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Posted by Dave Nagle on September 24, 2014

ESPN Statement on Bill Simmons

ESPN Statement on Bill Simmons “Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations must also operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards. We have worked hard to ensure that our recent NFL coverage has met that criteria. Bill Simmons did not meet those obligations in a recent podcast, and as a [...]

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Posted by Amy Phillips on September 22, 2014

Capital One Becomes Title Sponsor of the Orange Bowl

Multi-Year Deal Elevates Capital One to Official Credit Card and Banking Partner of the New College Football Playoff McLean, Va.; Bristol, Conn.; and Miami Lakes, Fla. – As part of an agreement with ESPN, Capital One has secured the title sponsorship of the Orange Bowl, beginning with the Capital One Orange Bowl to be played [...]

Posted by Amy Phillips on September 2, 2014

ESPN Promotes Marie Donoghue to Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Original Content

ESPN today announced that Marie Donoghue has been promoted to executive vice president, global strategy and original content, continuing to report to ESPN President John Skipper. “Marie possesses that rare combination of strategic business acumen and creative content development skills,” Skipper said.  “Her expertise will be instrumental as ESPN continues to evolve.” Having managed ESPN’s [...]

Posted by admin on August 23, 2014

Nickname Statement

“Our consistent company policy will continue: using official names and marks as presented by the teams, leagues and conferences we cover. We do, however, recognize the debate over the use of ‘Washington Redskins’ and have afforded individuals the opportunity to decide how they will use those words when reporting on the team.”