streaming More...

By news On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Motor racing: ESPN to use Sky Sports for Formula One coverage

LONDON (Reuters) – ESPN will look to Sky Sports to provide its Formula One coverage in the United States this season, the broadcaster said on Tuesday. Formula One announced last October that ESPN, majority More...

By news On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

U.S. sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, 82, dies in San Diego: media

(Reuters) – Broadcaster Dick Enberg, who charmed sports fans with his “Oh My!” declaration as he called some of the most memorable sporting events during the last five decades, died on Thursday, ESPN More...

By news On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

ESPN President Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company’s most important network, due to a problem with addiction. “I have struggled for many years with More...

By news On Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Texans owner meets with players after ‘inmates’ comment

(The Sports Xchange) – A day after his “inmates running the prison” comment in reference to ongoing player protests during the national anthem became public, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair met with team More...

By news On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf: ESPN

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday. The More...

By news On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Fewer NFL players kneel during anthem as Trump repeats call for protest to end

(Reuters) – Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to kneel during the U.S. national anthem before league games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest More...

By news On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Walt Disney threatens to pull ESPN, ABC from Optimum

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has threatened to pull its programming from the fourth largest U.S. cable distributor, Altice USA, if the two parties cannot reach a deal before the end of the More...