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2013-09-13 16:22:57

The one-hour, star-studded special One Nacion will honor the Top 10 Most Influential Hispanic Athletes of All-Time; Comprehensive content lined up across all platforms through the entire month; All Content is presented by Jack Daniel's and Gillette LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESPN and ESPN Deportes kick off the month-long celebration with One Nacion: ESPN Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Hispanic Heritage Month, a show centered around the countdown of the top 10 most...

2008-09-23 09:00:30

WINTER PARK, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Highwinds Network Group, Inc., a multi-platform IP services and content distribution provider, today announced that veteran media executive and entrepreneur Brian Bedol has joined its board of directors, bringing with him nearly three decades of industry expertise. While his accomplishments are numerous and varied, Bedol is perhaps best known for founding and operating two successful independent cable networks: Classic Sports Network and CSTV:...

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. The tournament, a joint venture of Major League Baseball and its players union, will feature a number of the game's biggest stars playing for their home countries or territories. Teams include Cuba, the United States, the...

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. CSTV, which recently was acquired by CBS Corp., will have several hundred men's and women's basketball games from the Atlantic 10 Conference on either the channel or via broadband beginning in fall 2006. The CSTV agreement also includes the...

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. The separate agreements also require the media companies to telecast all other FIFA events for the United States, and to do "substantial promotions" for those events. Univision paid $325 million in cash for exclusive...