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2008-09-23 09:00:30

WINTER PARK, Fla., Sept.

2006-01-31 03:23:48

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - ESPN will carry the inaugural World Baseball Classic, a 16-country tournament designed to crown baseball's world champion among the best players from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, the United States and elsewhere.

2006-01-26 02:38:12

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The Atlantic 10 Conference reached rights agreements with both CSTV and ESPN, deals that would give both companies men's and women's college basketball. Terms of the split deal weren't announced.

2005-11-02 21:44:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Univision Communications Inc. and the ABC and ESPN television networks have paid a record $425 million to air World Cup soccer and other events from 2007 to 2014, the Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.