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Posted by Tara Chozet on January 28, 2015

USC ATHLETICS AND ESPNLA SIGN FOUR-YEAR EXTENSION FOR FOOTBALL, MEN’S BASKETBALL

USC and ESPNLA have signed a four-year contract extension, ensuring that Trojan football will continue to be heard live on Southern California’s leading sports radio outlet ESPNLA 710AM through the 2018-19 season. Since 2006, ESPNLA 710AM has been the flagship station of the USC Football Radio Network, which reaches from Fresno to San Diego. The [...]

2011 - Longhorn Network Launch

Posted by Gracie Blackburn on January 20, 2015

Longhorn Network to Launch Nationwide On DIRECTV Jan. 21

BRISTOL, Conn., and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015 – ESPN and DIRECTV announced today that Longhorn Network (LHN), the 24/7 channel devoted to The University of Texas, will be available to fans within the state of Texas and nationwide beginning this Wednesday, Jan. 21. Carriage of the network is part of a larger agreement [...]

The ESPYS - July 16, 2014

Posted by Rachel Margolis Siegal on January 12, 2015

The V Foundation Announces Ground-breaking Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund

Program Pays Homage to Beloved Sportscaster ESPN Seeds Fund with $100,000 Grant (Cary, NC) – The V Foundation for Cancer Research and family members representing Stuart Scott announced a new cancer research fund to honor the memory of Stuart Scott. The Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund will help continue Stuart’s fight against cancer and [...]

Posted by Teri Couch on January 8, 2015

ESPN, Inc.: 2014 in Review

In 2014, ESPN celebrated its 35th birthday, and the company relied on two hallmark points of emphasis that have fueled its amazing success from day one – creative use of technology and tapping into the deep passion of fans for the sports and teams they love – to move the company forward. Those were best [...]

Aaron LaBerge - April 2, 2014

Posted by Teri Couch on January 5, 2015

LaBerge Named ESPN Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Aaron LaBerge has been named ESPN’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, just the second CTO in the company’s 35-year history. Reporting to John Skipper, ESPN President and Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks, LaBerge is responsible for oversight, strategic leadership and direction of technology across all ESPN media and businesses. He also serves on The [...]