As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
Hugh Douglas is no longer working for ESPN. The former NFL player and “Numbers Never Lie” host was fired by ESPN on Tuesday after reports surfaced last week of an alleged confrontation between…
There is one area where both expansion and dilution are clearly having a deleterious effect -- sports television.
As the CBS blackout on Time Warner Cable appears to be heading into a second week, a big contract dispute may be brewing between Dish Network and Disney/ABC and ESPN -- and it could be every bit as…
The hits just keep on coming for Major League Baseball, with reports that several more big-name players will accept suspensions — with the most prominent rule-breaker being Yankees star Alex…
Richard Nixon and Katarina Witt might seem like an unlikely pair, but they're both subjects of fascinating documentaries airing in the next week, each filtered -- in varying degrees -- through the…
A day after the first rehearsal for his new ESPN2 latenight program “Olbermann,” Keith Olbermann reiterated that lessons learned from his tumultuous past would help keep him ruddered on his new…
Silver will contribute in multifacted role.
Statistician Nate Silver is heading from The New York Times to ESPN, and will take his FiveThirtyEight franchise with him. Silver, a number-cruncher who rose to fame by projecting the 2008 and 2012…
Keith Olbermann and ESPN president John Skipper said there was no contractual prohibition on politics with Olbermann's new latenight talkshow, but that it would come up only as it relates to sports.
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