ESPN is cutting its workforce, the latest Disney division to reduce staff. “We are implementing changes across the company to enhance our continued growth while smartly managing costs,” the sports media giant said in a statement Tuesday.
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Suddenly wives of the world have never been more interested in watching sports. Jon Hamm announced that he will be hosting the 2013 ESPY Awards, during an appearance on Wednesday’s “LIVE with Kelly and Michael.”
Keith Olbermann has burned a lot of bridges, but seems eager to build one back to ESPN. The anchor, who is suing his most recent employer, Current TV, has made several overtures to the sports network he left in 1997, the New York Times reports.
The beauty pageant queen who shot to social media stardom during the BCS championship will be back in front of the cameras ahead of the NFL’s title game.
Erin Andrews is leaving ESPN after eight years, amid reports that she is being “aggressively” courted by Fox Sports.
ESPN Films has announced the return of its “30 for 30″ sports documentary series, with a second season that will be accompanied by the launch of a series of 30 short films that will debut at sportswriting website Grantland.com.
There are rumors that Erin Andrews’ time is up at ESPN. It must be contract negotiation time! Andrews, the co-host of ESPN’s “College GameDay” and a contributor for ABC’s “Good Morning America,” just finished her final assignment under her current deal with the network.
ESPN has fired one employee and suspended another for using the same racist word in connection to New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin. In both cases, an employee used the word “chink” in reference to Lin, a Palo Alto native of Chinese descent.
For just the sixth time in Monday Night Football’s 42-year history, only two announcers will man the iconic booth, ESPN announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA fans seem more excited about basketball’s return than bitter about the lockout based on television ratings for the league’s delayed openers. The five Christmas games… More